Paul Hawkins Jr.

Scholarly Program Notes on a Graduate Vocal Recital

An in-depth study of the repertoire on the Vocal Recital of Master’s Candidate Paul Hawkins Jr., this research paper discusses biographical information about each composer, background on the larger works, and examines each piece through musical analysis. The repertoire discussed includes:

  • Handel’s “The Enemy Said” from Israel in Egypt
  • Schubert’s “Gute Nacht,” “Die Wetterfahne,” “Gerfrorne Tränen,” “Erstarrung,” and “Der Lindenbaum” from Winterreise
  • Hahn’s “Si me vers avaient des ailes,” “A Chloris,” and “Quand je fus pris au pavillon”
  • Tosti’s “Ideale” and “Marechiare”
  • Bolcom’s “I love the beauty of the view at home” from A View from the Bridge
  • Menotti’s “I know that you all hate me” from The Saint of Bleecker Street
  • Weill’s “Lonely House” from Street Scene
  • Byrd/Hawkins Spiritual Medley.

© Paul Hawkins Jr. 2016

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