Sullivan Presents at Song Cycles Conference

Posted: Monday, April 23, 2018

University of Evansville music professor James Sullivan recently made a presentation at the 20th- and 21st-Century Song Cycles for Voice and Piano Conference at Michigan State University.

His presentation "The Queer Context and Composition of Samuel Barber's 'Despite and Still'" discusses the impact that particularities of Barber's relationship with Gian Carlo Menotti had on Barber's choice of texts for the cycle, as well as his musical setting of them.

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