Title

Recurrent melodic structures and libretto continuity in Mozart's 'Die Zauberfloete'

Date of Award

1963

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Music

Advisor(s)

Abraham Veinus

Keywords

Music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, melody, librettos, "Zauberflote"

Subject Categories

Musicology

Abstract

This study attempts to define the scope of recurrent melodic structure in "The Magic Flute", the dramatic context of the recurrences, and the pertinence of these factors to the reading of the libretto as a dramatic continuum.--Preface.

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