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100 1  Tuck, Patrick Matthew 
245 10 Brahms's "Ein deutsches Requiem":  Dialectic and the 
       chromatic middleground 
300    120 p 
500    Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 68-
       03, Section: A, page: 0792 
500    Adviser:  Jeffrey Perry 
502    Thesis (Ph.D.)--Louisiana State University and 
       Agricultural & Mechanical College, 2007 
520    Brahms's Ein deutsches Requiem (1868) has been the focus 
       of much scholarly research. The present study focuses 
       specifically on the work's dialectic: the presentation and
       resolution of a conflict between mortal suffering and 
       eternal joy. It takes an Schenkerian approach to the tonal
       content of the piece, which provides a musical reflection 
       of the human spiritual journey to the afterlife. It 
       examines how Brahms brings his chosen texts to life with 
       the aid of musical processes such as mixture, register 
       transfer, coupling, covering lines, and contrasting 
       textures. The present study will cite previous authors who
       have noted the opposing forces in the  Requiem's 
       construction. To the wealth of theoretical and historical 
       writing about Brahms's Requiem the present study will 
       contribute an Schenkerian account of musical processes 
       that are integral parts of the work's philosophical 
590    School code: 0107 
590    DDC 
650  4 Music 
690    0413 
710 2  Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical 
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