|Lyrics Assignment||Music Composition Assignments William Wieland|
Composition Component — We will together choose a single text and each set it to music, then compare results.
Consider the following:
Libby Larsen is a composer from the Twin Cities. Read her page entitled On Setting Text.
Setting Text in English to Music by Matthew C. Saunders offers useful advice even if your text is not in English.
Finally, listen to Puccini.