Caruso and Tetrazzini on the Art of Singing

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Courier Corporation, 1909 - Music - 71 pages
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This classic work is filled with non-technical advice for aspiring singers from two of the greatest voices to ever take the stage: the tenor Caruso and the coloratura soprano Tetrazzini. The two Italian legends discuss the care and training of the voice, tone emission and attack, voice faults, more.
 

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
7
Section 3
10
Section 4
29
Section 5
34
Section 6
39
Section 7
56
Section 8
61
Section 9
67
Section 10
75
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Neapolitan tenor Enrico Caruso (1873 1921) performed in opera houses around the world, including more than 800 appearances at New York's Metropolitan Opera. He was the first recording star in history, and his rendition of "Vesti la giubba" from "Pagliacci" sold more than a million records.
Florence native Luisa Tetrazzini (1871 1940) sang all of the leading coloratura parts and many of the great lyric roles in opera. Possessed of a clear high soprano with great flexibility, she performed with great success in all of the world's great opera houses and was a popular teacher and vocal coach.

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