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JeSaurai Issue 1 10/2007 By various contributors
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JeSaurai Issue 1 10/2007 By various contributors
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The Technics of Bel Canto (1905) By Giovanni Battista Lamperti
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"Die Technik des Bel Canto" (1905) -- Extended Edition. As the last of the great master-teachers of the “old Italian school” of singing, Giovanni Battista Lamperti taught his... More > students virtuosic vocal techniques handed down from the great castrati of the 17th century: exquisitely rich chiaroscuro tone, seamless flowing legato phrasing, undetectable passaggi register transitions and the delicately poised appoggio breath technique that allowed the astonishingly rapid coloratura typical of baroque music. In the only treatise he ever wrote, Lamperti the younger shares with all students, teachers and enthusiasts of singing, the techniques and skills that made his students that greatest singers of their time: the arcane secrets of bel canto.< Less
The Technics of Bel Canto (1905) By Giovanni Battista Lamperti
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"Die Technik des Bel Canto" (1905) -- Extended Edition. As the last of the great master-teachers of the “old Italian school” of singing, Giovanni Battista Lamperti taught his... More > students virtuosic vocal techniques handed down from the great castrati of the 17th century: exquisitely rich chiaroscuro tone, seamless flowing legato phrasing, undetectable passaggi register transitions and the delicately poised appoggio breath technique that allowed the astonishingly rapid coloratura typical of baroque music. In the only treatise he ever wrote, Lamperti the younger shares with all students, teachers and enthusiasts of singing, the techniques and skills that made his students that greatest singers of their time: the arcane secrets of bel canto.< Less
ESTUDIO DEL TRATADO DE CANTO DE PIER FRANCESCO TOSI By Isabel Villagar, María Mercedes Jorge Serra
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Destacamos la importancia de la obra de interpretación y técnica vocal de Tosi, de gran influencia posterior, considerado clásicamente como el primer tratado de Canto.... More > Éste contiene ideas y conceptos que aún perviven en la actualidad. El texto ofrece varias lecturas y nos permite, por tanto, una revisión histórica de la pedagogía vocal, el análisis de la figura de los castrati, el estudio de los aspectos interpretativos y de las tendencias estéticas en el Barroco tardío, por citar algunos de los aspectos más destacados que lo convierten en un documento único de su época.< Less
ESTUDIO DEL TRATADO DE CANTO DE PIER FRANCESCO TOSI By Isabel Villagar, María Mercedes Jorge Serra
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Destacamos la importancia de la obra de interpretación y técnica vocal de Tosi, de gran influencia posterior, considerado clásicamente como el primer tratado de Canto.... More > Éste contiene ideas y conceptos que aún perviven en la actualidad. El texto ofrece varias lecturas y nos permite, por tanto, una revisión histórica de la pedagogía vocal, el análisis de la figura de los castrati, el estudio de los aspectos interpretativos y de las tendencias estéticas en el Barroco tardío, por citar algunos de los aspectos más destacados que lo convierten en un documento único de su época.< Less
Le Feste d'Imeneo By Fabrizio Cassoni, Gianfranco Spada
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Le Feste d'Imeneo, Tommaso Traetta a Parma, di Fabrizio Cassoni. Edizione e prologo a cura di Gianfranco Spada. La festa o azione teatrale, praticata a Vienna fin dal XVII secolo, raggiunse nel... More > Settecento, grazie anche a poeti come Metastasio e a compositori come Traetta, Hasse e Mozart, una notevole importanza nella vita teatrale di numerose corti europee, divenendo spesso il genere ideale per celebrare in musica eventi politici, dinastici, o semplicemente celebrativi. Nel mese di ottobre del 1760, mentre a Vienna si festeggiavano le nozze dell'Arciduca Giuseppe d'Asburgo e Isabella di Borbone con la messa in scena dell’Alcide al bivio con testo di Metastasio e musiche di Hasse, nello stesso momento a Parma, il duo Frugoni Traetta, allestiva Le feste d'Imeneo al Teatro Ducale.< Less
Observations on the Florid Song (1723) By Pier Francesco Tosi
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"Opinioni de’ cantori antichi, e moderni o sieno osservazioni sopra il canto figurato" (1723) -- Extended Edition. As the first full-length treatise ever to be published on... More > singing, Tosi revealed to the world the secret method that accounted for the unworldly vocal abilities of the famous castrati. Living in a Europe alight with the virtuosic Baroque operas of Handel, Scarlatti and Porpora, Tosi revealed that it was extensive training in the “old Italian school” of singing that cultivated the beautiful tone and expression of their voices, as well as the infamous mezza di voce, trills and runs. What’s more, Tosi revealed that the method worked equally well for any voice type, male or female, provided that its principles and techniques were adhered to with exactness and consistency. Written by one of the most famous singers and voice teachers of the early 18th century, Tosi’s Opinioni has remained an indispensable text on the bel canto singing method, as well as Baroque stylistic techniques.< Less
Observations on the Florid Song (1723) By Pier Francesco Tosi
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"Opinioni de’ cantori antichi, e moderni o sieno osservazioni sopra il canto figurato" (1723) -- Extended Edition. As the first full-length treatise ever to be published on... More > singing, Tosi revealed to the world the secret method that accounted for the unworldly vocal abilities of the famous castrati. Living in a Europe alight with the virtuosic Baroque operas of Handel, Scarlatti and Porpora, Tosi revealed that it was extensive training in the “old Italian school” of singing that cultivated the beautiful tone and expression of their voices, as well as the infamous mezza di voce, trills and runs. What’s more, Tosi revealed that the method worked equally well for any voice type, male or female, provided that its principles and techniques were adhered to with exactness and consistency. Written by one of the most famous singers and voice teachers of the early 18th century, Tosi’s Opinioni has remained an indispensable text on the bel canto singing method, as well as Baroque stylistic techniques.< Less
Gli evirati cantori e il mito di Orfeo By Vincenzo Villani
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Il parallelismo tra i cosiddetti Castrati ed Orfeo, viene fatto risalire al mito, alla vita e sopratutto alla morte mediante evirazione e smembramento di Orfeo stesso, argomenti che verranno esposti... More > nella seguente trattazione, partendo dall'esegesi del termine evirazione, alla diffusione del "fenomeno" degli evirati cantori, fino al loro declino.< Less