Bel Canto by Robert Toft

Genre : Music
Editor : Oxford University Press on Demand
Release : 2013-01-31
ISBN-13 : 9780199832316
Hardcover : 263 Pages


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In Bel Canto, the first ever guide to the bel canto style, author Robert Toft provides singers with the tools they need to bring scores to life in an historically informed manner.

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Harper Collins
Release : 2009-03-17
ISBN-13 : 9780061738883
Hardcover : 352 Pages


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Now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe. New York Times Bestseller Ann Patchett’s award winning, bestselling novel that balances themes of love and crisis as disparate characters learn that music is their only common language—now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe. “Blissfully romantic…. A terrific, spellcasting story.” — San Francisco Chronicle Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of the powerful businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening—until a band of gun-wielding terrorists takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a panicked, life-threatening scenario slowly evolves into something quite different, a moment of great beauty, as terrorists and hostages forge unexpected bonds and people from different continents become compatriots, intimate friends, and lovers.

Genre : Music
Editor : Scarecrow Press
Release : 1980
ISBN-13 : 081081370X
Hardcover : 236 Pages


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Presents in acoustic phonetics, register and musical notation, many exercises that will make the voice stronger and more musical according to the precepts of Bel Canto.

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Harper Collins
Release : 2009-03-17
ISBN-13 : 9780061738883
Hardcover : 352 Pages


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Now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe. New York Times Bestseller Ann Patchett’s award winning, bestselling novel that balances themes of love and crisis as disparate characters learn that music is their only common language—now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe. “Blissfully romantic…. A terrific, spellcasting story.” — San Francisco Chronicle Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of the powerful businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening—until a band of gun-wielding terrorists takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a panicked, life-threatening scenario slowly evolves into something quite different, a moment of great beauty, as terrorists and hostages forge unexpected bonds and people from different continents become compatriots, intimate friends, and lovers.

Genre : Bel canto
Editor : Timber Press
Release : 1994
ISBN-13 : UCSD:31822018685503
Hardcover : 378 Pages


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Includes all the operas of Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini, describing the circumstances of each opera's first performance, discussing the libretto, outlining the plot, and giving an analysis of the music.

Genre : Singing
Editor : feelgreat publishing
Release : 2007
ISBN-13 : 0942106016
Hardcover : 89 Pages


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Bel Canto by James Stark

Genre : Music
Editor : University of Toronto Press
Release : 1999-01-01
ISBN-13 : 0802086144
Hardcover : 325 Pages


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A history of vocal pedagogy from the beginning of the bel canto tradition of solo singing in the late 16th century and dealing extensively with such topics as the emergence of virtuoso singing, national singing styles, and the 'secrets' of bel canto.

A History Of Bel Canto by Rodolfo Celletti

Genre : Music
Editor : Oxford University Press
Release : 1996
ISBN-13 : 9780198166412
Hardcover : 218 Pages


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Bel canto singing was a historical phenomenon which embraced Italian opera of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It required infinite variety of sound, in particular a lyrical ecstacy, a faultless technique to dispatch the vocal pyrotechnics demanded of it, and earned itself eloquent praise as `the singing which is heard within the soul'. Rodolfo Celletti, who has devoted his whole career to studying the voice from every historical, technical, and musical aspect, offers here a fascinating history of bel canto singing and the voice in operatic literature. He begins by discussing the links of bel canto with the operatic ideals of the baroque, and points out that the style was created as much by operatic composers and their librettists as by their executants, the singers. To this end he undertakes a review of Italian opera of the period, andtraces the development of the style in different composers and their works. There is a chapetr on Castrati - the voice par excellence of bel canto - and the art of singing in their day. The final chapter looks at the history of bel canto since Rossini, charting its death and resurrection.

The Bel Canto by Hermann Klein

Genre : Bel canto
Editor : London : Oxford University Press
Release : 1923
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105129656729
Hardcover : 53 Pages


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The Lost Art Of Bel Canto by Leta Whitney

Genre : Music
Editor :
Release : 2016-03-14
ISBN-13 : 0997127619
Hardcover : 68 Pages


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The Lost Art of Bel Canto is the most important modern work on the subject of the bel canto method of singing, as taught by William L. Whitney (1861-1949) and his wife, Leta. Whitney himself learned from his father and the greatest masters in Europe in the late 19th century. He then taught thousands of pupils, including the great Eleanor Steber.