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Subject: Re: Singing Technique
From: Theresa Muir <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Theresa Muir <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:08:42 -0500
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How does one even know if a singer's tongue is shaking, unless you are watching closeups on a TV or other screen, or otherwise peering right into a singer's mouth?

Theresa




-----Original Message-----
>From: Stefan Zucker <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Nov 19, 2012 6:43 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Singing Technique
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>Magda Olivero's tongue shakes in time with her vibrato. Look at what she did with her voice and how it lasted. Did she have bad technique?
>
>Domingo's tongue and Joseph Schmidt's tongue point skywards, particularly above the staff. Do they have bad technique?
>
>The point I'm driving at is that it's important not to be a prisoner of preconceptions about technique. 
>
>Stefan
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>On Nov 19, 2012, at 12:18 AM, nobitters wrote:
>
>> I'm sure this has probably been brought up here before, but I am fairly new on 
>> here, but not to the world of opera..
>> 
>> Has anyone noticed how poor the technique is of many singers today is, 
>> particularly the most famous? I am not talking about subjective taste in regard 
>> to sound quality, but visible tenson, such as 
>> shaking jaw
>> shaking tongue
>> poor posture
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ?
>> 
>> 
>> Adam
>> 
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