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Subject: Re: Hearty precedents to Marilyn Horne
From: Sue Harrison <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Sun, 18 Dec 2016 20:58:44 +0000
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30 years ago John Ardoin inntroduced a fun ed. class to a recording of Conchita Supervia as Carmen, and suddenly we were mesmerized by her voice and were reminded of the vibrato of Edith Piaf.
Sue HarrisonDallas, TX

      From: Jason Victor Serinus <[log in to unmask]>
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 Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2016 11:56 AM
 Subject: Hearty precedents to Marilyn Horne
   
THE singer who was responsible for the Rossini revival, and injected more
personality and brilliance into her singing than any other mezzo of her
generation - shucks, every other mezzo until Bartoli - is Conchita
Supervia. Her Rossini recordings are priceless, her Spanish repertoire and,
yes, Mozart incomparable. The best transfers are on Marston, but out of
print Pearl discs are a second choice. She recorded a huge amount in the
early electrical era before dying during childbirth while still in her
prime. A fascinating comparison is between her rendition of Manuel de
Falla's *Siete canciones populares españolas *and that of a late career
Maria Barrientos, accompanied by de Falla. There's also a film, available
from Bel Canto, in which she makes a cameo appearance singing Musetta's
Waltz. Delicious.

jason
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