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Subject: Re: question about coloratura singing - other than sopranos
From: robert levine <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Sun, 28 May 2017 23:15:25 -0400
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I believef the old DG recording under Ion Marin, with CHeryl
Studer/Jennifer Larmore/Samuel Ramey is close to note-accurate.
Bob

On Sun, May 28, 2017 at 10:40 PM, Jay & Ralph <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> But do you know of any recordings of the Semiramide Bass aria
> performed it AS WRITTEN?
>
> J
>
>
> ----- robert levine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > ...and in SEmiramide, for bass.
> >
> > On Sun, May 28, 2017 at 10:33 PM, Vesna Danilovic <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > One more from IL BARBIERE, tenor's aria "Ecco ridente in cielo". And,
> of
> > > course, Rosina's "Una voce poco fa" if performed by a mezzo.
> > >
> > > There are quite a few great contralto/mezzo coloratura arias: Urbain's
> > > "Nobles seigneurs, salut!" in Meyerbeer's LES HUGUENOTS, Orsini's
> drinking
> > > song in Donizetti's LUCREZIA BORGIA, or let your friend hear Marilyn
> > > Horne's fireworks in the finale of "O pretre de Baal" from LE PROPHETE.
> > >
> > > Many of the Rossini mezzo heroines... Isabella's "Cruda sorte" in
> > > L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI, "Nacqui all'affanno,- Non più mesta" in LA
> > > CENERENTOLA, Tancredi's "Di tanti palpiti", and so on.
> > >
> > > I think it must be difficult for bass voices to pull out coloratura,
> but
> > > there are some fine examples. Rossini's MAOMETTO II comes to mind.
> > >
> > > Vesna
> > >
> > > On Sun, May 28, 2017 at 9:02 PM, Maxwell Paley <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > A good one with baritone and mezzo is the "Dunque io son" duet from
> > > > "Barbiere di Siviglia." Some baritones get tripped up by the runs but
> > > > Berganza/Ausensi, Berganza/Prey, Baltsa/Allen and Hampson/Larmore
> are all
> > > > good.
> > > >
> > > > Max Paley
> > > >
> > > > Sent from my iPhone
> > > >
> > > > > On May 28, 2017, at 13:54, kurt youngmann <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Attempting to explain “coloratura” singing for a friend, I’m
> trying to
> > > > find examples of the style sung by singers other than sopranos. The
> only
> > > > example that I can think of immediately is “Ah! per sempre io ti
> perdei”
> > > > from I Puritani. (Assuming that: A. the recitative is included and
> B. the
> > > > singer is capable of performing it well! Matteo Manuguerra executes
> it
> > > > beautifully in the 1979 studio recording as does Ludovic Tezier in a
> live
> > > > 2016 performance from Madrid).
> > > > >
> > > > > Can anyone please point me in the direction of other interesting
> > > > selections in other voice ranges?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > >
> > > > > Kurt Youngmann
> > > > >
> > > > > "Diets usually leave a person aggravated, discouraged, and the same
> > > > size." - Amy Lanou, PhD
> > > > >
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