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Subject: Re: question about coloratura singing - other than sopranos
From: Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 29 May 2017 18:38:18 -0700

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At 06:59 AM 5/29/2017, donald kane wrote:
>There was never anything in popular music that I had any dread of until
>those very forms of coloratura, melisma, etc, began to dominate it.
>Showy "improv"  disfigures the standards of pop singing that seem to
>have prevailed since the days of Elvis Presley.   The Beatles, so much
>overrated, but harmless IMO,  who I think were accused by Sinatra of being
>the worst thing that ever happened to popular music,

Does anyone remember Frank Sinatra before he sounded like Frank Sinatra?


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