LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 15.5

Help for OPERA-L Archives


OPERA-L Archives

OPERA-L Archives


View:

Next Message | Previous Message
Next in Topic | Previous in Topic
Next by Same Author | Previous by Same Author
Chronologically | Most Recent First
Proportional Font | Monospaced Font

Options:

Join or Leave OPERA-L
Reply | Post New Message
Search Archives


Subject: Re: Anna Bolena, AOS 1966
From: Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 17 Jun 2017 18:03:01 -0700
Content-Type:text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
Parts/Attachments

text/plain (28 lines)


>    I loved Beverly, but those three Donizetti Queens must have 
> taken a terrible toll on her much too light voice.  The way she 
> shifted (or rather stripped) gears to plunge into the chest 
> register, as exciting as it was to hear, made me think, "Holy 
> shit!  She's shredding her whole voice!"   It also surprises me 
> that Sills lasted as long as she did.


This shredding or using up the voice was widely discussed in the 
opera circles in Boston but with my own ears I heard Sills ask, (as 
regarding the using up of her voice) "For what am I saving it?"

and the three queens were WONDERFUL.

hermine

**********************************************
OPERA-L on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/25703098721/
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to [log in to unmask]
containing only the words:  SIGNOFF OPERA-L
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
To stay subscribed but TURN OFF mail, send a message to
[log in to unmask] containing only the words:  SET OPERA-L NOMAIL
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Modify your settings: http://listserv.bccls.org/archives/opera-l.html
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Back to: Top of Message | Previous Page | Main OPERA-L Page

Permalink



LISTSERV.BCCLS.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager