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Subject: Re: Tosca and high Cs
From: David Kubiak <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:David Kubiak <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:22:26 -0400
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I have it in mind that the highest note in B.'s Ho-jo-to is a C at the end
of the second upward glissando.  Is that not right?

David Kubiak




On Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:54:44 -0400, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>By the way, it was mentioned that Tosca has "just" five high Cs.
>Very few other lyrico/spinto roles have as many.
>
>I took a look at Leonie's repertoire, she of the legendary top
>register.
>
>The following roles have no high Cs (or higher) -
>
>Elsa, Elisabeth, Sieglinde, Kundry, Senta, Walkuere Brunnhilde ;-),
>Elizabetta di Valois, Desdemona, the Forza Leonora, Salome,
>Chrysothemis, Ariadne, Marschallin and Fidelio. (I won't swear
>to Kundry, but I think that's right). I could be missing a few, but
>that isn't the point.
>
>Of her other oft performed roles, only the Kaiserin, as far as I know,
>has as many, and Turandot may, but there aren't many.
>
>Five is a lot by any measure!
>
>Bob
>
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