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Subject: Re: Jonathan Tetelman WOW!!!
From: Russ Geschke <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Russ Geschke <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:36:35 -0500
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Supporting your proper reminder that "less is more" as concerns arms 
gestures and overall body movement, there is on YouTube a posting ("Alfred 
Piccaver sings Wagner's Preislied") of a film from c. the early 1930s of the 
Vienna Staatsoper star Alfred Piccaver singing, gloriously (power + tonal 
beauty), the Die Meistersinger "Preislied."  (This is being sent because 
quite a few Listers seem interested in singers of the past.)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "G. Paul Padillo" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:22 PM
Subject: Re: Jonathan Tetelman WOW!!!


What a beautiful, often exciting voice - with a lot of power and "meat" to 
the sound.  I've
watched him in most of his videos now and really love the voice.

My only genuine criticism has nothing to do with his singing.  I hope 
someone teaches him to
reign in the arm gestures and perpetual motion - the guy never stops moving 
his body from
here to there, from there to here and frequently his arms look like he's 
directing traffic or
doing semaphore.  Less is more in this regard as all of that movement 
detracts from the most
important elements of his performance.  He's young . . . hopefully he'll 
learn

p.

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