LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 15.5

Help for OPERA-L Archives

OPERA-L Archives

OPERA-L Archives


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


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

Subject: Re: Studying voice and opera in Florence in 1960-1
From: Robert Thomson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Robert Thomson <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 9 Oct 2017 22:48:53 -0700

text/plain (55 lines)

> It took me 57 years to get around to doing it but I have finally 
> published an autobiography
> of 1960-1, "Florence, Dante and Me," which includes several pages on 
> the thrill of studying
> voice with a first rate voice teacher, Signora Nedda Del Vivo. Google 
> for sample passages.  My first review came out yesterday.  The 
> reviewer used several photos,
> an unusual thing to do but they add a lot to to the review. Google 
> "The Ormsby Review"
> in "BC Bookworld", number 171. Apart from relating my impressions of 
> Italy "Florence,
> Dante and me" contains unusual threads: discovering through Dante that 
> I too was lost
> in a selva oscura  of sorts (family of origin issues), Italians' views 
> on the artistry of Frank
> Sinatra, discovering an r.p.m. of Vittorio Gassman reading passages 
> from the 'Inferno.'
> Repeating passages over and over with him is an ideal way to absorb 
> the beautiful
> cadences of Italian and it helps overall to master operatic Italian.
> Roberto il Canadese
> Private messages very welcome. My email address is [log in to unmask]

This email has been checked for viruses by AVG.

OPERA-L on Facebook:
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:

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



CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager