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Subject: Re: Brazilian Tenor Martin Muehle
From: David Kubiak <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:David Kubiak <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:04:32 -0500
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Well, a tenor who thinks himself ready for a career because he has figured
out how to sing brilliant high notes.  The phrasing is quite crude -- he has
not worked on how to make the breath support an elegant ending to a line, so
it just sort of choppily stops -- and there is no real legato here at all. 
Biggest problem is that he needs to relax the tone.  It's all quite pressed
-- listen to his inability to modulate at 'o sogni d'or'.  And he needs to
learn how to pronounce words that begin with 'gia-' in Italian.  He could be
made into a fine singer, but he is not one now.  And with the pressures of
making a career today he will probably just sing louder and more pressed
until he can't sing anymore.

David Kubiak

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