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Subject: Re: Vocal Terms
From: Charles Sens <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Charles Sens <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 5 Mar 1997 13:40:59 -0500

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On Wed, 5 Mar 1997, Richard S. Lappin wrote:

> I am curious about the term Dramatic Soprano. All Wagneran ones I am sure are
> that.

Would you call the Woodbird in Siegfried a dramatic soprano part?  I
wouldn't.  Considering the part was originally written for a boy's voice
(and I know of no dramatic boy sopranos -- at least vocally), I beg to

                 Thus spake Chuck (for better or worse)

          Charles Sens / Music Specialist / Library of Congress
                            <[log in to unmask]>
           Views expressed are my own, not a Library statement

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