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Master Singers: Advice from the Stage

Donald George and Lucy Mauro

Abstract

This book contains the results of interviews with twenty-one of today’s top international opera singers. With questions centered on what must be done to perform on the major stages of the world, the artists offer practical and concise advice on a variety of performance-related topics. Six chapters cover questions on vocal technique, role preparation, recording, recital work, memorization, acting, performance anxiety, and more. The artists interviewed are Stephanie Blythe, Lawrence Brownlee, Nicole Cabell, Joseph Calleja, David Daniels, Joyce DiDonato, Christine Goerke, Denyce Graves, Greer Gri ... More

Keywords: singing, vocal technique, opera, vocal recital, opera singers, vocal performance, vocal pedagogy, comparative vocal pedagogy, opera stage, singer, vocal study

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199324170
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324170.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Donald George, author
SUNY - Postdam, Associate Professor of Voice

Lucy Mauro, author
West Virginia University, Associate Professor of Piano