Third part of the third chapter of Francisco Viñas’ 1932 book “The art of singing,” where he describes the decline of the bel canto.
Second part of the third chapter of Francisco Viñas’ 1932 book “The art of singing,” where he describes the decline of the bel canto.
Spanish tenor Francisco Viñas describes the educational system of castrated singers, the differentiation between modernist and classical singers, and the decline of bel canto until the disappearance of the last sopranist singer.
A return to the past in pursuit of progress. An interview to Luca D’Annunzio, by Lic. Kevin Morawicki.
Eighth chapter of Maestro Panofka’s book Voices and singers, twenty-eight chapters of general considerations on the voice and the art of singing, about breathing exercises and the beginning of vocal studies.
It is a great pleasure to introduce our first series of interviews in Reflections on Vocal Art by speaking with Andrés Moreno Mengíbar, doctor in history and professor of geography and history, music critic and author of “Los García, una familia para el canto.”
There’s a new entry in our History section, dedicated to the writings of François-Joseph Fétis. In the introduction to his book Method of methods of singing, based on the principles of the most famous schools of singing of Italy and France, he details the decline of the art of singing following the disappearance of the schools that preserved ancient traditions.
In the twenty-fifth chapter of her book Singer’s pilgrimage, Blanche Marchesi expressed her considerations regarding the education of the voice in the art of singing.
At the end of the twenty-third chapter of her book Singer’s pilgrimage, Blanche Marchesi relates some other very revealing examples of the voice trial.
Lilli Lehmann published in 1902 her singing treatise Meine Gesangskunst (My art of singing) and the book’s success led to two more editions and numerous printings.