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  • mjmacmtenor: And although Mistress Ford is not a showy role vocally, it is NO easy sing (especially in the... 3:09 PM
  • mjmacmtenor: Sorry for the assumption. “Stimm” ; refers to voice and musicality. Beautiful voice,... 3:06 PM
  • manou: Fidelia, I was going to let that one go as I could not find an elegant way of putting it – and... 3:04 PM
  • Straussmonster: short version: stimm=voice=the quality of the instrument itself, a beautiful voice, and the... 2:58 PM
  • PCally: I know a lot of people love early Verdi but it feels like Ernani, not even the best early Verdi IMO,... 2:53 PM
  • Fidelia: Unfortunately the number of parts wasn’t sheared. ;-) 2:46 PM
  • semira mide: Are you kidding? I’ve not visited the site. I wonder if he does? 2:45 PM
  • semira mide: Interesting review and justifies my decision on sitting out Ernani this season. I love the opera... 2:42 PM
  • Fidelia: Happy birthday, Ivy, and warm wishes for the year to come. 2:31 PM
  • m. croche: Today is the 82nd birthday of the Yueju (Shaoxing opera) star Yuan Xuefen. A leading figure in the... 2:09 PM

Magrets de canard

Sound please!For our weekly meander through mendacity, we turn to no less than Gotham Chamber Opera’s own Neal Goren (not pictured), who writes, “People repeat as fact that women ruin their voices, or at least sacrifice their high notes, by singing in chest voice. So untrue!”

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