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Maxims of Giovanni Battista Lamperti, the great 19th-century teacher of bel canto singing.

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Joanna Cazden, June 27, 2006 (view all comments by Joanna Cazden)
A beloved classic of inspirational comments for serious singers, edited from comments noted during singing lessons with revered teacher Lamperti. In the 19th century, the actual mechanics of breath and larynx were not as well understood as today. So his descriptions of anatomy etc. are not completely accurate. Nevertheless Lamperti appreciates the psychology and intuitive aspects of singing, especially how to concentrate and practice so that mastery of technique does not over-ride one's essential desire to make music. Just a lovely little volume for any vocal library.
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ISBN:
9780800880231
Editor:
Strongin, Lillian
Author:
Strongin, Lillian
Author:
Lamperti, Giovanni Battista
Author:
Brown, William E.
Publisher:
Taplinger Publishing Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Voice
Subject:
Singing
Subject:
Singing -- Quotations, maxims, etc.
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Voice
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Edition Number:
Enl. ed.
Series Volume:
v. 3
Publication Date:
19571231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
146 p.
Dimensions:
7.51x5.40x.44 in. .45 lbs.

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