The Good, the Bad, and the Hungry Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | July 24, 2014

Jessica Valenti: IMG Full Frontal Feminism Revisited



It is arguably the worst and best time to be a feminist. In the years since I first wrote Full Frontal Feminism, we've seen a huge cultural shift in... Continue »
  1. $11.90 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$9.95
List price: $16.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Beaverton Music- Classical Biographies

This title in other editions

The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer

by

The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer Cover

ISBN13: 9780143035947
ISBN10: 0143035940
Condition: Standard
All Product Details

Only 1 left in stock at $9.95!

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The fascinating personal story of one of the most celebrated talents in todays music scene

The star of the Metropolitan Opera's recent revival of Dvorak's Rusalka, soprano Renée Fleming brings a consummately beautiful voice, striking interpretive talents, and compelling artistry to bear on performances that have captivated audiences in opera houses and recital halls throughout the world. In The Inner Voice—a book that is the story of her own artistic development and the “autobiography” of her voice—this great performer presents a unique and privileged look at the making of a singer and offers hard-won, practical advice to aspiring performance artists everywhere. From her youth as the child of two singing teachers through her years at Juilliard, from her struggles to establish her career to her international success, The Inner Voice is a luminous, articulate, and candid self-portrait of a contemporary artist—and the most revelatory examination yet of the performing life.

Synopsis:

From struggling to get a career under way to dealing with her own personal doubts, Fleming is wonderfully candid and articulate about her art, childhood influences, formal education, mentors, preparation, and mental and physical discipline.

About the Author

Renée Flemin‛s vocal artistry is acclaimed worldwide as“the gold standard of soprano sound” An international artist for more than a decade, she has won two Grammys and has been nominated eight times for the award.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter One: Family

Chapter Two: Education

Chapter Three: Apprenticeship

Chapter Four: Mentors

Chapter Five: Success

Chapter Six: Challenge

Chapter Seven: Business

Chapter Eight: Longevity

Chapter Nine: Image

Chapter Ten: Performance

Chapter Eleven: Roles

Chapter Twelve: Backstage

Chapter Thirteen: Coda

What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 1 comment:

tmr82, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by tmr82)
I loved reading this book! It was refreshing to read a book about singing that is not only informative and interesting, but fun to read. I learned a lot about opera and enjoyed it. I'm not sure how it would go over with non-singers, since she includes a lot of technical information and illustrations that are easy for singers to understand and enjoy, but I'm suggesting it to my book club, especially since we're reading memoirs right now.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143035947
Author:
Fleming, Renee
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Classical Vocalists
Subject:
Singers
Subject:
Sopranos (Singers)
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Techniques
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Voice
Subject:
Voice
Subject:
Singers -- United States.
Subject:
Fleming, Renee
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Frontispiece
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.96x5.40x.56 in. .44 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

Other books you might like

  1. Peter Duck (Godine Storyteller)
    Used Trade Paper $8.95
  2. Missee Lee: The Swallows and Amazons... New Trade Paper $14.95
  3. New Baby Train Used Hardcover $6.50
  4. Bono: In Conversation with Michka... Used Trade Paper $3.50
  5. Pursuit of Perfection a Life Maggie... Used Hardcover $3.50
  6. A Most Ingenious Paradox: The Art of... Used Trade Paper $8.95

Related Subjects

» Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Classical » Biographies
» Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Opera
» Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Opera » General
» Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Techniques
» Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Voice
» Arts and Entertainment » Music » Singers Reference
» Biography » Composers and Musicians
» Biography » General

The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.95 In Stock
Product details 240 pages Penguin Books - English 9780143035947 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From struggling to get a career under way to dealing with her own personal doubts, Fleming is wonderfully candid and articulate about her art, childhood influences, formal education, mentors, preparation, and mental and physical discipline.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.