Vocal Mastery eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 170 pages of information about Vocal Mastery.
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A VISIT TO MME. LILLI LEHMANN1
WITH THE MASTER TEACHERS1
ILLUSTRATIONS1
VOCAL MASTERY1
I1
THE VALUE OF WORK1
IN EARLY DAYS2
RIGID DISCIPLINE3
THE FIRST REAL CHANCE3
A REVELATION3
RESULTS OF THE REVELATION3
THE VALUE OF WORK TO THE SINGER4
CEASELESS STUDY4
A LAST WORD4
II5
THE WILL TO SUCCEED A COMPELLING FORCE5
THE QUESTION OF HEALTH6
TECHNICAL STUDY7
WITH LEHMANN7
MEMORIZING8
CONTRASTING COLORATURA AND DRAMATIC SINGING8
TO THE YOUNG SINGER9
MODERN MUSIC9
VOICE LIMITATIONS9
VOCAL MASTERY10
III10
MIND IS EVERYTHING10
IV15
EXAMINING A PUPIL16
THE MOZART FESTIVAL17
LEHMANN THE TEACHER18
BREATHING18
REGISTERS18
PHYSIOLOGY19
THE NASAL QUALITY19
USE OF THE LIPS19
POWER AND VELOCITY19
V19
SELF-TEACHING THE GREAT ESSENTIAL19
SELF-STUDY21
NEVER STRAIN THE VOICE21
USE OF THE VOWELS22
MEMORIZING22
THE NECESSITY FOR LANGUAGES23
COLORATURA AND DRAMATIC23
BREATH CONTROL23
THE MATTER IN A NUTSHELL23
VI24
CEASELESS EFFORT NECESSARY FOR ARTISTIC PERFECTION24
THE MUSICAL GIFT25
A REMARKABLE TEACHER25
THE ARTIST LIFE25
CONSTANTLY ON THE WATCH26
LEARNING A NEW ROLE26
ALWAYS BEING SURE OF THE WORDS26
NATURAL ANXIETY26
GROWTH OF MUSICAL APPRECIATION IN AMERICA27
VII27
THE COLORATURA VOICE27
FOR THE DEBUTANTE28
THE COLORATURA VOICE29
VIII31
TRAINING AMERICAN SINGERS FOR OPERA31
CHARACTERIZATION31
OPPORTUNITY FOR THE AMERICAN SINGER31
ITALIAN OPERA IN AMERICA32
AMERICAN COMPOSERS32
OPERATIC TRAINING33
IX34
PATIENCE AND PERSEVERANCE WIN RESULTS34
A PRIMA DONNA AT HOME34
THE SINGER’S LIFE35
VOCAL TRAINING35
COLORATURA AND DRAMATIC36
DO NOT YIELD TO DISCOURAGEMENT36
MUSICIANSHIP36
HAVE PATIENCE37
VOCAL MASTERY37
X38
THE REQUIREMENTS OF A MUSICAL CAREER38
FOR THE GIRL WHO WANTS TO MAKE A CAREER38
HOW AN ARTIST WORKS39
THE START IN OPERA39
WHAT ARE THE ASSETS FOR A CAREER?40
COLORATURA AND DRAMATIC41
MEMORIZING41
VOCAL MASTERY42
XI42
DAILY STUDY43
TREATMENT OF THE VOICE43
A NEW ROLE44
OPERA IN EVERY CITY44
XII45
INSPIRED INTERPRETATION45
TONE PLACEMENT46
WHEN TO PRACTICE47
USING FULL VOICE47
THE SUBJECT OF INTERPRETATION47
THE WORDS OF A SONG PARAMOUNT47
GROWTH OF APPRECIATION48
XIII49
PROBLEMS CONFRONTING THE YOUNG SINGER49
THE YOUNG SINGER49
THE STUDIO VERSUS THE CONCERT ROOM49
VALUE OF HONEST CRITICISM50
BREATHING EXERCISES50
FULL OR HALF VOICE51
IN REGARD TO MEMORIZING51
FEELING DEEPLY DURING PERFORMANCE51
LANGUAGE51
THE IDEAL WAY52
AMOUNT OF DAILY PRACTICE52
OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE YOUNG SINGER IN AMERICA52
XIV53
THE MESSAGE OF THE SINGER53
SENTIMENT VERSUS TEMPERAMENT54
MASSAGE THE VOICE55
XV56
BE YOUR OWN CRITIC56
BEGINNING VOCAL STUDY WITH OPERA58
MEMORIZING58
SPANISH OPERA58
XVI59
A CHILD OF THE OPERA59
TECHNICAL PRACTICE61
BREATH CONTROL62
MEMORIZING62
KEEPING UP REPERTOIRE62
XVII63
THE EVOLUTON OF AN OPERA STAR63
A MUSICAL CAREER64
NOT MANY RULES64
THE EAR65
BEL CANTO65
LEARNING A ROLE65
INTERPRETATION65
LEARNING BY DOING66
XVIII66
ACHIEVING SUCCESS ON THE CONCERT STAGE66
VOCAL CONTROL67
EARLY EXPERIENCES67
DAILY PRACTICE68
WITH MAUREL68
THE SINGER BEFORE AN AUDIENCE69
THE SINGER IN HIS STUDIO69
VOCAL MASTERY70
XIX70
MAKING A CAREER IN AMERICA70
XX73
THE SPIRITUAL SIDE OF THE SINGER’S ART73
RULES OF TECHNIC73
EARLY STRUGGLES74
WHAT THE TEACHER SHOULD DO FOR THE STUDENT74
THE TECHNICAL SIDE75
THE MORAL SIDE75
XXI76
A LESSON WITH A PRIMA DONNA76
BREATHING77
VOCAL TECHNIC77
VOCAL PRACTICE77
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A SINGER78
AMERICAN VOICES78
THE YOUNG SINGER BEFORE AN AUDIENCE79
OPERA OR CONCERT79
COLORATURA OR DRAMATIC79
WITH THE MASTER TEACHERS80
XXII80
THE MAKING OF ARTIST SINGERS80
THE PROBLEM OF BREATH CONTROL80
TECHNICAL MATERIAL81
THE STUDY OF REPERTOIRE81
CHARACTERIZATION82
KNOWLEDGE OF ANATOMY83
IN THE STUDIO83
VOCALIZES84
XXIII84
USE OF RECORDS IN VOCAL STUDY84
TEACHER, ARTIST AND ACCOMPANIST IN ONE85
SIMPLICITY85
IMITATION A FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE86
FOR BEGINNERS86
THE ACCOMPANIST86
THE SPEAKING VOICE86
BREATHING EXERCISES86
PHRASING87
TONE PRODUCTION87
SUSTAINED TONES88
UNITING SEVERAL TONES88
ARPEGGIOS88
THE TRILL88
VOCALIZES89
XXIV89
MEMORY, IMAGINATION, ANALYSIS89
BEL CANTO90
MEMORY91
IMAGINATION91
ANALYSIS91
CONSCIOUS OR UNCONSCIOUS CONTROL92
DOES THE SINGER HEAR HIMSELF?93
XXV93
CAUSATION93
TONE PLACEMENT94
IN THE BEGINNING94
BREATH CONTROL94
CAUSATION95
REGISTERS95
VOCAL MASTERY96
XXVI96
SOME SECRETS OF BEAUTIFUL SINGING96
WORDS IN THE VOICE98
VOCAL MASTERY99
XXVII99
A RESUME99
AMERICAN VOICES101
AMERICAN VOICE TEACHERS101
ARE AMERICAN VOCAL STUDENTS SUPERFICIAL?101
THE VOCAL STUDENT MUST NOT BE AFRAID TO WORK102
THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A VOCAL CAREER102
WHAT BRANCHES OF STUDY MUST BE TAKEN UP?103
BREATH CONTROL104
SPECIFIC EXERCISES105
LENGTH OF TIME FOR DAILY PRACTICE106
WHAT VOWELS TO USE107
HALF OR FULL VOICE?107
HEARING YOURSELF108
VOCAL MASTERY, FROM THE ARTISTS’ VIEWPOINT108
THE END109
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