Free Download Sean M. Parr, "Vocal Virtuosity: The Origins of the Coloratura Soprano in Nineteenth-Century Opera"
English | ISBN: 0197542646 | 2021 | 328 pages | EPUB, PDF | 27 MB + 39 MB
Nothing strikes the ear quite like a soprano singing in the sonic stratosphere. Whether thrilling, chilling, or repellent to the listener, the reaction to cascades of coloratura with climaxing high notes is strong. Coloratura-agile, rapid-fire singing-was originally essential for all singers, but its function changed greatly when it became the specialty of particular sopranos over the course of the nineteenth century.