Advice to Singers

Advice to Singers

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"[...]effect; for it is, indeed, unpardonable to hear an English singer unable to render perfectly the words (if not the music) of his native country's songs and ballads. Emphasis.-Having accustomed yourself to carefulness over each letter in your pronunciation, the next thing is to study correctness of emphasis, &c. All this is apart from the strictly musical portion of your studies, and, while you can work at this without music, you will certainly spoil the effect of your singing (however good your voice and voice production may be), unless you do so study your "words." I should recommend you to practise reading aloud for not less than a quarter of an hour at a time, say once a day. Read standing; place your book on a desk, on a level with your eyes, and speak out deliberately, and with full tone of voice, and as much variety of intonation as the matter read requires.[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.83mm | 181.44g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507581076
  • 9781507581070

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