Essays Tagged: "vocal performance"

Leontyne Price, her accomplishments.

section of Laurel, Mississippi. She has been described as a "lirico-spinto" soprano. Her rock-solid vocal technique and purity and her dramatic flair have been combined to create a mix suitable both f ... ere strenuous objections, and some cancellations, from local affiliates, her dramatic portrayal and vocal performance in this historic broadcast were a critical success. Other televised operatic roles ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

The Value of a College Education

eed. Soon enough, I left my home in South Seattle and headed to San Francisco to pursue a degree in vocal performance. I was doing "the right thing," of course, and on the road to fulfilling my parent ...

(6 pages) 113 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Giuseppe Verdi and his demands on singers (1840-1855)

larger concert halls and larger audiences of the Romantic era was accompanied by similar changes in vocal performance style. Orchestras were becoming increasingly larger and playing more continuously ... being brought to the forefront during the late bel canto/early Romantic period. Focus shifted from vocal virtuosity in improvisation and ornamentation to dramatic realism and a more direct expression ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers