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by pagliaccio
25 May 2019, 19:16
Forum: Opera
Topic: Least musically boring opera overall?
Replies: 16
Views: 4547

Re: Least musically boring opera overall?

I sometimes listen through the entirety of Turandot , in particular the 1965 (?) recording with Corelli, Nilsson, Scotto, Giaiotti; in Rome, and I can't remember ever being bored by it. (I mention the performance because the parttakers can ruin the musical impression of the whole thing I guess - som...
by pagliaccio
22 Apr 2016, 00:16
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Tongue Position
Replies: 16
Views: 7403

Re: Tongue Position

Hey, I still didn't get to search for the examples I mentioned, but I saw he had old, damaged recordings of concertos of the singer he calls his mentor, Tom LoMonaco, restored by an expert, and posted them on a new channel (or is this someone else? no time to check) I thought I'd share. With some in...
by pagliaccio
21 Feb 2016, 02:35
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Tongue Position
Replies: 16
Views: 7403

Re: Tongue Position

Thanks for your thoughtful reply, Aureliano. I'll ponder that more intensively, and look if I can dig up the audio examples, when I have more time. Currently lots of studying next to full time job. Not opera, though. I entertained the idea for a while when I was younger, maybe 10 years ago, but my v...
by pagliaccio
04 Feb 2016, 02:17
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Tongue Position
Replies: 16
Views: 7403

Re: Tongue Position

Aureliano, thanks for your thoughts. Interesting that you know those kind of people, is singing your profession? As for Hadley, well tongue position is not the only thing that's criticized about that particular school. I generally agree with being cautions of internet gurus. What intrigued me of tha...
by pagliaccio
26 Jan 2016, 22:57
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Tongue Position
Replies: 16
Views: 7403

Re: Tongue Position

Maybe, and although I was also on granditenori, it was not that much or regularly, and if there was a more detailed debate, I missed it.
by pagliaccio
25 Jan 2016, 02:16
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Tongue Position
Replies: 16
Views: 7403

Re: Tongue Position

Yeah, I've seen him come off as unfriendly. He also seems to easily jump to conclusions from few data. But I'm not sure I can dismiss all of it so easily by you assuring it's nonsense, though, as he seems to have a point that hits hard: Are there any Jones students who actually sing well? Vs. his ow...
by pagliaccio
13 Jan 2016, 16:13
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Tongue Position
Replies: 16
Views: 7403

Tongue Position

Hey there. Are you aware of the one voice teacher, who has a facebook profile under the name "Jeremy Silver Voice Maestro", who is relentlessly "fighting" against some apparently very common teachings pertaining to the position of the tongue for singing, taught, among others, by known voice teacher ...
by pagliaccio
05 Jan 2016, 20:40
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Timbre of Alfredo Kraus: ugly or not?
Replies: 19
Views: 4320

Re: Timbre of Alfredo Kraus: ugly or not?

I never was a huge fan... He always forgot to remove his noseplugs, I think. (what are noseplugs? No idea)
It might sound good when singing french, though. To the french, anyway.