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by Aureliano
23 Jan 2016, 16:57
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Started singing again
Replies: 10
Views: 8831

Re: Started singing again

And my one technical advice for now is breath management. To my eyes and ears, you are lackadaisical with how you treat your breath. There are many different approaches to singing, and quite a number of those actually work!, but for my money I would suggest very deep deliberate air intake and then b...
by Aureliano
23 Jan 2016, 16:50
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Started singing again
Replies: 10
Views: 8831

Re: Started singing again

I would advise trying to be very precise about the musicality. Stay on the correct pitches/vowels for as long as you can without sliding down to the next note. Portamento is not only important, it is necessary, but be specific about it. It seems very random when you sing. The music is more approxima...
by Aureliano
23 Jan 2016, 16:43
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: What do you do about "helpful" comments from colleagues?
Replies: 7
Views: 5930

Re: What do you do about "helpful" comments from colleagues?

Here is my take. There exists an enormous range of what is considered good singing, good stagecraft, and even would you believe good stage language/diction. I have encountered conductors, directors, colleagues, audition panels, teachers, coaches etc. with such antithetical views to how a singer is s...
by Aureliano
13 Jan 2016, 21:47
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Tongue Position
Replies: 15
Views: 16679

Re: Tongue Position

If one wants to learn about the tongue in relation to vocal technique the best solution is to seek the counsel of your trusted teachers, and/or the counsel of trusted and successful professional singers. Absent this, probably the last thing one should do is take what some person writes on facebook (...
by Aureliano
07 Jan 2016, 21:04
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: Pre-50's versus post-50's singing
Replies: 43
Views: 31557

Re: Pre-50's versus post-50's singing

There are in fact many explanations, a number of which have been touched upon by people here. Certainly recording equipment and the recording process in general makes a difference. Certainly vocal technique is not the same (for the most part) although many voice instructors in modern times will clai...