Clippinger Explains the Old Italian Method

What was the magic formula used by the masters of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in producing those marvelous singers about whom historians so delight to rhapsodize? That they produced great singers is beyond question, but as to possessing a secret which has been lost nothing is further from the truth. The so-called secret may [...]

Clippinger on Head Voice – (again)

This article was taken in full from Etude Magazine: BY D. A. CLIPPINGER. Owing to a very elastic nomenclature all statements relative to the voice need explanation. Such a variety of terms is used in referring to the different vocal processes that it is often impossible to make a bare statement with any assurance of [...]