Quote of the Day

Defective voices enjoy a special immunity. The public, accustomed to their uneven or veiled tones, only perceives with difficulty any problems they may be experiencing. [But] it is not the same with voices that are naturally pure; the more perfect the voice, the more easily the ear captures any distortion. Faure, Jean-Batiste, et al. La [...]

Quote of the Day

“The old florid style is replaced by a nervous one, the solemn by shouts, the affecting sentiment by hydrophobic passion. The question is entirely of one lungs. The singer who feels in his soul, and vocal splendor, are forbidden.” Andrea Della Corte, from his article, “Vicende degli stili del canto dal tempo di Gluck al [...]