Pierfrancesco Tosi, The Grandfather of Bel Canto

In his book, "Observations on the Florid Song," Tosi has given a great deal of information regarding the methods of vocal training used during his day. The book is divided into three parts and consists of instructions to teachers, pupils and singers. Tosi was a singer and composer, as well as, a teacher. His voice [...]

Simply Singing Simply

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” - Leonardo Da Vinci “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” ― E.F. Schumacher “Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and [...]