Listening Post - The Tenor Voice in Opera - 27.1.2013

 

HYDERABAD WESTERN MUSIC FOUNDATION

Presented

9th LISTENING POST
 
The Tenor Voice in Opera
 
Overview of the traditional role the tenor voice plays in the standard repertoire of Western classical opera. What is a tenor? Why was it a voice type lionized throughout the 19th century? Why are tenors the rarest to find and highest paid opera singers today?
Presenting comparative recordings and youtube-examples of several of great tenors
Contrasting two voices/styles singing the same famous tenor aria
Q/A-session
 
Presented and explained by: Paul C. Mueller, Tenor, Economic Affairs Associate U.S. Consulate General, Hyderabad
 
 
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