13th Listening Post - 24th March - Basso profundo

 

 

HWMF - 13th Listening Post - 24th March 2013
 
The Bass Voice in Opera - Basso Profundo
 
Topic: Overview of the history of the lowest male voice type in Western classical opera – What is a bass singer? How does the body type, range, and vocal technique of a bass differ from the other male voice types? What are the typical roles for the bass voice in standard operatic repertoire? Plus:  An introduction into the German Fach system of voice categorization and presentation and explanation of video performances by several of the greatest basses of all time.
 
Presented by Paul C. Mueller, former opera singer and
Economic Affairs Associate, U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad

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