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How to Sing (Meine Gesangskunst)

Gelesen von Ruth Golding

(4,531 Sterne; 16 Bewertungen)

Lilli Lehmann, born Elisabeth Maria Lehmann, was a German operatic soprano of phenomenal versatility. She was also a voice teacher.

She wrote: "Every serious artist has a sincere desire to help others reach the goal—the goal toward which all singers are striving: to sing well and beautifully." This is the 1915 second (expanded) edition of her book, and the accompanying online book scan includes many illustrations and diagrams, both physiological and musical, which the listener will find useful.

Much of Lilli Lehmann's advice is complex and demanding - the standards which she set for herself were beyond the highest aspirations of most professional singers. However, there is still much in this book that is enlightening to all those who are interested in using their voice to best advantage, both in song and the spoken word. (Summary by Ruth Golding and Wikipedia) (5 hr 23 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface; My Purpose; My Title to Write on the Art of Song

13:50

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01 - Section I: Preliminary Practice

9:37

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02 - Section II: Of the Breath

12:59

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03 - Section III: Of the Breath and Whirling Currents

8:31

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04 - Section IV: The Singer's Physiological Studies

10:03

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05 - Section V: Equalizing the Voice - Form

13:49

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06 - Section VI: The Attack and the Vowels

20:42

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07 - Sections VII - VIII: Nasal Singing; The Head Voice

20:17

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08 - Sections IX - XII: Sensations of Tongue, Nose, Palate and Resonance of Hea…

12:06

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09 - Sections XIII - XIV: On Vocal Registers; Development and Equalization

17:58

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10 - Section XV - XVI: White Voices; Theodor Wachtel

8:44

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11: Section XVII: Highest Head Tones

6:24

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12: Sections XVIII - XIX: The Tremolo; The Cure

12:30

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13 - Sections XX - XXI: The Tongue; Preparations for Singing

10:08

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14 - Sections XXII - XXIV: Position of the Mouth; Connection of Vowels; The Lips

15:35

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15 - Sections XXV - XXVII: The Vowel Sound AH; Italian and German; Auxiliary Vo…

18:12

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16 - Sections XXVIII - XXX: Resonant Consonants; Practical Exercises; The Great…

21:18

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17 - Sections XXXI - XXXII: Velocity; Trill

12:58

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18 - Section XXXIII: How to Hold One's Self when Practising

8:32

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19 - Section XXXIV: Pronunciation - Consonants

39:10

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20 - Sections XXXV - XXXVI: Concerning Expression; Before the Public

8:43

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21 - Section XXXVII - XXXVIII and Note: Interpretation; In Conclusion; Remedy f…

21:37

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Bewertungen

how to sing 101

(5 Sterne)

I really enjoyed this book and the way it's been written. Gives a full guide of untold lessons to us singers even if never took professional trainning. Thanks a lot.

(4 Sterne)

very well read and very informative!

Exceptional book

(5 Sterne)

The narrator is superb.

it was Good i learned alot

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