Opera Voices – Course Website

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Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 4-week course begins 5/11

Teacher: Ross Crolius
Email: songfellows4@aol.com

Co-host: Jack Henderson
Email: henderso@gmail.com

Co-host: Judy Fiterman
Email: judyf20906@gmail.com

Course Syllabus

Dictionary of Musical Terms

Class #2

Session #2
Terminology
Mezzos & Contraltos to explore on YouTube-
Mezzo-Soprano
Contralto
Messa di Voce
Portamento
Vocal Register
Trouser Role
Castrato
Falsetto
Bel Canto
Teresa Berganza
Marilyn Horne
Cecilia Bartoli
Rise Stevens
Federica von Stade
Sophie Von Otter
Olga Borodina
Denyce Graves
Susan Graham
Louise Homer Leonie Rysanek
Shirley Verrett
Fiorenza Cossotto
Christa Ludwig
Dolora Zajick
Kathleen Ferrier
Marion Anderson
Stephanie Blythe

Once again, select just two or three to sample!

 

Class #1: Opera Voice Terminology

Soprano
Coloratura
Acuto Sfogato
Leggiero
Soubrette
Spinto
Aria
Aria di vendetta
Aria d’entrata
Cavatina
Fach
Legato
Tessitura
Timbre