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Madama Butterfly
Romantic opera from 1903

Madama Butterfly (IPA: [maˈdaːma ˈbatterflai]; Madame Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It is based on the short story "Madame Butterfly" (1898) by John ...

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Romantic opera from 1867

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (German: [diː ˈmaɪ̯stɐˌzɪŋɐ fɔn ˈnʏʁnbɛʁk]; "The Master-Singers of Nuremberg") is a music drama (or opera) in three acts, written and composed by Richard Wagner. It is among the longest operas commonly performed, usually taking around four ...

Andrea Chénier
Late-romantic opera

Andrea Chénier is a verismo opera in four acts by the composer Umberto Giordano, set to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica. It premiered on 28 March 1896 at La Scala, Milan. The opera's story is loosely based on the ...

Coda: Old Songs Resung
Opera News (2002) Vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 100
... Reviews Decca's series of multimedia compact discs entitled "The Singers," which features twenty opera singers. ...
Acoustic and Phonatory Characterization of the Fado Voice
Journal of Voice (2013) Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 655.e9-655.e15

Fado is a Portuguese musical genre, instrumentally accompanied by a Portuguese and an acoustic guitar. Fado singers' voice is perceptually characterized by a low pitch, hoarse, and strained voice. The present research study sketches the acoustic and phonatory profile of ...

... guitar. Fado singers' voice is perceptually characterized by a low pitch, hoarse, and strained voice ... . The present research study sketches the acoustic and phonatory profile of the Fado singers' voice ... . Fifteen Fado singers produced spoken and sung phonatory tasks. For the spoken voice measures, the ...
Early Edition
Opera News (2002) Vol. 66, No. 12, pp. 80
... Discusses the world of early music, comparing it to the world of opera singers. Touches on singers ... often transition between the two styles in their careers. Identifies several singers who perform early music works. ...
... Eric Whitacre's "Light & Gold" featuring the Eric Whitacre Singers, Laudibus, and the King's Singers under conductor Whitacre is reviewed (Decca). ...
... Caplan instructs singers - or even those who believe they are not good singers - on how to improve this skill. ...
... The recording "Ninikamawinân: Songs of Our People" featuring the Iskwew Singers performing North American Indian music is reviewed (Iskwew Singers). ...
... The recording of the works of Christos Hatzis, featuring the Amadeus Chamber Singers, directed by ... Lydia Adams, the Elmer Iseler Singers, singers Laura Pudwell, Daniel Taylor, and Russell Braun, and various other musicians, is reviewed (CBC, 2CD). ...
... balladry and describes the role of "news-singers," "picture-singers," and "bench-singers" (Berg Publishers, 1994, $45.95). ...
... Reviews Crowther and Pinfold's book (Miller Freeman Books, 1997, $17.95) about jazz singers which ... is described as defining jazz singing, discussing the career challenges facing jazz singers, and providing a historical overview of important jazz singers. ...
... d'Alba" with singers Caterina Mancini and Giangiacomo Guelfi and director Fernando Previtali; (2 ... ) "Linda de Chamounix" with singers Margherita Carosio and Giuseppe Taddei and director Alfredo Simonetto ... ; (3) "Faust" with singers Boris Christoff and Ferruccio Tagliavini; (4) "Pagliacci" with singers ...
... The lack of the great female jazz singers of the past is lamented and the and the inadequacies of ... current female jzaa singers Diana Krall and Jane Monheit. Other singers who all seem cut from the ... same standard mold. Several more original jazaa singers such as Cassandra Wilson, Susanne Abbuehl, Patricia Barber, Lea DeLaria, Keiko Lee and Norah Jones. ...
Tito Rodríguez
Tito Rodríguez (born Pablo Rodríguez Lozada, January 4, 1923 – February 28, 1973) was a popular 1950s and 1960s Puerto Rican singer and bandleader. He is known by many fans as "El Inolvidable" (The Unforgettable One), a moniker...
Singer
... Reports results of study conducted on six professional country singers to compare respiratory ... performance of selected singers with untrained and classically trained singers. Discusses the prevention of voice disorders of country singers. ...
... Compares singers Diana Krall and Jane Monheit to respected jazz singers, debating whether they can ... be considered jazz singers themselves. Defines what jazz is and what it means to be a jazz musician ... . Examines vocal quality, style, lyrics, and attitudes of all singers discussed. ...
... Examines the differences between jazz singers and instrumentalists and presents a listing of ... generalizations which represent "common prejudices about singers." Considers the differences in approach ... and background between jazz singers and instrumentalists. Discusses what both singers and ...
... Recordings (Walhall) in the Eternity series are reviewed. These are: (1) "Manon" with singers ... singers Hans Rosbaud and Teresa Stich-Randall; (3) "Seigfried" with singers Astrid Varnay and Ruth ... Siewert and director Herbert von Karajan; and (4) "Thannhauser" with singers Ramón Vinay and George London. ...
... Describes a survey of 79 opera singers, 57 musical theater singers, 31 contemporary singers and 86 ... singers were significantly more likely to report voice problems, but notes that no difference was found among the genres of music. ...