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Verdi: a Requiem mass beyond beliefs

Verdi: a Requiem mass beyond beliefs

Verdi’s Messa da Requiem was first performed in 1874, “per l’anniversario della morte di Alessandro Manzoni XXII Maggio MDCCCLXXIV”. The impact...

Choral players: Alto

Choral players: Alto

Halt! What is it about that deep but sensual, powerful, but subtle voice that unsettles us in that way? Ladies and gentlemen, let me...

Choral Players: Soprano

Choral Players: Soprano

“I have a soprano voice.” You only have to say this to gain people’s admiration, although the voice’s owner sings just like Florence...

Instructions on how to sing

Instructions on how to sing

Julio Cortázar proposes some resounding instructions on how to sing:  «Begin by breaking all the mirrors in the house, let your arms...

Choir Players: The Choir Conductor

Choir Players: The Choir Conductor

The choir conductor, that character, a symbol of our leisure, a guide of our steps, and... so weird... Always...  Theoretically,...

Choral players: Tenor

Choral players: Tenor

Whether it's a tenor, three tenors, or a lot of tenors, what characterizes them is their singing high-pitched. That means, they...

Internal conflicts in the choir

Internal conflicts in the choir

Choirs can deliver sublime results. With some effort and the appropriate tools to prepare the repertoire, even non-professional singers...

A capela ó A Capella

A capela ó A Capella

A capela, A capella, A cappella [a kapˈpɛlla] Es un modo de interpretar música usando únicamente la voz humana, prescindiendo de todo...

Yes, I sing in a choir

Yes, I sing in a choir

You sing in a choir. Then you will understand what I am talking about. As an average, we can estimate we know about four people who sing in any...