The voice of mezzo-soprano is rarely found in nature, but it has a very beautiful, rich and velvety sound. Finding a singer with such a voice is a great success for the teacher, this voice is widely used on the opera stage, and in various areas of music. Mezzo-soprano with a beautiful timbre is easier to enter music schools, and then find a job in the opera house, because there are always not enough singers with mezzo-soprano and there are not so many of them as women with high singing voices. From the article you will learn how a beautiful female voice is formed and where you can find him a worthy application.
WHAT DISTINCES TO MEZZO-SOPRANO FROM OTHER VOICES
In the Italian school, the voice is called that opens a third below the dramatic soprano. Translated into Russian, “mezzo-soprano” means “a little soprano”. It has a beautiful velvety sound and is not revealed on the upper notes, but on the middle section of the range, from la small octave to la second. When singing higher notes, the rich, mellow timbre of mezzo-soprano loses its characteristic color, becomes dull, sharp and colorless, unlike sopranos, whose voice begins to open on the upper notes, acquiring a beautiful head sound. Continue reading
Contralto is one of the brightest female voices. Its velvety low sound is often compared to a cello. This voice is quite rare in nature, so it is very appreciated for its beautiful timbre and for the fact that it has the lowest notes for women.
HOW AND WHEN A CONTRALTO IS FORMED
This voice has its own characteristics of formation. Most often, it can be determined after 14 or 18 years. The female voice of the contralto is mainly formed of 2 children: low alt, which from an early age has a pronounced chest register or soprano with an inexpressive timbre. Usually by the transitional age, the first voice acquires a beautiful low sound with a velvety chest register, and the second unexpectedly expands the range for everyone and starts to sound beautiful after adolescence. Many girls are surprised at the changes and the fact that the range becomes lower, and the voice acquires beautiful expressive low notes. Such a situation often occurs: a girl with an inexpressive 1 soprano is told that she has a weak voice and she should not professionally engage in vocals. And then, after about 14 years old, they have expressive chest notes and a feminine sound, which is characteristic of contralto. Upper case gradually becomes colorless and expressionless, and low notes, on the contrary, acquire a beautiful chest sound. Continue reading
New Year is a time of not only a holiday, but also concerts for vocalists, both beginners and experienced, performing on stage for many years. At this time, not only great concerts are held at all venues in the city, but also events at the music school. The New Year’s repertoire of the vocalist should always be bright and interesting, so that the audience remembers both the number and the performer. A few practical tips will help you show yourself beautifully on any New Year’s holiday.
HOW TO CHOOSE A REPERTOIR FOR A NEW YEAR’S CONCERT
Among the many New Year songs that sound on the radio or on the Blue Light, unfortunately, it is not always possible to find beautiful songs for a vocalist, especially with an academic voice. But even a simple romance or an aria can be made part of the New Year’s fairy tale, if you correctly beat the festive image. To do this, you need to present it as part of the New Year’s holiday, and then it will sparkle with new bright colors. Even Carmen’s aria will make a new impression if the soloist sings it in a New Year’s red satin dress with a boa made of large white tinsel. Continue reading