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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Tenor High Notes

It all started with an Italian Tenor and a French Tenor pitting High C’s against each other in two successive Rossini opera events.
Rossini was totally unimpressed with these newly contrived high register notes, but singing history for tenors had thus changed, so Rossini, with his nose for trends, went “all out” and composed repertoire for several tenors, all together, in many of his subsequent works-altogether exploiting tenor high notes and fast notes!

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