Teachers of Singing: Adele Addison, Mathilde Marchesi, Johann Christian Friedrich H ffner, Signe Hebbe, Paul Rardin, Henriette Nissen-Saloman Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157344865

Published: May 29th 2010

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36 pages


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Teachers of Singing: Adele Addison, Mathilde Marchesi, Johann Christian Friedrich H ffner, Signe Hebbe, Paul Rardin, Henriette Nissen-Saloman  by  Books LLC

Teachers of Singing: Adele Addison, Mathilde Marchesi, Johann Christian Friedrich H ffner, Signe Hebbe, Paul Rardin, Henriette Nissen-Saloman by Books LLC
May 29th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 36 pages | ISBN: 9781157344865 | 6.11 Mb

Chapters: Adele Addison, Mathilde Marchesi, Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, Signe Hebbe, Paul Rardin, Henriette Nissen-Saloman, Natalia Iretskaya, Pietro Alfieri, Ginger Beazley, Fredrika Stenhammar, Mathilda Enequist.

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 35. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Adele Addison (born July 24, 1925, Springfield, Massachusetts) is an African American lyric soprano who was an acclaimed figure in the classical music world during the 1950s and 1960s. Although she did appear in several operas, Addison spent most of her career performing in recital and concert.

Her performances spanned a wide array of literature from the Baroque period to contemporary compositions. She is best remembered today as the singing voice for Bess (played by Dorothy Dandridge) in the 1959 movie Porgy and Bess. Addison can be heard on numerous recordings, of which her baroque music recording are perhaps her best work. Known for her polished and fluent tone, Addison made a desirable baroque vocal artist.

Many of her recordings were made with the New York Philharmonic under the baton of Leonard Bernstein. Addison began studying voice seriously as a teenager and, following high school, won a scholarship to study at Westminster Choir College.

Further scholarships enabled her to pursue graduate studies at Princeton University and at summer sessions at the Berkshire Music School at Tanglewood. At Tanglewood she studied with Boris Goldovsky. Addison made her professional recital debut in Boston, in 1948 while still a student at Princeton. Following graduation she moved to New York City to pursue a career as a classical soprano.

Of her 1952 New York City recital debut The New York Times wrote, The recital season reached a high point last night when Adele Addison, soprano from Springfield, Mass...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=7760



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