So I’m getting a duo recital ready with a longtime friend and student Diane–and I’ve decided to prepare the recital with exactly the same system that I ask my students to prepare the selections they work on for class or lessons.
Because I’m doing a set of three French selections and it’s been a LONG time since I’ve sung in French–I decided to use the following “tools” put out by The Vocal Library, which I have been telling my students about for a couple of years–but have never sat down to use myself.
They. Are. Fabulous.
…and if you want the companion book that contains the songs themselves, complete with background history and IPA:
Boy–things are sure easier now than when I was in college. And I’ll have you know–it’s very disturbing to me that I’ve become one of those people that is able to say that.Continue Reading