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Published: 14 January 2013

288 Pages | 154 examples, 6 scores, 7 halftones

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199832323

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Bel Canto

A Performer's Guide

Robert Toft

  • The first practical guide devoted exclusively to the bel canto style.
  • Numerous musical exercises for specific bel canto techniques.
  • Discusses period-specific ornamentation and interpretation of recitatives and arias.
  • Explores English and Italian repertoire by composers ranging from Handel to Mozart.