MATTINATA – VIDEO

I just found this little song from my Aria Amore concert 2 years ago. 🙂 MATTINATA by Leoncavallo: If you like this video, please click through to YouTube, and subscribe to my channel. Thank you! <3  

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Q&A: What Do You Sound Like When Singing?

Someone asked this question: “What Do You Sound Like When Singing?” Answer: I sound like an opera singer. Or a cute, tiny bird. Or a full of himself gorilla. Or a crooner, jazz singer or rapper… It all depends on how I feel and what I want to do with my voice. How I want…

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Q&A: Can You Tell a Lot About a Person from Her/His Voice?

Question: “Can You Tell a Lot About a Person from Her/His Voice?” Answer: You know what I’m going to say. Yes, of course: You can tell a lot from a person’s voice. Now, this may not be common knowledge yet, but your voice tells a lot about who you are, how you’re feeling —about yourself…

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Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Warm Up Your Voice? VIDEO

Question: “Why do you advocate warming up your voice high to low? Instead of the traditional low to high?” Answer: Very good question. Here’s the thing. When you wake up in the morning, what is easier? Climbing a mountain, or sliding down a hill, either with a water slide or a sled in winter? Yes!…

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Q&A: What Software Can I Use to Learn to Sing?

Question: “What Software Can I Use to Learn to Sing? Is there something I can measure my pitch against and improve my singing?” Answer: I like your question. Not sure this is what you want to hear. But since others may benefit from it, here’s my two cents: Yes, it’s important to have great pitch,…

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The Case for Opera

Think Opera is stodgy, old-fashioned and out of date? Think opera has had its time centuries ago, and is now reserved for a few older, albeit cultured people with lots of money? Think again. – There’s a quiet revolution happening in especially the smaller opera houses of the world stages: Younger people sing their hearts…

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The Sound in Your Name is Important!

Have you ever considered the sounds in your name? Do you like your name? Loathe it? Meeeh-it? The sounds of your name give cues to what vibrations you’re running! Once upon a time God made the earth and the whole universe. Everything that exists, exists in sound vibration as well as light. Our sounds, the…

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Sing Yourself Well T-Shirts Coming in October!

I can’t wait for these t-shirts to be available. Order yours early, in October, in time for Christmas. Make perfect gifts!

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Q&A: How can I get greater lung capacity?

Question: ” How can I increase my lung capacity, both for singing, and just in general? I feel I had greater lung capacity when I was younger. How can I get that back?” Answer: Really great question, thank you. To be a great singer—or to live a long, healthy life—you need great lung capacity, yes.…

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Q&A: Why Does My Voice Get Tired on High Notes?

Question: “Why does my voice always get so tired so fast whenever I sing high notes?” Answer: Our voice is more easily produced in the middle (speaking) range. In the upper range where we’re “wrestling with gravity”, there needs to be more stretch, and therefore, more power from below. Like building a tall building requires…

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