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3 The Voice as Instrument (audio-visuals) FEMALE Soprano : highest female voice Coloratura highest soprano; flexible; insane or a Bad Girl VIDEO: QUEEN OF THE NIGHT, AMADEUS, [seen in class] Lyric the girl next door Youtube – Puccini, “Gianni Schicchi” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGb-yFnzIhc No captions. Girl tries to talk her dad (Gianni Schicchi) into faking a will so that she and her boyfriend can get married – or else, she tells him, she’ll just jump in the river and die. Dramatic – a grown-up woman Youtube – Verdi, Aida (Sophia Loren) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-03QPuO9XTs [the captions are in Spanish! However, the plot line is this: Aida, Ethiopian slave, is in love with, and loved by, the commander of the Egyptian forces. When he is ordered to attack her people, she first cheers him on; then she realizes that this will mean the defeat of her father and brothers, so she prays for the Egyptian defeat. But she can’t live with that either, so she ends up praying to the gods to let her die
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2011 for the course HUMANITIES 151 taught by Professor Nicassio during the Spring '08 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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