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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.
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