Reading 802 Fall 11 ella assign 2

In both of their versions of ex 1 and 2 i cant give

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early years of singing. In both of their versions of (Ex. 1 and 2) “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”, the similarities in their delivery are very present. Both deliver the lines with laid back voices that tend to have a yawning effect, resembling that of a glissando, however, no matter how laid back they sound, it never affects their diction. It can also be seen that Ella probably learned to outline chords in her phrasing from Connee, seen in measure 2 of Ex.1 and modified to her own liking over the years, seen in all of Ex. 2 with how she jumps minor 6ths and all around in the measures and the rest of the song. Another example of her talent of being able to mimic other artists’ sounds also lies in this same recording of “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” which is a recording that holds an impersonation of Louis Armstrong in honor of his birthday. As seen in Ex. 3 and heard in the recording, she does a great job of capturing his brassy singing voice as well as all of his licks and the charm that was Louis Armstrong, through using his scat syllables as well as phrases that he would use in other recordings. She also captures the way he slides in and out of notes perfectly as seen in measures 3 and 5 of Ex.3, as well as in all of Ex. 4 taken from a 1942 recording of him singing the same song. Along with these great attributes, her range also helped her to go places in songs that were
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