Strophic, simple vocal line and rhythms. Good for introducing Baroque style to younger singers.
Maria Theresia Paradis
Piano doubles the vocal melody, Strophic with 3 verses, simple vocal line, scalar and triadic, repeated dotted rhythms.
Piano occasionally doubles the vocal melody, melody is folk-like, syllabic, more sustained at the ends of phrases, shorter song. Simple scalar melody based off an Irish folksong. Singer must be comfortable sustaining D5.
Strophic, each verse in three sections. Each section in a different meter. Scalar, middle tessitura, some sustained singing.
Piano doubles the vocal melody, scalar with some leaps, lower tessitura, shorter song with shorter phrases. Beautiful, Romantic style melody.
Evelyn Simpson Curenton
Legato, sustained writing. More opportunity for the singer to work on expression with text and melody.
Piano occasionally doubles the vocal melody, strophic, scalar, syllabic, medium tessitura. Great for teaching early German Romantic style.
Piano doubles the vocal melody, short phrases, only sustained at the end, repetitive melodic line. Good for a more beginning student approaching French repertoire.
Repetitive vocal line, simple vocal line and rhythms, medium tessitura, arpeggiated, sustained. Good for working on quieter dynamics while staying on the breath.
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