Music Appreciation

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The styles of singing in Wagner and Verdi operas differ. Jane
says that the style of singing in a Verdi opera is virtuosic and
elaborate. Lynn says that the style of singing in a Wagner opera
is more syllabic. Who is correct in describing the different
styles of singing?
A. Only Jane is correct
B.Only Lynn is correct
C.Neither Jane nor Lynn is correct.

  • Music Appreciation -

    Here is the definition of elaborate and virtuosic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWAQvpPDTuU&feature=related

    Here is the definition of syllabic. Little to no ornamentation.
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    Maria Callas was truly great, she took the Met stage in the 50-60s by storm, and deserved was recognized. I am glad that I experience her in my lifetime.

    Listen to the entirety of both those tracks, no just a snippet.

    In my opinion, and you form your own, both are correct.

  • Music Appreciation -

    not 100% sure, but i feel like both maybe correct?

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