Singer and pedagogue Elena Vassilieva presents singing exercises intended to develop vocal virtuosity and fluidity using a modern writing style, incorporating large intervals, chromaticism, quarter-tones, dynamics, subtle labial articulation of words, and precision of attacks throughout.
Each volume corresponds to a different voice and proposes vocalisation, with written texts, specific to each tessitura, to each type of voice and to the character they each produce.
I. La Reine noire (soprano dramatico-coloratura) - II. Disperata donna (soprano dramatico-coloratura) - III. La Diva (soprano dramatico) - IV. Ah Madre del Cielo (soprano lirico-spinto) - V. Leonora (soprano lirico-spinto) - VI. La Mort des amants (soprano lirico-leggero) - VII. Anna Bolena (soprano lirico-leggero) - VIII. Je suis belle (soprano colorature) - IX. Mes grisgris (soprano "soubrette") - X. La Pastorella (soprano "soubrette")
Elena Vassilieva (soprano) was born in france in a family of musicians. When she was nine, she sung already on the stage the role of Bastienne (Mozart) with orchestra. She recorded a lot of records with her two sisters. She received the first price of Goldvoice, when she was ten. She followed a formation of classical dancer, [...]