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. Arianna (mezzo lyrique) - II. La sentimentale (mezzo lyrique) - III. C'est à Séville (mezzo colorature) - IV. Il paggio (mezzo colorature) - V. Lucrezia (mezzo dramatique) - VI. Marina (mezzo dramatique) - VII. Fata Morgana (contralto) - VIII. Le temps des lilas (contralto) - IX. Torture-moi (contralto) - X. Elena-Lila (contralto)
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, [...]