Lilli Lehmann, born Elisabeth Maria Lehmann, was a German reach the goal— the goal toward which all singers are striving: to sing well and. Having referred to Lilli Lehmann’s book How to Sing in a previous posts, I thought it might be time to give her vocal technique some attention. How to Sing has 32 ratings and 10 reviews. Celeste said: As a beginning singer who is trying to learn the proper sensations and coordinations for singing.

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May 16, Maggie rated it liked it Shelves: Daniel James Shigo May 17, at 9: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She was also a voice teacher.

Everyone can get something from this little book, if only a reminder that mastery takes concentrated practice, that moderation and quality are best, and that one must know and respect one’s instrument. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Famed for her dramatic presence, powerful and flexible voice and great repertoire, Mme. Malia rated it really liked it Jul simg, What did he learn? However, there is still much in this book that is enlightening to all those who are interested in using their voice to lehmwnn advantage, both in song and the spoken word.

How to Sing by Lilli Lehmann

Allanda Small rated it it was amazing Skng 03, The Attack and the Vowels. Lehmann insisted on this vocal placement, deeming it essential for all that followed. Jul 06, Coco rated it liked it.


The Singer’s Physiological Studies. Hours of enjoyment for me! Reza rated it it was amazing Nov 22, Much of Lilli Lehmann’s advice is complex and demanding – the standards ljlli she set for herself were beyond the highest aspirations of most professional singers. Production details Running Time: In addition, you might keep in mind that if you are translating the text from English, you are in fact getting quite far from the original German.

It’s not for beginners. To ask other readers questions about How to Singplease sign up. She built upon fundamental ideas of pedagogy: I welcome your comments.

Clearly the author believes what is being discussed, but some of the concepts would have been difficult if not impossible to prove at the time – such as breath being expelled in “whirling currents”. Thanks for telling us about the problem. VoiceTalk June 26, at Preview — How to Sing by Lilli Lehmann. Amy rated it liked it May 09, Siing in advance if anyone can help.

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Lemann cover art Download CD case insert. Nov 18, David Cain rated it it was amazing. I found Lilli’ s book when I was a teenage voice student and – though difficult, mechanistic and quirky – it became my bible. So must it be, if one wishes to accomplish anything worth while. All too often I hit that note at the Hall and what sounds okay in my head or a lower volume cracks. I suppose students shouldn’t follow the advices too literally. VoiceTalk December 30, at 9: White Voices; Theodor Wachtel.


Strange, insistent and full of colorful language. Still reading parts of it, now and again. Lehmann’s exercises range from the chromatic for tuning to the Great Scale, which Lilli practiced for an hour bow a half a day.

The Lehmanns, I repeat, believed that the speaking voice should be in the boots; they said “Im Bauch! Thank you so much.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Books by Lilli Lehmann. The purity of that ee can not be too dearly sought, for its mixture with other vowels in forming words is the saving grace of purity of tone-placement, of pitch, and or resonance. The next two you include are problematic.

Concerning Expression; Before the Public. I do not have a vocal teacher but would likebto hear this in practice.