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Now touch the air softly: Reflections upon art songs in the recording studio

McMahon, Paul

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Artists contribute to music's rich performative tradition through the presentation of art songs—the lyrical merging of text and music composed for voice and piano. While audio recordings offer a vehicle for performers to document their work through sounds across time, singers' preparatory processes and the creative realization of art songs within the environs of the recording studio are seldom discussed. Through an autoethnographic approach, this article examines some of the complexities...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186122
Source: Australian Voice

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