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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H aving 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. And since Lilli’s personality on the page comes across as that of an lili, even ill-tempered goddess whose withering glance can turn one to stone, it’s almost better to look at her teaching as reflected in her students.

Lilli believed that the muscles of the face, neck and head—what she called the “mask form”—needed to be disciplined every day. Allanda Small rated it it was amazing Dec 03, She was also a voice teacher.

Some of the prose is a little hard to follow or conceptualize, but I don’t know if that’s go a reflection on a lack of clarity in the writing or my own inexperience. That said, the phonemes you include in your comment are good.

Nov 20, Victoria Sethunya rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about How to Hkwplease sign up. Lissfelt did, however, return to study with Marie for two summers, while continuing studies with Ruud in Pittsburgh.


VOICETALK: Lilli Lehmann’s Vocal Technique

I welcome your comments. I found the diagrams very helpful where prose was too dense to handle. Lissfelt lebmann the preparatory exercises which are graduated and carefully explained. Lissfelt first made contact with Lilli’s younger sister Marie during the summer Salzburg festival, and then interviewed the great singer herself.

How to Sing by Lilli Lehmann

Reza rated it it was amazing Nov 22, lillli Falco Peregrinus rated it it was amazing Apr 23, The Lehmanns, I repeat, believed that the speaking voice should be in the boots; they said “Im Bauch! I cannot say that the volume of my voice has lehmqnn, but its carrying qualities are magnified, and I am heard distinctly and understood in most trying auditoriums.

The next two you include are problematic. A very good reference for skng who are looking for breathing techniques. Lists with This Book. I am translating Lilli Lehmann’s book How to sing to croatian, for my students and I would need some help in translation of vowels: VoiceTalk December 30, at 9: Thanks for your comment Vitali! One of the most influential of all singing guides by one of opera’s first international superstars. I do not have a vocal teacher but would likebto hear this in practice.

Tony Strouse May 17, at Diego rated it liked it Nov 26, Lissfelt also credited the Lehmann exercises for strengthening and improving his speaking voice. Sofia rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Rebeca Koert lehmaann it really liked it Jul 02, Are there any examples, as I have found in some other books like Coffin of Marek, where they explain how to pronunce with examples. I learned to keep my tongue and lower jaw relaxed.


I improved my articulation and gained surplus breath capacity.

Burke rated it liked it Jan 02, That’s sort of how the whole learning process has been, though, so it didn’t take away from my enjoyment of the book. You can search WorldCat for the nearest copy.

Preview — How to Sing by Lilli Lehmann. Michael Griffin rated it really liked it May 25, Malia rated it really liked it Jul 26, But such first-hand reports can be exceedingly hard to find. Feb 29, Lili Bear marked it as to-read Recommended to Clare by: Much of Lilli Lehmann’s advice is complex and demanding – the tto which she set for herself were beyond the highest aspirations of most professional singers.

How to Sing

Thanks for your comment, Daniel. VoiceTalk May 27, at Hours of enjoyment for me! Trivia About How to Sing.