24 January 2014

Vaccai on Classicaonline

Review by Bruno Belli. “Even today his Practical Method of Italian Chamber Singing in fifteen lessons with an appendix, published in London during his stay between 1830 and 1833, is one of the most important educational processes for students learning the art of opera” and pupil Girolamo Alessandro Biaggi also said – “The song of Vaccai was, as described by ancient greek philosophers, a delight of the soul. A singer of rare and great ability, Vaccai was a teacher from a special branch of musicians to which few belong, and as Rossini said, he was unique.

 

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