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Vaccai: Practical Vocal Method (Accompaniments with Melody Added, For Medium Voice)

by Xavier Palacios

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1. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson I the Diatonic Scale in C Major
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2. Practical Vocal Method: Intervals of the Third in F Major
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3. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson II Intervals of the Fourth in G Major
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4. Practical Vocal Method: Intervals of the Fifth in D Major
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5. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson III Intervals of the Sixth in B-Flat Major
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6. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson IV Intervals of the Seventh in C Major
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7. Practical Vocal Method: Intervals of the Octave in C Major
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8. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson V Half Tones or Semitones in F Major
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9. Practical Vocal Method: Syncopation in G Major
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10. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson VII Runs and Scale Passages in G Major, Andantino
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11. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson VII Runs and Scale Passages in G Major, Allegretto
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12. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson VII Runs and Scale Passages in G Major, Allegro
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13. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson VIII the Appogiatura Taken from Above or Below in G Major
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14. Practical Vocal Method: The Accaciatura in E Major
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15. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson IX the Mordent in A Major
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16. Practical Vocal Method: Different Ways of Executing the Mordent in F Major, Andante
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17. Practical Vocal Method: Different Ways of Executing the Mordent in F Major, Andantino
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18. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson X Introductory to the Grupetto or Turn in E-Flat Major, Andantino
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19. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson X Introductory to the Grupetto or Turn in E-Flat Major, Allegretto
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20. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson X Introductory to the Grupetto or Turn in E-Flat Major, Allegro
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21. Practical Vocal Method: The Grupetto or Turn in E-Flat Major
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22. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson XI Introduction to the Trill or Shake in F Major, Allegretto
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23. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson XI Introduction to the Trill or Shake in F Major, Allegro Moderato
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24. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson XII Runs and Scale Passages in C Major, Andantino
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25. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson XII Runs and Scale Passages in C Major, Allegretto Moderato
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26. Practical Vocal Method: Portamento in A Major
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27. Practical Vocal Method: Portamento the Second Way in G Major
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28. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson XIV the Recitativo in C Major
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29. Practical Vocal Method: Lesson XV Recapitulation in G Major
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Matching Editions are:
Schirmer Vaccai Practical Method for Soprano and Tenor (First Lesson in C Major), Schirmer Ed. Vol.. 240
Peters Vaccai Practical Method Edition for Medium Voice (First Lesson in C Major), Peters Ed. No. 2073b
Ricordi Edition for Mezzo e Baritono (First Lesson in C Major).

"Vaccai Practical Vocal Method (Piano Accompaniments) for Medium Voice by Xavier Palacios offers high quality backing tracks for the classical singer to suit your voice perfectly and to follow the evolution of your vocal range or needs.

Please note that the tracks in this Album with Vocal melody added match exactly the tracks on this album "Vaccai Practical Vocal Method (Piano Accompaniments)for Medium Voice with transpositions". The accompaniment is exactly the same in this two albums.

We prefer to classify here the Vocal range in three main sections: High, Medium and Low, instead of : Soprano, Mezzo, Baritone, etc...It seems that Vaccai was concerned, when adopting the "Medium range" (not higher than F5 for female voices, F4 for male voices), with securing the "Mixed Voice" ("Voce Mista"), and the subsequent use of the precise amount of breath and energy (going from a note to another) to produce a proper, "Bellinian", legato. Of course, it is very useful to transpose this "Practical Method" in the High range for Sopranos and Tenors, and in the Low range for Mezzos, Bass-Baritones, and Contraltos.
Some "Mezzo Editions" in Italy use the "Soprano" key chart adopted by other Western Editions. Some "Contralto" or "Basso" Editions in Italy adopt in some instances the "Medium" key chart.
Last, but not least, Vocal range is only one aspect of Voice classification. Choose your repertoire following the "nature" of your Voice, or your "Voice type" if you like, and the advice of your teacher.

Here is the track list with the corresponding text openings :

01 Manca sollecita (The Diatonic Scale)
02 Semplicetta tortorella (Intervals of the Third)
03 Lascia il Lido (Intervals of the Fourth)
04 Avezzo a vivere (Intervals of the fifth)
05 Bella prova e d'alma forte (Intervals of the Sixth)
06 Fra l’ombre un lampo solo (Intervals of the Seventh)
07 Quell’onda che ruina (Intervals of the Octave)
08 Delira dubbiosa (Half tones or semitones)
09 Nel contrasto amor s’accende (syncopation)
10-12 Come il candore (Runs and Scale Passages)
13 Senza l’amabile Dio di Citera (The Appogiatura, from above or below)
14 Benchè di senso privo (The accaciatura)
15 La Gioja verace (The Mordent)
16-17 L’augeletto in lacci stretto (different ways of executing the Mordent)
18-20 Quando accende un nobil petto (Introductory to the Grupetto or Turn)
21 Piu non si trovano (The Grupetto or Turn)
22-23 Se povero il ruscello (introduction to the Trill or Shake)
24-25 Siam navi all’onde (Runs and Scale passages)
26 Vorrei spiegar l’affanno (Portamento)
27 O placido il mare (Portamento, The second way)
28 La patria e un tutto (Recitativo)
29 A la stagione de’ fiori (Recapitulation)

You can use freely these accompaniments for either private or public rehearshal or concert performance (with the singer). You can use them for radio broadcast if you mention that all accompaniments are by Xavier Palacios. For Tv broadcast you will need to ask a written permission to Xavier Palacios (The artist and Producer).
Xavier Palacios studied at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris de Paris with Antonio Ruiz Pipo, a pupil of Alfred Cortot, and Billy Eidi, a renowed accompanist of French song. He also studied Musical analysis with Ginette keller, a pupil of Nadia Boulanger. He has given many recitals in France and has been the assistant and accompanist of Laurence Russel Albert (Pushkin Prize, Metropolitan Opera) for a few years.

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