Posts Tagged ‘van Gogh’

Feb. 26 2012

What Does Vocalise Look Like?

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | Comments Off on What Does Vocalise Look Like?

The Oxford Companion to Music defines a vocalise as, “A melody sung without text but to one or more vowel sounds.”  A vocalise can be used as a mere exercise for the voice or as a song without words in the case of Rachmaninoff’s famous Vocalise. Rameau, Lully, Vaughn Williams, Debussy, Villa Lobos, Ravel, Faure […]