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News 2013: (US) Unquiet Thoughts: "Saturday morning quotes 3.19: Singing with the lute"

Contributed by admin on Sep 22, 2013

“Since our area of musical specialization is lute songs circa 1500 – now, we tend to think and converse a great deal about the subject.  For us, creating the ideal balance of voice and instrument is just as natural as carrying on a conversation between intelligent, collaborative, empathetic individuals with a mutual goal in mind. …

But to our bafflement, we continue to hear performances of our beloved repertory for voice and lute that seem more like alpha dog battles or testy arguments than like conversations …”

Visit the Unquiet Thoughts blog site to read the complete blog thoughts on lute singing techniques or lack of.