Countertenors: A New Generation

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Countertenors: A New Generation

The 20th century's historically informed performance trend didn't merely attune audiences to the pleasures of vintage instruments; it also created a demand for male voices that could take on early dramatic roles once performed by castrati. Young countertenors like Franco Fagioli can leap to mezzo-style heights with delicacy, while lending a heavier texture to the lower ranges.

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