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MDY: For mezza voce, it takes so much more energy and control than for me to blare it.
As Roberto, Earl of Leicester, Eric Cutler love-duet-ted with Maria and begged Elisabetta's mercy with a clear tenor and sweet mezza voce.
Lastima que recurre muy poco al canto piano (suave) y a la mezza voce.
One need never worry; far instance, about the possibility of being swamped by the orchestra, but at the same time, the singer faces the problem of a great deal of piano and mezza voce singing (the test of all good singers) while carrying a vocal line of quality and vitality.
With further study to develop a solid mezza voce and more vocal discipline, he will likely go far.
The gradations of strength and varieties of tone-colour, like the cultivation of the mezza voce, are things that cannot be wholly explained or taught in books.
The value of a beautiful mezza voce ('half voice' never seems to convey the same idea) cannot be over-estimated.
Those accustomed to an Azucena with a meaty middle and low voice might have been disappointed in mezzo-soprano Kathryn Day, who employs chest voice, a rather diffuse mezza voce and then shifts into lyric soprano for the required high notes.
Reservations regarding her sometimes unfocused mezza voce and lack of weight in the chest voice were forgotten in her Act II aria, "Vissi d'arte.