2 contraltos for now and 1 for later

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when someone says contralto? For me it’s Vivaldi:

How awesome is this aria? “Awesomer” is only:

Whenever I hear these arias I really, really want to be a contralto myself, drop from acuti to the chest register and thrash things on stage as mad Orlando 😀

…but in all seriousness I’m just getting pumped for hearing Stutzmann sing some wrist-slashing Handel contralto arias (because, unlike Vivaldi, that’s what Handel usually gives his lowest voiced ladies).


About dehggial

Mozart/Baroque loving red dragon

Posted on October 2, 2016, in baroque, mezzos & contraltos and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. I love everyone in this bar!

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