Fred Schneider's trademark talking/ singing style known in the trade as sprechgesang
, hasn't changed over four decades and is a major part of the B52s twist.
The techniques of Sprechstimme and Sprechgesang
have been with us for over a century now.
Later, he worked with Richard Wagner and is credited with being the first composer to use Sprechgesang
, a vocal technique halfway between singing and speaking.
Tenha-se em mente que Sprechgesang
e privilegio de Schoenberg; originalidade de massa sonora, de Ligeti; contrastes de intensidade, massa e tessitura, de Beethoven; variedade de textura, de Bach; dissonancia ritmica, de Schumann; timbre, da musica francesa; estrutura, da alema; lirismo, dos grandes poetas.
Sir John Tomlinson, as Moses, was a genuinely imposing presence, his slow, deliberate movements and dark, sonorous declamation of Schoenberg's sprechgesang
powerfully conveying the character's irreconcilable mixture of deep reticence and unshakable belief.
As regards Petrielka, definitely deserving to be performed are the Relay, Mikulas the Sailor (notable not only owing to the use of quarter-tones, jazz orchestra and Sprechgesang
), occasionally heard too should be his string quartets, while his opera Pavel the Miner should at least be staged occasionally by small theatres.
S'il en est ainsi, et compte tenu de ce que chaque culture presente des formes d'organisation musicale specifiques - pensons aux appels du muezzin, au Sprechgesang
de Schonberg, aux jeux de gorge des femmes Inuit, au bel canto--, le fait musical est bien un phenomene universel: a ce titre, la recherche des universaux de la musique est tout a fait legitime.
The three acts are structurally repetitive and populated with the kinds of hometown anecdotes and stories that feature in most of Ashley's operas, all of it performed by the man himself in his masterful and grandfatherly sprechgesang
style (as well as by other nimble-voiced performers, who pipe up with frequent interjections and elaborations).
Der somalische Rapper K'Naan verarbeitet seine schrecklichen Kindheitserfahrungen zu einem befreienden Sprechgesang
. Die Zeit, 2 August.
Schoenberg also supported the concept of sprechgesang
or 'speech-song," a type of singing that is close to speech, and many of his compositions use this technique.
The melodram also had a profound influence on Arnold Schoenberg, with his development of Sprechgesang
in which he notated the rhythm of the speech and the general range but not exact pitch.
German and French authors tend to preserve the original meaning of Sprechstimme--a part in the texture--and use Sprechgesang
or Sprechmelodie for the sound and technique.