Judith Lautner (judith) wrote,
Judith Lautner

Vivaldi's Gloria

I have listened to this piece many many times but this is the first time I've been able to sing it. We worked briefly on the second movement, In Terra Pax, tonight, and it is so compelling...I can't think of another word. Long phrases with sustained notes, slightly-building volume, exactly what I love singing, in a range I feel great in. We worked longer on the Faure, "tuning" the chords. I feel I have a good ear for this stuff, and of course the music is so beautiful. These moments in these rehearsals, and of course in the concerts, they are why I sing. I am lucky lucky lucky.

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