The purpose of this book is to bridge the gap between musicological theory and methodological practice in the study of singing. This singing method explores the "Italian tradition", an idea to which we will make a constant reference in the chapters that follow.
Different aspects of singing are treated: terms and their meanings, vocal practice is based on exercises and "solfeggi" from historical sources.
It goes without saying that the scope and complexity of this subject can only be studied in one volume. For this reason, the content of this method should be considered as an introduction to the fundamental principles of the "antica scuola italiana", the old Italian singing school, which we examine from Giulio Caccini's "The Nuove Musiche" to the beautiful Canto Early 19th century song.