So You Want to Sing Light Opera: A Guide for Performers

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Chapter 2  Chapters 3, 4 & 5  Chapters 6, 7 & 8

Introduction – Why Light Opera?

Chapter 1 – Defining Light Opera

Chapter 2 – Singing Light Opera

Sopranos:

Mezzo-Sopranos:

Contraltos:

Tenors:

Lyric Baritones:

Comic Baritones:

Basses/Bass-Baritones:

Duets:

Trios:

Quartets:

Quintets:

Septet:

Larger Group Numbers:

Chapter 3 – Acting and Dialogue

Chapter 4 – Dance and Movement

Chapter 5 – Stylistic Considerations

Chapter 6 – Auditioning for Light Opera

Chapter 7 – Directing Light Opera

Chapter 8 – Zarzuela

Intermezzo