Vaccai Singing Method

Vaccai Practical Method of Italian Singing

The Schirmer editon of Vaccai is the cheapest (runs about $5) and is sufficient if the resources on this page are used.

The Vaccai Practical Method of Italian Singing has long been an indispensable introduction to classical singing and singing in Italian.  Rather than using scales and exercises, Vaccai uses a series of short songs each highlighting a particular skill and aspect of classical singing.

The Sheet Music

 

Vaccai Singing Method can be bought quite inexpensively:

Vaccai Practical Method of Italian Singing - D Edition (High Soprano/Tenor)
Vaccai Practical Method of Italian Singing - C Edition (Soprano/Tenor - Standard)
Vaccai Practical Method of Italian Singing - A Edition (Alto/Baritone)

Or, you can download it and print it out for free:

Vaccai Singing Method – C Edition (Soprano/Tenor)
Vaccai Singing Method – A Edition (Alto/Baritone)

The Songs

 

I – a. Manca Solecitta (The Scale)

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I – b. Semplicetta tortorella (Thirds)

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II – a. Lascia il lido (Fourths)

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II – b. Avvezzo a vivere (Fifths)

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III. Bella prova (Sixths)

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IV – a. Fra l’ombre un lampo solo (Sevenths)

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IV – b. Quell’onda che ruina (Octaves)

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V. Delira dubbiosa (Half-steps)

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VI. Nel contrasto amor (Syncopation)

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VII. Come il candor (Prep for roulade)

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VIII – a. Senza l’amabile (Appoggiaturas)

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VIII – b. Benchè di senso (Acciaccatura)

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IX – a. La gioja verace (Prep for Mordent)

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IX – b. Augelletto in lacci stretto

X – a. Quando accende

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X – b. Piu non si trovano

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I’ll add the rest later…

Accompaniment Tracks (No Voice)

 

Note: These can also be downloaded to your mp3 player or burned to a CD.

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  • Marion
    #1 written by Marion  6 years ago

    Thank you. I am living in isolated area with no teacher any longer. This is wonderful!!!

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