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Hugues Cuénod, with a nimble voice

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Published by Pendragon Press in Hillsdale, NY .
Written in English


  • Cuénod, Hugues -- Interviews.,
  • Tenors (Singers) -- Interviews.

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Edition Notes

Statementconversations with François Hudry ; preface by Graham Johnson and Dominique Fernandez ; translated by Albert Fuller.
SeriesLives in music series ;, no. 1
ContributionsHudry, François, 1952-
LC ClassificationsML420.C97 A5 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL47936M
ISBN 101576470296
LC Control Number99048685

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Get this from a library! Hugues Cuénod, with a nimble voice. [François Hudry;] -- "In this set of "Conversations," the French writer Francois Hudry leads the tenor Hugues Cuenod on a voyage through the singer's life. Hudry gently guides Cuenod on a series of visits to the great. Hugues-Adhémar Cuénod (French pronunciation: [yɡ kɥeˈno]; 26 June – 6 December ) was a Swiss classical tenor and music educator known for his performances in international opera, operetta, both traditional and musical theatre, and on the concert stage, where he was particularly known for his clear, light, romantic and expressive poised interpretation of mélodie (French art song). With Nimble Voice — Happy Birthday, Hughie Hughes Cuenod, , tenor & newlywed, born 26 June When harpsichordist, Albert Fuller reminisces about performances with Swiss tenor, Hughes Cuenod, his eyes mist up, “Dear, we improvised everything.”Hughie and Albert share a friendship that extends deep into the last century. Hugues Cuénod, with a nimble voice (Book); Un Diable de musicien, Hugues Cuénod by Jérôme Spycket (Book); Hugues Cuenod: d'une voix légère: entretiens avec François Hudry by Hugues Cuénod (Book).

Albert, a harpsichord virtuoso, toured and recorded with Huguie, and toward the end of his life he translated Hugues Cuenod: With An Agile Voice: Conversations with Francois Hudry (for the record, Albert's translation had it "with a nimble voice"). I just opened the book to this passage, which perfectly represents Huguie as I remember him. Hugues Cuénod, Hermann Leeb ‎– The Italians: Early Songs. Label: ABC Westminster Gold ‎– WGM, Westminster Gold ‎– WGM   was a boy soprano, an organ and harpsichord virtuoso, a renowned improviser, a conductor and recording artist, a performance practice pioneer, the founder of the Aston Magna and Helicon foundations, a Juilliard professor, an author and translator, a musical impresario and visionary, a guru and sage, a Francophile bon vivant and gourmand, a raconteur, a consummate entertainer and, .   The legendary Swiss tenor Hugues Cuenod died on Friday (Dec. 3rd). I've posted a reminiscence on my blog, but wanted to add some photos of Albert and Huguie here, as well as some words about Huguie by photos are either from Huguie's archive, or pictures I took when Albert and I visited Huguie in Morges in - the Cuenod centenary.

  Hugues Cuénod, a Swiss tenor who dazzled critics in his Metropolitan Opera debut a quarter-century ago, not only because he sang extremely . Firstly, vale Hugues Cuénod (26 June – 3 December ). Now, according to List of centenarians (musicians, composers and music patrons), Cuenod seems to be the oldest notable composer/musician ever. He was a few months older than Leo Ornstein, who also got to Is this something we could state in his article, or is it OR because it. This book is an excellent reference to Hughes Cuenod's life and experiences (even though it is slightly under pages). For those who are not familiar with him, Hughes Cuenod was a Swiss/Brittish tenor, who was born in (he was still alive in ) and grew up .   Albert Fuller was an influential harpsichordist, conductor, teacher and author, and the founder of two important early music organizations, the Aston Magna Foundation for .