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A VOICE THAT WOULD MAKE A BADGER PURR
She sounds better with each album. Her recording of "Pie Jesu" is one of the best I have ever heard. Absolutely sublime.
Anna's voice has a black, velvety goldness to it, and I'm convinced that she could burp the alphabet and make it beautiful. She knows how to sing simply, without over-indulgence, like a princess. However, I can't help but agree that there is something unsettling about her vibrato and breath control. She sounds much older in some tracks, almost like a weak, worn-out Wagnerian. I seriously doubt the longevity of her voice, and the mic placement seems TOO close. There's some definite wobble to her voice, and not only in high registers.
Vibrato is aging.
I am sorry but am I the only one who can hear the lack of breath control which then translates into a horrific vibrato that is making her sound 20 years older? What happened? Her tone is lovely but if she does not get her technique back on track she will be done for in 5 years and follow in the steps of Cheryl Studer.
Born: September 18, 1971 in Krasnodar, Russia
Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s
Top Albums and Songs by Anna Netrebko
||Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro||Sempre Libera||2:51||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||"Musette's Waltz" (Quando me'n vò) from La Bohème||Opera Arias||2:38||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||"O Silver Moon" (Mesicku na nebi hlubokém) from Rusalka, Op. 114||Opera Arias||5:07||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||La traviata: Sempre libera||Sempre Libera||3:39||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Lakmé, Act 1: Viens, Mallika, ... Dôme Épais (Flower Duet)||The Opera Gala - Live from Baden-Baden||6:43||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Requiem: Pie Jesu||Souvenirs||3:41||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Les Contes D'Hoffmann, Act 2: Barcarolle||Souvenirs||3:43||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||La Bohème: "O soave fanciulla" (Bonus Track)||Anna Netrebko: The Russian Album||4:10||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Otello: Ave Maria, piena di grazia||Sempre Libera||5:16||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Lucia di Lammermoor: O giusto cielo!||Sempre Libera||3:18||$1.29||View In iTunes|