Piano Accompaniment for Singers
This web – site is primarily for singers and enthusiasts who wish to deepen their understanding of the lieder repetoire by practising their works with professional accompaniments. The accompaniments are played on good acoustic pianos. You will be able to transpose and if necessary slow the tracks down with the free „Audacity“ software. It is well known, that rehearsal time with an accompanist is of paramount importance for a singer seeking in the perfecting of an interpretation. In lieder both performers play complementary roles repetoire is a musical literature in which both musicians are of great importance. Without interplay between them, the music can tend to be dull and lifeless. For each song we offer a professional accompaniment – for transpositions, the free audacity software can be downloaded. These accompaniments can be used for concerts if desired too. If you would like to have a real preofessional accompanist for your performance/ concert, please let me know. The performances are musically sensitive, thought having been given not only to the tempi and interpretations, but also to the breathing neccesities of singers. During his time at the Royal Academy of Music London, Alexis Pope was awarded the Elena Gerhardt prize for Accompaniment. Gerald Moore was the the chairman of the jury.
Should you have special repetoire requests that you would like to perform, please let me know, I will try to accomadate you. To begin with, click the composer of the work for which you require an accompaniment. And follow the links.
All the best