“Oh, gentlemen, perhaps I really regard myself as an intelligent man only because throughout my entire life I’ve never been able to start or finish anything.”—Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground (via misplacedjoanofarc)
He achieves an intensely rhythmic delivery of the lyrics without losing legato and musical momentum, something a lot of classical singers struggle with, especially when interpreting the many staccato and accent markings that crowd scores by Bellini, Donizetti, etc.
Love it! Reblogging because this is my childhood apple pie/porch swing memory right here: metal singers (my brother’s favorite music) analytically broken down by a classical singer (my mom). Takes me back.