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  • Yet traditionally, it's the sopranos who enjoy the most glitzy operatic roles, with the image to match; Kozená is a mezzo-soprano, a 'fach' [voice type] that composers all too often relegate to the roles of sisters, young boys and mothers-in-law.

    Jessica Duchen's Classical Music Blog

  • Since Mr. Rendall is not known as "The Tumbling Tenor" -- that's Dean Anthony's fach -- I am hard-pressed to understand how his inability to meet the demands imposed upon singers by "some directors" ruins a career, especially when other directors still follow the "stand and sing" (or "park and bark") school of stage direction.

    Ivan Katz: The Court Room Instead of the Concert Hall?

  • Er nad ydym wedi gweld llygad yn llygad ar popeth, mae dy gyfraniad i'r drafodaeth ar Gymru a gwleidyddiaeth y gornel fach gymleth hon o'r bydysawd yn un pwysig.

    Ordovicius 2009

  • Since Mr. Rendall is not known as "The Tumbling Tenor" -- that's Dean Anthony's fach -- I am hard-pressed to understand how his inability to meet the demands imposed upon singers by "some directors" ruins a career, especially when other directors still follow the "stand and sing" or "park and bark" school of stage direction.

    Ivan Katz: The Court Room Instead of the Concert Hall?

  • God, sometimes I think that whomever invented fach (Categorization of operatic voice type) did the opera world a great disservice.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Mae'r syniad o gefnogi siopau bach yn neis, mae siopau llyfrau Cymraeg megis Bys a Bawd, Siop y Morfa ac ati wedi cyfrannu at barhad yr iaith, ond mae'n rhaid derbyn bod dyddiau'r siop fach wedi dod i ben.

    Wel wir....

  • Hyn-a-hyn o weithiau y bydd modd rhoi cic fach gyhoeddus i'r glymblaid er mwyn helpu i gael y maen i'r wal ar bwnc arbennig.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Fe wyddom fod bywyd Aelod Seneddol yn un prysur ar y gorau, heb son am fod yn AS i blaid fach sydd yn gorfod rhannu cyfrifoldeb am yr holl fydysawd gwleidyddol rhwng 3 aelod.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Her aristocratic, intelligent though some might say mannered readings of the Marschallin and Strauss' Vier letzte Lieder earned her a place among the great sopranos - really, the great singers of any fach - of the Twentieth Century.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • "You are not to worry, Mrs. Evans, fach," Mrs. Phillips said.

    Truly

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  • I secretly long to answer people, when asked to do something beyond my area of expertise, that I can't do it b/c it's out of my fach.

    May 2, 2008