Mozart: Duettino ("Via resti servita") from The Marriage of Figaro
|Nancy plays the excerpt||00h:00m:00s|
|Rhythm is inherent in the writing, whether melodic or accompanimental||00h:01m:58s|
|What is the character of the rhythm?||00h:02m:29s|
|Dealing with several emotions at the same time||00h:02m:42s|
|Intonation and elegant sound||00h:03m:28s|
|16ths need to come exactly in time, but should sound melodic||00h:04m:02s|
|Phrase of at the end of the top of the line||00h:04m:25s|
|Second part is more lyrical||00h:04m:41s|
|Triplets with dots need more sparkle, off the string||00h:05m:44s|
|Change dynamics with more energy rather than just more sound||00h:06m:10s|
Nancy Wu, Associate Concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, plays and discusses the Duettino - "Via resti servita" from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Marriage of Figaro
Recorded Date: 22-04-2013
Nancy Wu has served as Associate Concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra since 1989. She performs regularly with the MET Chamber Ensemble and has been a guest artist with the Chamber Music Society of Martha's Vineyard and the Fondation Giannada in Martigny, Switzerland. Ms. Wu has been a coach for the Verbier Festival Orchestra since its founding in 2000. She is an exclusive artist for Thomastik-Infeld Strings. Ms. Wu is a Fulbright grant recipient, and she graduated with honors from Stanford University and the Vienna Hochschule für Musik.