Love Songs Come Alive in 'Bel Canto' Style Mexican tenor Ramon Vargas releases In My Heart, a CD of 17th and 18th century Italian love songs sung in the Bel Canto or "beautiful song" style. It's a type of operatic singing characterized by rich tonal lyricism and brilliant display of technique. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Vargas.
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Love Songs Come Alive in 'Bel Canto' Style

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Love Songs Come Alive in 'Bel Canto' Style

Love Songs Come Alive in 'Bel Canto' Style

Love Songs Come Alive in 'Bel Canto' Style

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Mexican tenor Ramon Vargas releases In My Heart, a CD of 17th and 18th century Italian love songs sung in the Bel Canto or "beautiful song" style. It's a type of operatic singing characterized by rich tonal lyricism and brilliant display of technique. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Vargas.