Prelude & Fugue No.2 in C minor BWV.847 (1) Johann Sebastian Bach
25 July 2016, 10:17
We all know that the great tenor Luciano Pavarotti was a natural talent and a one-off, but just how impressive was his vocal range?
Pavarotti was undoubtedly one of the most important figures in classical music in the last 100 years thanks to his accessible and passionate style, but his voice was also a technical marvel.
Just have a look at the extent of his vocal range:
That’s a C#3 (one octave below middle C) up to an F5 (an octave above middle C). But besides the size of the range, it’s the power and quality of the voice as it hits those dizzying heights that impresses the most.