• Abstract

    In exploring the teaching and performance arts of integrating the Chinese national vocal techniques with the Western Bel Canto, existing research has made significant progress but still there are limited studies available. This study explores the integration of the Italian Bel Canto techniques with the Chinese national vocal music to enhance the Chinese national vocalist performance. By systematically reviewing the literature and analyzing teaching practices, this paper examines both vocal techniques' fundamental characteristic like breath control, emotional expression, and resonance, and their application in enhancing the expressiveness of the Chinese national vocal performance. The research findings indicate that the breath control and resonance techniques of Bel Canto significantly enhance vocalists’ sound quality and emotional expression, while the Chinese national vocal music provides unique emotional conveyance and tonal flavors. This paper aims to provide new perspectives and methodologies for cross-cultural exchange and development in vocal arts. The study emphasizes that the integration of the Italian Bel Canto techniques with the Chinese national vocal music is of great value and significance for promoting the development of vocal arts and innovating vocal teaching. By integrating the Italian Bel Canto technique into the Chinese national vocal performance, we can augment the expressive capabilities of the Chinese vocalists, offering them fresh tools and approaches to enhance their artistry while preserving the distinctiveness of the Chinese vocal traditions. Future research should continue to explore theoretical and practical methods in this field to promote the prosperity of vocal arts and make greater contributions to the exchange and integration of global music cultures.

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Wang, H., Binti Jamali, S. S., & bin Muhid, S. H. (2024). Fusion and innovation: exploring the application and effects of the Italian Bel Canto technique in enhancing the expressiveness of Chinese national vocal performance. Multidisciplinary Reviews, (| Accepted Articles). Retrieved from https://malque.pub/ojs/index.php/mr/article/view/3650
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