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What are the most difficult languages to sing in?

To celebrate International Mother Language Day, we asked what languages you find it difficult to sing in.

By Chris Shipman (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

21 February 2013 at 4.59pm | 5 Comments

To celebrate International Mother Language Day, we asked those who sing among our Twitter following which languages they find the hardest to perform in.

If you sing, what language do you find it difficult to sing in?

By Chris Shipman (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

21 February 2013 at 4.59pm

This article has been categorised Music, Opera, Uncategorised and tagged Artist, baritone, bass, International Mother Language Day, performance, singer, singing, Social Media, song, soprano, tenor, vocal, vocalist

This article has 5 comments

  1. octavian singers responded on 21 February 2013 at 6:16pm Reply

    amateur choirs often only use regular European languages and some find it challenging enough! we've done bits of Russian, Spanish, Danish as well as French, German, Italian- Latin is best!!

  2. Lovely and very interesting clip.

  3. slobodan responded on 25 February 2013 at 12:58pm Reply

    I think it is russian and than serbian are the most difficult language to sing in.
    pique dame is my favorite russian opera.

  4. Jussi Tossavainen responded on 1 July 2013 at 5:16pm Reply

    Have you singers ever done any Finnish operas?

  5. English definitely !

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