Oops!! been away two days p[erformiong, and the thread is acting like Topsy.
"They are meaningless claptrap to anyone who is interested in defining good singing,as a singer that is all that concerns me." - So when can we hear you doing arias?
"I get the distinct impression that some folk collectors,consider revival singers to be of less importance than traditional singers regardless of the quality of singers involved." - now there I have to agree but, of course, there may be reasons for that.
" My advice to christian is dont do it,throw away your dissertation and go out and play music." - Do I detect an anti-academic tendency here? Why shouldn't the lad want to study?