S. Rachmaninoff. Vocalise.
Takes Anna Moffo
Pours a beautiful and sad melody. Her singing female voice. Sings without words, but it is clear that this is a story about something that is very dear and close. This Vocalise Rachmaninoff. The word vocalization comes from Latin vocalis - sounding singing. Called plays for voices without words.
In addition to Rachmaninov, famous Vocalise M. Ravel, which has the title "Habanera", as written in the character of the dance. Essentially the Vocalise is such a major work as a Concerto for voice and orchestra R. Glier.
There is at this term and more special meaning. The so-called exercises for voice, necessary for its development and exploration of various techniques. There are whole collections such vocalizations-exercises. They know the singers, but on stage they never come true.