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G. Schirmer American Aria Anthology : Mezzo-Soprano : (edited by Richard Walters) : Mezzo-Soprano (38 arias) : # 50484624
G. Schirmer American Aria Anthology : Mezzo-Soprano : (edited by Richard Walters) : Mezzo-Soprano (38 arias) : # 50484624


 
G. Schirmer American Aria Anthology : Mezzo-Soprano : (edited by Richard Walters) : Mezzo-Soprano (38 arias) : # 50484624

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G. Schirmer American Aria Anthology : Mezzo-Soprano : (edited by Richard Walters), : Richard Walters : Vocal Collection Series : Mezzo-Soprano (38 arias) : Published by G. Schirmer; Inc. : # 50484624
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G. Schirmer American Aria Anthology by : Richard Walters


This landmark series; the first multi-volume aria anthology devoted entirely to the topic; collects compelling; useful; singer-friendly excerpts from the best of a distinctly American musical tradition. Plot notes and basic information about each opera are included. Opera composers such as Samuel Barber; William Bolcom; Douglas Moore; Virgil Thomson and Kurt Weill are represented. The operas of Gian Carlo Menotti are particularly present; with 26 arias from nine operas in the series.

Contents: AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS: All that gold! • ASHOKA'S DREAM: So many years have passed • THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE: Augusta! How can you turn away? • THE CONSUL: Shall we ever see the end of all this!; Lullaby; The Empty-handed Traveler; Oh; those faces! • DOWN IN THE VALLEY: Oh; don't you see that lonesome dove • THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES: Samira's Aria • THE GREAT GATSBY: Five years ago I knew them both; Waiting • THE HERO: Look at all those things • JOHN BROWN: Blow ye the trumpet • LITTLE WOMEN: Couldn't I unbake the breads; Perfect as we are; Things change; Jo • LOST IN THE STARS: Trouble Man; Stay Well • MADAME MAO: Yes! I am she! • MARCO POLO: Such a moment • THE MEDIUM: Afraid; am I afraid? (Baba's Aria) • THE MIGHTY CASEY: Kiss Me Not Goodbye; A Prayer • THE MOTHER OF US ALL: Will they remember that it is true; I say never again; What is man; We cannot retrace our steps • REGINA: Away!... The Best Thing of All; Dry Bones; Addie's Blues; Waltz (Do you wish we had wed) • THE SAINT OF BLEECKER STREET: Ah; Michele; don't you know • TARTUFFE: Hold on a moment; dear • VANESSA: Must the winter come so soon? • THE WINGS OF THE DOVE: We've always known each other • WUTHERING HEIGHTS: I have dreamt; How I love them • X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X: Come with me; child

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We cannot retrace our steps
Oh; don't you see that lonesome dove
Must the winter come so soon
Kiss Me Not Goodbye
Look at all those things
I have dreamt
Dry Bones
Ah; Michele; don't you know

On the recording: Preface (cont.) Preface Contents (cont.) Contents Notes on the Arias (excerpt) Front Cover

          PRODUCT INFORMATION

PublisherG. Schirmer; Inc.
Format Mezzo-Soprano (38 arias)
Pages224
Length x Width 12 x 9   inches
Shipping Weight1.79 pounds
East Coast Music Product Code ZHL50484624
UPC Code73999990522
ISBN 634044753
EAN 9780634044755
1st Publication Date07/2004


SONG LIST
Title:         Lullaby
Artist:       Creed ;  George Winston ;  Jim Chappell ;  Josh Groban ;  Mariah Carey ;  Newton Faulkner ;  Shawn Mullins ;  The Cure
Lyricist:     A. A. Golenishchev-Kutuzov ;  Alan Billingsley ;  Alexander Tansman ;  Andre Harris ;  Boris Williams ;  Brian Turner ;  David J. Matthews ;  Gian Carlo Menotti ;  Jochem Van Der Saag ;  John Higgins ;  John Jacobson ;  Josh Groban ;  Korean Folksong ;  Laurence Tolhurst ;  Mariah Carey ;  Mark Tremonti ;  Matt Costa ;  N. Ostrovsky ;  Newton Faulkner ;  Paul S. Thompson ;  Richard Nelson ;  Ricky Ian Gordon ;  Robert Smith ;  Roger O'Donnell ;  Scott Stapp ;  Shawn Mullins ;  Simon Gallup ;  Thomas Dekker ;  Timothy Seelig ;  Vidal Davis ;  William Shakespeare
Writer:       Alan Billingsley ;  Alexander Tansman ;  Andre Harris ;  Boris Williams ;  Christos Tsitsaros ;  Cyril Scott ;  David J. Matthews ;  Dmitri Kabalevsky ;  Friedrich Burgmuller ;  George Winston ;  Gian Carlo Menotti ;  James Granville Eakin III ;  Jim Chappell ;  Jochem Van Der Saag ;  Johannes Brahms ;  John Jacobson ;  Josh Groban ;  Korean Folksong ;  Laurence Tolhurst ;  Mariah Carey ;  Mark Tremonti ;  Matt Costa ;  Matthew Emery ;  Modest Mussorgsky ;  Newton Faulkner ;  Paul S. Thompson ;  Philip Lawson ;  Phillip Keveren ;  Richard Walters (ed.) ;  Ricky Ian Gordon ;  Robert Smith ;  Roger O'Donnell ;  Scott Stapp ;  Shawn Crouch ;  Shawn Mullins ;  Simon Gallup ;  Vidal Davis ;  William Westney (ed.)
Title:         Ah; Michele; Don't You Know
Lyricist:     Gian Carlo Menotti
Writer:       Gian Carlo Menotti
Title:         Augusta! How Can You Turn Away?
Lyricist:     Douglas Moore
Writer:       Douglas Moore
Title:         Stay Well
Lyricist:     Maxwell Anderson
Writer:       Kurt Weill
Title:         Trouble Man
Lyricist:     Maxwell Anderson
Writer:       Kurt Weill
Title:         We Cannot Retrace Our Steps
Lyricist:     Virgil Thomson
Writer:       Virgil Thomson

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