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
Ah; Michele; don't you know
On the recording: Preface (cont.) Preface Contents (cont.) Contents Notes on the Arias (excerpt) Front Cover
|Publisher||G. Schirmer; Inc.|
| Format ||Mezzo-Soprano (38 arias)|
| Length x Width x Height||12 x 9 x 0.505 inches |
| Shipping Weight||1.79 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL50484624|
|UPC Code||73999990522 |
| ISBN ||634044753|
| EAN ||9780634044755|
| 1st Publication Date||07/2004|
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