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: This is my box • AMISTAD: The moonlight died • ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA: The breaking of so great a thing • DOWN IN THE VALLEY: And where is the one who will mourn me • FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS: Del destino • THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES: Aria of the Worm • THE GOOD SOLDIER SCHWEIK: I never felt so good before; Who will go to the war when it comes • GOYA: Ah; do not laugh; Oh; yes; I love her; Out of my dreams • THE GREAT GATSBY: Everyone was here but the one who matters; Had no choice; had to invent myself • THE HERO: Immoral? Can sleep be immoral? • LA HIJA DE RAPPACCINI: Giovanni's Aria • JOHN BROWN: Believe in love • LOST IN THE STARS: The Wild Justice • McTEAGUE: Gold can kill you • THE SAINT OF BLEECKER STREET: I know that you all hate me • THE SONG OF MAJNUN: Light of my soul • STREET SCENE: Lonely House • A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE: I'm not a boy • SWEENEY TODD: The Contest; Ladies in their sensitivities • TARTUFFE: No more; false heart • THE TEMPEST: Be not afeard • VANESSA: Outside this house; On the path to the lake • A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE: New York Lights • THE WINGS OF THE DOVE: In ancient times there was a god • WUTHERING HEIGHTS: Now art thou dear • X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X: Shoot the shot
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Ladies in their sensitivities
Be not afeard
And where is the one who will mourn me
On the recording: Preface (cont.) Preface Contents (cont.) Contents Notes on the Arias (excerpt) Front Cover
|Publisher||G. Schirmer; Inc.|
| Format ||Tenor (32 arias)|
| Length x Width x Height||12 x 9 x 0.458 inches |
| Shipping Weight||1.60 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL50484625|
|UPC Code||73999846256 |
| ISBN ||063404477X|
| EAN ||9780634044779|
| 1st Publication Date||07/2004|
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