26 Italian Songs and Arias: Medium High Voice / Edition 1

26 Italian Songs and Arias: Medium High Voice / Edition 1

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by John Glenn Paton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 088284489X

ISBN-13: 9780882844893

Pub. Date: 03/01/1991

Publisher: Alfred Music


This authoritative, new edition of the world's most loved songs and arias draws on original manuscripts, historical first editions and recent research by prominent musicologists to meet a high standard of accuracy and authenticity. Includes fascinating background information about the arias and their composers as well as a singable rhymed translation, a readable

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This authoritative, new edition of the world's most loved songs and arias draws on original manuscripts, historical first editions and recent research by prominent musicologists to meet a high standard of accuracy and authenticity. Includes fascinating background information about the arias and their composers as well as a singable rhymed translation, a readable prose translation and a literal translation of each single Italian word.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882844893
Publisher:
Alfred Music
Publication date:
03/01/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
206,653
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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26 Italian Songs and Arias: Medium High Voice 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fine text for beginning singers of Italian repertoire. IPA transcriptions, word-by-word translations, modern language precis are all invaluable, along with the background information on the musical and poetic sources for each song or aria. The volume is inexpensive, and can also be purchased with a recording. My only negative comment is that the accompaniments tend to be a tad boring and lacking in creative realizations of the original figured bass for some of the pieces.