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Guide to the Aria Repertoire
     

Guide to the Aria Repertoire

by Mark Ross Clark
 

ISBN-10: 0253218101

ISBN-13: 9780253218100

Pub. Date: 10/28/2006

Publisher: Indiana University Press

A long-awaited resource for the young operatic singer, this annotated guide brings together many sources to start the journey toward powerful, informed performance. An extensive discussion of fach and audition repertoire is followed by more than 400 arias organized by voice type, including canonical, contemporary, and obscure works from different languages. Each

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A long-awaited resource for the young operatic singer, this annotated guide brings together many sources to start the journey toward powerful, informed performance. An extensive discussion of fach and audition repertoire is followed by more than 400 arias organized by voice type, including canonical, contemporary, and obscure works from different languages. Each entry includes level of difficulty, voice/character type, special techniques, tessitura, and accompaniment. Full of detailed and insightful commentary from internationally renowned singers, directors, coaches, and other professionals—Regina Resnik, Sherrill Milnes, Carol Vaness, and Warren Jones, to name a few—this volume will be invaluable to the performer, student, and teacher of operatic repertoire throughout their developing careers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253218100
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Series:
Indiana Repertoire Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.27(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I. Soprano Arias
1. Lyric Coloratura Nos. 1-14
2. Soubrette Nos. 15-25
3. Lyric Nos. 26-58
4. Dramatic Coloratura Nos. 59-73
5. Full Lyric Nos. 74-87
6. Spinto Nos. 88-95
7. Dramatic Nos. 96-106

Part II. Mezzo-Soprano Arias
8. Lyric Coloratura Nos. 1-18
9. Lyric Nos. 19-54
10. Dramatic Nos. 55-87
11. Contralto Nos. 88-99

Part III. Tenor Arias
12. Leggiero Nos. 1-20
13. Lyric Nos. 21-81
14. Spinto Nos. 82-100
15. Dramatic Nos. 101-102

Part IV. Baritone and Bass Arias
16. Lyric Baritone Nos. 1-39
17. Dramatic Baritone Nos. 40-64
18. Bass-Baritone Nos. 65-83
19. Bass Nos. 84-99

Index A. Arias Listed Alphabetically
Index B. Arias by Opera
Index C. Arias by Language
Index D. Arias by Historical Period

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