(Music Minus One). Performed by George Shirley, tenor Accompaniment: Wayne Sanders, piano This far-ranging collection of beginning contest solos features the choicest repertoire for tenor as performed by George Shirley, and then by you, the soloist. A perfect introduction for the beginning tenor. Includes a high-quality printed vocal score annotated with performance suggestions and a compact disc with complete versions (with soloist) followed by stereo accompaniments to each piece, minus the soloist. Includes: Handel, Georg Friedrich Xerxes (Serse), HWV40 - I: 2. 'Ombra mai fu du vegetabile'
• Scarlatti, Alessandro Cara, Cara e Dolce
• Purcell, Henry If Music Be the Food of Love
• Schubert, Franz Die Schone Mullerin, op. 25, D795 Book 1, No. 1: 'Das wandern'
• McGill, Josephine Duna
• Traditional There Is a Balm in Gilead.