Arias for Coloratura Soprano (Cantolopera Series Book/CD Pack). Composed by Various. For Voice. Vocal Collection. Play Along. Softcover with CD. Ricordi #R139851. Published by Ricordi (HL.50486841).
Cantolopera is an exceptional new series of book/CD packs from Ricordi that offers a fresh approach to great opera repertoire. The books include versions for voice and piano of the world's most famous arias. The CDs feature two versions of each aria: one with a 130-piece orchestra providing accompaniments to allow the professional, student or opera fan to practice, and another sung by an established artist for reference. Each volume contains the lyrics of the arias, plus a short plot summary and background information on the orchestra and the performers. Contents: Volta la terrea fronte alle stele (Un ballo in maschera) • Caro nome che il mio cor (Rigoletto) • Una donna a quindici anni (Così fan tutte) • Ah, non credea mirarti (La sonnambula) • Qui la voce sua soave (I Puritani) • So anch'io la virtù magica (Don Pasquale) • Regnava nel silenzio (Lucia di Lammermoor).