24 Vocalizzi, Op. 81 and 24 Vocalizzi Progressivi, Op. 85 composed by Heinrich Panofka. For Piano, Voice. Vocal. Softcover with CD. 112 pages. Ricordi #ER2946. Published by Ricordi (HL.50486344).
Panofka (1807-1887) was one of the great 19th century voice teachers. His background as a violinist and composer greatly informed these athletic bel canto vocalise compositions. Op. 81 is for soprano, mezzo-soprano or tenor. Op. 85 is for all voice types except bass. Singers will find rewarding progress using the accompaniment CDs.