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Anthology of Italian Opera


By Various

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Anthology of Italian Opera (Bass). Composed by Various. For Vocal. Vocal Collection. 344 pages. Published by Ricordi (HL.50484604).

ISBN 0634043900. 9x12 inches.

Every voice studio and serious singer will need these new volumes, which are a happy complement to the G. Schirmer Opera Anthology. This impressive series takes a serious look at opera in Italian, resulting in the largest anthologies of arias ever published devoted to the topic. Arias include the most famous excerpts along with rare beauties. Each aria has been carefully researched and newly engraved. Plot notes and translations are included for all selections. Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi and Puccini are liberally represented with essential as well as interesting arias. Also included are wonderful Baroque arias by Monteverdi, Cavalli, Handel, Vivaldi and Pergolesi. Beyond Mozart, classical era Italian arias by Gluck, Cimarosa and Paisiello may be found in the compilations. Other 19th and 20th century composers represented are Boito, Catalani, Cilea, Giordano, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Montemezzi, Ponchielli, Respighi and Wolf-Ferrari. Many of the arias have never before appeared in collections. There are 36-41 arias per volume.

  • O tu, Palermo, terra adorata from I VESPRI SICILIANI (Verdi) 
  • Infelice! e tu credevi from ERNANI (Verdi) 
  • Vi ravviso, o luoghi ameni from LA SONNAMBULA (Bellini) 
  • Come dal ciel precipita from MACBETH (Verdi) 
  • Udite, udite, o rustici from L'ELISIR D'AMORE (Donizetti) 
  • Ah! un foco insolito from DON PASQUALE (Donizetti) 
  • Al tuo trono, o sommo Iddio from I PROMESSI SPOSI (Ponchielli) 
  • Son quarant'anni from L'AMORE DEI TRE RE (Montemezzi) 
  • Voli colla sua tromba from ARIODANTE (Handel) 
  • Mentri gonfiarsi l'anima from ATTILA (Verdi) 
  • La calunnia, mio signore from IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA (Paisiello) 
  • A un dottor della mia sorte from IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA (Rossini) 
  • Miei rampoli femminini from LA CENERENTOLA (Rossini) 
  • Tardi s'avvede d'un tradimento from LA CLEMENZA DI TITO (Mozart) 
  • Il mio piano e preparato from LA GAZZA LADRA (Rossini) 
  • Ombre di mia prosapia from LA GIOCONDA (Ponchielli) 
  • Se a me non sei crudele from GIULIO CESARE (Handel) 
  • Ecco la sconsolata donna from L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA (Monteverdi) 
  • Gia d'insolito ardore from L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI (Rossini 
  • Van girando per la testa from L'ITALIANA IN LONDRA(Cimarosa) 
  • Sciagurata, hai tu creduto... O speranza from I LOMBARDI (Verdi) 
  • Dalle stanze ove Lucia from LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (Donizetti) 
  • Il mio sangue, la vita darei from LUISA MILLER (Verdi) 
  • Son lo spirito che nega from MEFISTOFELE (Boito) 
  • Ecco il mondo from MEFISTOFELE (Boito) 
  • Vieni, o Levita!... Tu sul labbro de' veggenti from NABUCCO (Verdi) 
  • La vendetta from LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Mozart) 
  • O tu ch'innanzi morte from ORFEO (Monteverdi) 
  • Sorge infausta una procella from ORLANDO (Handel) 
  • Deh, ti ferma... Que' numi furenti from SEMIRAMIDE (Rossini) 
  • Sempre in contrasti from LA SERVA PADRONA (Pergolesi) 
  • Il lacerato spirito from SIMON BOCCANEGRA (Verdi) 
  • Di due figlia vivea, padre beato from IL TROVATORE (Verdi) 
  • La calunnia 
  • Vecchia zimarra, senti from LA BOH 
  • Madamina! Il catalogo  
  • Ella giammai m'am 
  • Ho capito, Signor, s 
  • Non pi 

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