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Diction Coach - G. Schirmer Opera Anthology (Arias for Soprano)

Arias for Soprano

By Various

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Arias for Soprano. Composed by Various. Vocal Collection. Softcover Audio Online. 64 pages. G. Schirmer #ED4403. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50486256).

Item Number: HL.50486256

ISBN 1423413075. 8.5x11 inches.

Diction lessons on each aria in the series recorded by top language coaches from the Metropolitan Opera and the Juilliard School plus International Phonetic Alphabet and word for word translations

With these book/online audio packages that match the standard aria collections edited by Robert L. Larsen, any singer anywhere has access to the best diction coaching available at a very affordable price. Each aria is recorded twice. In the first version the coach recites the text as an actor would speak it, showing flow of the language and the mood. The second version is a slow, deliberate lesson, allowing time for the student to repeat each line. These experienced language coaches adapt the “R” in German and French in the slow versions for singers. They also are very sensitive to liaisons between word sounds in the musical settings. The book includes International Phonetic Alphabet for each aria and word for word translations.

The native speaking professional diction coaches from the Metropolitan Opera and the Juilliard School are: Corradina Caporello for Italian, Pierre Vallet for French, Irene Spiegelman for German, Kathryn LaBouff for English, Yveta Synek Graff for Czech, and Gina Levinson for Russian. Companion to 50481097 Arias for Soprano.

  • Adieu, Notre Petite Table (Massenet) 
  • Ah Je Rise De Me Voir 
  • Ah Je Veux Vivre 
  • Caro Nome 
  • Dove Sono I Bei Momenti 
  • Batti, batti, o bel Masetto from Don Giovanni 
  • Bester Jungling 
  • The Black Swan 
  • Monica's Waltz 
  • Deh Vieni, Non Tardar 
  • Elle a fui, la tourterelle 
  • Fair Robin I Love 
  • Je Dis Que Rien Ne M'Epouvante 
  • Kommt Ein Schlanker Bursch Geg- 
  • Mi Chiamano Mimi (Puccini) 
  • O Mio Babbino Caro 
  • O War Ich Schon Mit (Beethoven) 
  • Saper Vorreste (Verdi) 
  • The Silver Aria 
  • Stridono Lassu 
  • Sul Fil D'un Soffio (Verdi) 
  • Un Bel Di Vedremo 
  • V'adoro, Pupille 
  • Vedrai, Carino 
  • Willow Song 
  • Donde Lieta (La Boheme) Puccini 
  • Porgi, amor from Le Nozze di Figaro 
  • Quando Men Vo (Musetta's Waltz) 
  • Signore Ascolta 
  • Tu Che Di Gel Sei Cinta 
  • Ach, ich fühl's 

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