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Glitter and Be Gay (from Candide)

By Leonard Bernstein

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Piano, Vocal - Difficulty: difficult
Composed by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990). Vocal. Broadway, 20th Century and Opera. Single piece. Vocal melody, lyrics and piano accompaniment. 14 pages. Published by Leonard Bernstein Music Publishing Co. (HL.450020).

Item Number: HL.450020
ISBN 0634056093. With vocal melody, lyrics and piano accompaniment. Broadway, 20th Century and Opera. 9x12 inches.

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  • 5

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    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • March 06, 2009 Challenging for your sopranos

    A student - high school soprano - chose this to sing because she loves Candide, and it is a big challenge for her. It stays up in the higher register, and really gives her some high notes to stretch for.

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  • 5

    Location:
    Flanders, New Jersey
    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • January 23, 2009 I'll Glitter But I Won't Be Gay

    Very difficult piano part, but then what else would one expect from Lenny Bernstein? Oh, and the vocal part is exceptionally challenging, too.

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  • 5

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  • November 13, 2007 Amazing

    Glitter and be Gay is a wonderful song. It is such fun. The arrangment at times is VERY difficult but GREAT if you are like me and Love a good challenge. It is for a Soprano and does goes up quite high. OVERALL LOVE IT!!!!

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  • 5

    Location:
    Maryland
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • November 07, 2007 Awesome!

    I think this is such a great song for a soprano who wants to sing the high notes! Its advanced with coloratura passages and a chance to act! Dramatic for sure!

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  • 5

    Location:
    University of Tulsa
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • October 16, 2007 Tough Music, but Rewarding

    This brilliant aria from Candide is one of the most difficult of Bernstein's works, and lots of sopranos try to perform it--some successfully, others not...quite so successfully. However, if the soprano has the instrument appropriate for this music, slow, methodical work over a long period of time...

    will certainly provide the basis for many successful performances--and as a coach/vocal instructor, I can definitely advise you to make sure you get a competent pianist, while you're at it. Nothing can sabotage a great singer quite so much as a rotten pianist! If I were to recommend another not-so-difficult modern piece of the same genre, I would suggest "Fair Robin I Love" from Kirke Mechem's Tartuffe.

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