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Standard Vocal Literature - An Introduction to Repertoire


By Richard Walters

Tenor. Arranged by Richard Walters. Vocal Collection. Softcover Audio Online. 136 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.740274).

Item Number: HL.740274

ISBN 0634078755. 9x12 inches.

This series of 5 book/CD packs is an introduction to art song in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Each volume has a different song list, and includes 30 selections in appropriate keys. Beyond art song, each collection includes two carefully chosen opera arias, an oratorio aria, and an operetta aria by Gilbert & Sullivan.

  • O Come, O Come, My Dearest (Arne) 
  • Plaisir d'amour (Martini) 
  • Du bist wie eine Blume (Schumann) 
  • Tell Me No More (Blow) 
  • Have You Seen But a White Lily Grow? (anon early 17th c.) 
  • I'll Sail Upon The Dog Star (Purcell) 
  • If Music Be The Food Of Love (Purcell) 
  • Asturiana (de Falla) 
  • Take, o take those lips away (Quilter) 
  • Linden Lea (Vaughan Williams) 
  • If with all your hearts from ELIJAH (Mendelssohn) 
  • Come again, sweet love (Dowland) 
  • Oh, Is There Not One Maiden Breast (Sullivan) 
  • Allerseelen (R. Strauss) 
  • Widmung (Schumann) 
  • Ma rendi pur contento (Bellini) 
  • Dalle sua pace from DON GIOVANNI (Mozart) 
  • Vainemant, ma bien-aimee from LE ROIS D'YS (Lalo) 
  • Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain (Quilter) 
  • Tu ch'hai le penne, amore (Caccini) 
  • Wohin? 
  • Lydia (Fauré) 
  • Chanson (Fauré) 
  • Clair de lune (G. Fauré) 
  • Ständchen (Brahms) 
  • Del cabello más sutil (Obradors) 
  • Ständchen (Schubert) 
  • O del mio amato ben (Donaudy) 
  • Sento nel core (Scarlatti) 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Wonder Woman
    Kent, England
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  • 2011-05-12 00:00:00.0 Great selection

    Great selection of music, I'm actually a soprano but couldn't find one of the Spanish songs with backing track anywhere else. But there's other stuff in here I can use too. Backings are great and the pronunciation guides are very helpful.

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