High voice (solo or duet) and piano accompaniment (High/Medium High) - Difficulty: difficult
Rediscovered Songs By Legendary Singers. Edited by Patricia Adkins Chiti. Masterworks; Vocal Collection. Opera, Baroque and Classical. Songbook. With vocal melody, lyrics, piano accompaniment, introductory text, key to the international phonetic alphabet and discography. 96 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16813).
Item Number: AP.16813
ISBN 0882847856. 9x12 inches.
Great singers whose compositions also won the respect of their contemporaries: Rossini's favorite tenor, Manuel Garcia; his daughter, Maria Malibran, the most brilliant diva of her age; and the younger daughter, Pauline Viardot, famous opera singer and voice teacher. All three used profound knowledge of music and of bel canto to create songs in French, Spanish and Italian.