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Airs d'opera / Operatic arias. Soprano, Volume 1

By Jean-Philippe Rameau

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Soprano voice solo (Soprano Voice Solo)
Composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764). Edited by Benoit Dratwicki, Julien Dubruque, and Sylvie Bouissou. Arranged by Francois Saint-Yves. This edition: urtext edition. Paperback. Airs d'opera/ Operatic arias. Vocal score, anthology. 145 pages. Baerenreiter Verlag #BA09191. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA09191).

Item Number: BA.BA09191

ISBN 9790006561391. 29.8 x 21 cm inches. Language: French, Text Language: French. Preface: Sylvie Bouissou / Benoit Dratwicki / Julien Dubruque.

This volume contains the first half of the great monologues, arias and ariettas for lyrical soprano from the following operas by Rameau:

Acanthe et Cephise (Cephise)
Anacreon (Chloe)
Castor et Pollux (Telaire)
Dardanus (Iphise, Venus)
Les Fetes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour (Memphis, Orie)
Les Fetes de Polymnie (Hebe, Argelie)
Les Fetes d'Hebe (Iphise)
La Guirlande (Zelide)
Hippolyte et Aricie (Aricie)

The second half of the numbers for lyrical soprano has been published in volume 2 (BA 9192).

* With a detailed historical introduction (Fr/Eng)
* Idiomatic piano reduction based on the Opera Omnia Rameau
* Each number is introduced by a brief account of the dramatic situation and an English translation of the vocal text
* Co-edited by the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles and the Societe Jean-Philippe Rameau
* Distributed exclusively by Barenreiter

About Barenreiter Urtext

What can I expect from a Barenreiter Urtext edition?

- A reliable musical text based on all available sources
- A description of the sources
- Information on the genesis and history of the work
- Valuable notes on performance practice
- Includes an introduction with critical commentary explaining source discrepancies and editorial decisions

- Page-turns, fold-out pages, and cues where you need them
- A well-presented layout and a user-friendly format
- Excellent print quality
- Superior paper and binding


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