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Airs d'opera / Operatic arias. Soprano, Volume 4

By Jean-Philippe Rameau

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Soprano voice solo / Mezzo-Soprano voice solo (Soprano Voice Solo, Mezzo-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. 166 pages. Baerenreiter Verlag #BA09195. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA09195).

Item Number: BA.BA09195

ISBN 9790006561131. 29.7 x 21 cm inches. Language: French, Text Language: French. Preface: Sylvie Bouissou.

This volume contains all the great monologues, arias and ariettas which Rameau composed forgrand dessusand which are sung by sopranos and mezzo-sopranos today.

Arias for soprano and mezzo-soprano from the operasCastor et Pollux(Minerve, Phebe) /Dardanus(Venus) /Les Fetes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour(Orthesie) /Les Fetes de Polymnie(Polymnie, Stratonice) /Hippolyte et Aricie(Phedre) /Les Indes galantes(Hebe, Phani, Zaire) /Platee(Junon) /La Princesse de Navarre(Une Devineresse) /Les Surprises de l'amour(Uranie, Hersilide) /Le Temple de la Gloire(Lydie, Plautine) /Zephyre(Diane) /Zoroastre(Erinice).

* Detailed historical introduction (Fr/Eng)
* Idiomatic piano reduction based on theOpera Omnia Rameau
* Each piece is introduced by a precis 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

The following volumes will appear within the next few months:
BA 9191 Dessus (soprano), vol. 1
BA 9192 Dessus (soprano), vol. 2
BA 9193 Dessus (soprano), vol. 3
BA 9194 Dessus (soprano), vol. 4

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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