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Airs d'opera / Operatic arias. Soprano, Volume 5

By Jean-Philippe Rameau

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Tenor voice solo (Tenor 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. 170 pages. Baerenreiter Verlag #BA09196. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA09196).

Item Number: BA.BA09196

ISBN 9790006561148. 29.7 x 21 cm inches. Language: French. Preface: Sylvie Bouissou.

This volume contains half of the great monologues, arias and ariettas which Rameau composed for"haute-contre"and which are sung by high tenors today.

Arias for haute-contre (tenor) from the operas"Acanthe et Cephise"(Acanthe) /"Anacreon"(Batile) /"Castor et Pollux"(Castor, un Athlete) /"Daphnis et Egle"(Daphnis) /"Dardanus"(Dardanus) /"Les Fetes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour"(Osiris, Arueris, un Egyptien) /"Les Fetes de Polymnie"(Alcide) / (Mercure) /"La Guirlande"(Myrtil) /"Hippolyte et Aricie"(Un Amour, Hippolyte) /"Les Indes galantes"(Valere) /"Nais"(Neptune).

* Detailed historical introduction (Fr/Eng)
* Idiomatic piano reduction based on the"Opera 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 volume will appear within the next few months:
BA 9197 Haute-contre (tenor), vol. 2

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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