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Airs d'opera / Operatic arias. Soprano, Volume 7

By Jean-Philippe Rameau

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Baritone voice solo with piano (Baritone 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, collection. 146 pages. Baerenreiter Verlag #BA09198. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA09198).

Item Number: BA.BA09198

ISBN 9790006561407. 29.7 x 21 cm inches. Language: French, Text Language: French. Preface: Sylvie Bouissou / Benoit Dratwicki / Julien Dubruque.

This edition contains the great monologues, arias and ariettas that Rameau wrote for basse-taille (the 18th-century equivalent of today's baritone). The volume, which contains a historical Introduction in German and English, is based on the critical edition of the worksOpera omniaRameau (OOR). A short description of the dramatic situation and an English translation of the vocal text precede each number.

The volume contains the baritone arias for the main characters from the following operas:

Anacreon (Anacreon)
Castor et Pollux (Pollux)
Dardanus (Antenor)
Les Fetes de Polymnie (Zimes)
Hippolyte et Aricie (Thesee)
Les Indes galantes (Bellone, Huascar, Adario)
Nais (Tiresie)
La Naissance d'Osiris (le grand Pretre)
Nelee et Myrthis (Nelee)
Les Paladins (Orcan, Anselme)
La Princesse de Navarre (un Francais)
Les Surprises de l'amour (Anacreon, Astole)
Le Temple de la Gloire (l'Envie)
Zoroastre (Abramane)

* Detailed historical Introduction (Fr/Eng)
* Well-presented idiomatic piano reduction based on Rameau'sOpera Omnia
* Each number is preceded 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)

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- Information on the genesis and history of the work
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- Includes an introduction with critical commentary explaining source discrepancies and editorial decisions

- Page-turns, fold-out pages, and cues where you need them
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