A Selection of Italian Arias 1600-1800, (Low Voice): Volume I

A Selection of Italian Arias 1600-1800, (Low Voice): Volume I

By: Anthony S. Lewis (editor)Other Formats

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This well-known collection of 21 arias, some including recitatives, is an ideal introduction to singing in Italian, as well as providing useful material for the advanced performer. The set contains a varied selection of operatic arias, movements from solo cantatas, and songs, and includes contributions from well-known composers, such as Handel and Monteverdi, as well as those which may not previously have been encountered. The arias themselves range from the rarely heard to the very familiar - 'Lascia ch'io pianga' and the cavatina 'Caro mio ben' to name but two of the latter. From the animated 'Alma del core' and the intensely dramatic 'O del mio dolce ardor 'to the sustained tranquillity of 'Posate, dormite', this is a collection to suit many occasions.

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Contents

'Nel pur ardor' from L'Euridice [Peri] ; 'Il Lamento d'Arianna' from L'Arianna [Monteverdi] ; 'Adagiati, Opppea', 'Oblivion soave' from L'Incoronazione di Poppea [Monteverdi] ; 'Care mie selve' from Le Varie Musiche [Rontani] ; 'La Violetta' from Li diversi Scherzi [Cifra] ; Non posso vivere [Carissimi] ; Voglio farti dire il vero [Mancia] ; Vezzosa aurora [Melani] ; 'Ma se tu dormi ancora', 'Posate, dormite' from Consigliera de Cori [Giovanni Battista Bassani] ; Mai non intesi [Perti] ; Scioglie omai le nevi [Perti] ; 'Alma del core' from La Costanza in amor vince l'inganno [Caldara] ; Sento nel core [Domenico Scarlatti] ; 'Lascia ch'io pianga' from Rinaldo [George Frideric Handel] ; 'Figlia mia' from Tamerlano [George Frideric Handel] ; 'Care selve' from (Atalanta) [George Frideric Handel] ; Fatto bersaglio eterno [Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni] ; In amar bellezza altera [Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni] ; 'Vedo quell' albero', 'La mia ragion e questa' from Il Filosofo di campagna [Galuppi] ; 'O del mio dolce ardor' from Paride ed Elena [Gluck]

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/01/1990
  • ISBN13: 9781854722409
  • Format: Other Formats
  • Number Of Pages: 72
  • ID: 9781854722409
  • weight: 257
  • ISBN10: 1854722409

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