Contains 8,800 entries representing over 2,000 composers. It enables interested parties to access titles and composers of works, with information pertaining to specified voice parts, and publisher. Provides singers, students, teachers, coaches, and accompanists with information that will enhance procurement of specific chamber music duet literature for female voices. Music historians may benefit from this volume which includes many composers who have contributed to this vast genre.
Marilyn Stephanie Mercedes Newman (Ed.D. Music and Music Education Teachers College of Columbia University) is a mezzo-soprano who specializes in recital literature and oratorio, performing widely in New York and New England. She is the lower voice in Duetto Cantabile, a soprano-mezzo soprano ensemble that performs a variety of vocal music for two voices.