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Catalogue No: M051933662
ISMN: 9790051933662
Shop Product Code: 1632565
American Arias (Baritone/Bass)

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Editor: Brunelle, Philip

Series: American Arias

Department: Vocal & Opera - Opera Vocal Scores

Instrumentation: Bass, Piano

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (New York)

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The Boosey & Hawkes catalogue is unparalleled as one of the greatest treasures of contemporary American vocal literature. This major new series celebrates the best in American opera with favourites and lesser-known gems from Stravinsky’s Rakes Progress, John Adams' Nixon in China, Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti and other great operas by Dominic Argento, Ned Rorem and Carlisle Floyd. Suitable for professional and college-level singers, ideal for recitals and auditions, and an essential resource for the study of the American opera repertoire.


Contents, Sound Samples and Reviews

  • 01 John Adams: "Dewain's Song of Liberation and Surprise" from I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
  • 02 John Adams: "Shake the heavens" from El Niño
  • 03 John Adams: "Dawn Air" from El Niño
  • 04 John Adams: "News Aria" from Nixon in China
  • 05 John Adams: "Chou En-lai's Epilogue" from Nixon in China
  • 06 Dominick Argento: "The Boor's Aria" from The Boor
  • 07 Dominick Argento: "Casanova's Final Air" from Casanova's Homecoming
  • 08 Dominick Argento: "Sly's Aria" from Christopher Sly
  • 09 Dominick Argento: "Metatron's Sermon" from The Masque of Angels
  • 10 Dominick Argento: "Ralph's Letter-Ballad" from The Shoemakers' Holiday
  • speaker211 Dominick Argento: "Simon's Aria" from The Shoemakers' Holiday
  • 12 Dominick Argento: "The Lecturer" from A Water Bird Talk
  • 13 Jack Beeson: "Prescription for Living" from Dr. Heidegger's Fountain of Youth
  • 14 Jack Beeson: "The Gambler's Song" from Hello Out There
  • 15 Leonard Bernstein: "A Simple Song" from Mass
  • 16 Leonard Bernstein: "There's a law" from Trouble in Tahiti
  • 17 Carlisle Floyd: "Rucker's Sermon" from Cold Sassy Tree
  • 18 Carlisle Floyd: "I've known I've loved you" from Cold Sassy Tree
  • 19 Carlisle Floyd: "George's Aria" from Of Mice and Men
  • 20 Carlisle Floyd: "Sleep, conscience, sleep" from The Passion of Jonathan Wade
  • 21 Carlisle Floyd: "Hear me, O Lord" from Susannah
  • 22 Carlisle Floyd: "Single bed blanket" from Willie Stark
  • 23 Carlisle Floyd: "We all come out of the earth" from Willie Stark
  • speaker224 Douglas Moore: "I've got a ram, Goliath" from The Devil and Daniel Webster
  • 25 Ned Rorem: "I cannot still the echo" from The Robbers
  • 26 Igor Stravinsky: "Nick Shadow's Aria" from The Rake's Progress