Various: American Arias (Mezzo Soprano)

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Catalogue No: M051933648
ISMN: 9790051933648
Shop Product Code: 163254V
American Arias (Mezzo Soprano)

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Editor: Brunelle, Philip

Series: American Arias

Department: Vocal & Opera - Opera Vocal Scores

Instrumentation: Mezzo-Soprano, 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: "Mrs. Klinghoffer's Aria" from The Death of Klinghoffer
  • 02 John Adams: "Consuelo's Dream" from I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
  • speaker203 John Adams: "Leila's Song: Alone (Again or at Last)" from I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
  • 04 John Adams: "La anunciación" from El Niño
  • 05 Dominick Argento: "Tina's Aria" from The Aspern Papers
  • 06 Dominick Argento: "Bellino's Aria" from Casanova's Homecoming
  • 07 Dominick Argento: "Nazimova's Aria" from The Dream of Valentino
  • 08 Dominick Argento: "Estella's Aria" from Miss Havisham's Fire
  • 09 Dominick Argento: "A Foreign Singer in a Waiting Station" from Postcard from Morocco
  • speaker210 Dominick Argento: "Rose's Air" from The Shoemakers' Holiday
  • 11 Jack Beeson: "Mother Rainey's Aria" from The Sweet Bye and Bye
  • 12 Leonard Bernstein: "A Simple Song" from Mass
  • 13 Leonard Bernstein: "There is a garden" from Trouble in Tahiti
  • 14 Leonard Bernstein: "What a movie!" from Trouble in Tahiti
  • 15 Aaron Copland: "Ma's Song" from The Tender Land
  • 16 Richard Cumming: "Shaun, do not go" from The Picnic
  • 17 Ned Rorem: "The Norway Aria" from Bertha
  • 18 Igor Stravinsky: "Baba's Aria and Monologue" from The Rake's Progress