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Catalogue No: M051933631
ISMN: 9790051933631
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American Arias (Soprano)

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Editor: Brunelle, Philip

Series: American Arias

Department: Vocal & Opera - Opera Vocal Scores

Instrumentation: 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: "Magnificat" from El Niño
  • 02 John Adams: "This is prophetic!" from Nixon in China
  • speaker203 Dominick Argento: "The Widow's Aria" from The Boor
  • 04 Dominick Argento: "Sabrina's Aria" from Colonel Jonathan the Saint
  • 05 Dominick Argento: "Allegra's Aria" from Colonel Jonathan the Saint
  • 06 Dominick Argento: "I see in you a looking glass" from Miss Havisham's Fire
  • 07 Dominick Argento: "Lady with a Hand Mirror Aria" from Postcard from Morocco
  • 08 Dominick Argento: "Virginia's Aria" from The Voyage of Edgar Allan Poe
  • 09 Leonard Bernstein: "Mommy, are you here?" from A Quiet Place
  • 10 Aaron Copland: "Queenie's Song" from The Second Hurricane
  • 11 Aaron Copland: "Laurie's Song" from The Tender Land
  • 12 Aaron Copland: "The sun is coming up" from The Tender Land
  • 13 Carlisle Floyd: "Rented rooms" from Cold Sassy Tree
  • 14 Carlisle Floyd: "Sadie's Lament" from Slow Dusk
  • 15 Carlisle Floyd: "Someday I'm sure to marry you" from The Sojourner and Mollie Sinclair
  • 16 Carlisle Floyd: "Ain't it a pretty night" from Susannah
  • 17 Carlisle Floyd: "The trees on the mountains" from Susannah
  • 18 Carlisle Floyd: "I should have ended it long ago" from Willie Stark
  • 19 Igor Stravinsky: "No word from Tom" from The Rake's Progress
  • speaker220 Igor Stravinsky: "Cabaletta" from The Rake's Progress

"A fantastic anthology, especially as it comes with an accompanying CD — useful when practising these challenging pieces! Great to see the inclusion of works by John Adams."

Rating: 28/07/2005