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Various: The Oratorio Anthology

Quia fecit mihi magna from Magnificat (C.P.E. Bach)
Deposuit potentes from Magnificat (Bach)
Benedictus from Mass in B minor (Bach)
Ach, mein Sinn from St. John Passion (Bach)
Geduld, Geduld from St. Matthew Passion (Bach)
Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet from Christmas Oratorio (Bach)
Meine Seele ist erschüttert from Christ on the Mount of Olives (Beethoven)
Te ergo quæsumus from Te Deum Laudamus (Bruckner)
Sanctus from St. Cecilia Mass (Gounod)
Gentle airs, melodious strains! from Athalia (Handel)
The enemy said from Israel in Egypt (Handel)
Waft her, angels from Jephtha (Handel)
Sound an alarm! from Judas Maccabæus (Handel)
Comfort ye, my people; Ev'ry valley shall be exalted from Messiah (Handel)
Behold, and see if there be any sorrow; But Thou didst leave His soul in hell from Messiah (Handel)
Thou shalt break them from Messiah (Handel)
Total eclipse from Samson (Handel)
Hier steht der Wand'rer nun from The Seasons (Haydn)
Mit Würd' und Hoheit angetan from the Creation (Handel)
Fac me cruce custodiri from Stabat Mater (Haydn)
If with all your hearts from ELIJAH (Mendelssohn)
Then shall the righteous shine forth from ELIJAH (F. Mendelssohn)
Strikke des Todes from Hymn of Praise (Mendelssohn)
Sei getreu bis in den Tod from St. Paul (Mendelssohn)
Gratias agimus tibi from Messa di Gloria (Puccini)
Domine Deus from Missa Solennelle (Rossini)
Cujus animam from Stabat Mater (Rossini)
Domine, ego credidi from Christmas Oratorio (Saint-Saëns)
Ingemisco from Messa di Requiem (Verdi)
Peccator videbit from Beatus Vir (Vivaldi)

This is the most serious and useful collection yet published of solo arias from oratorios, masses and cantatas. The literature was confined to work by major composers, and by-passes the dated oratorio literature found in previous collections. The most famous music is here, and so is interesting and less famous music by masters. There are new music engravings for each aria, and extensive historical notes and translations. Solo instrumental obbligato parts, which can be cut from the book, are included on appropriate selections.

Item code: 2646B | Songbook | $19.95 |add item to cart
Classical  | Voice and Piano | Solo | 216 Pages | Softcover | 9 x 12
073999470604 | 0793525071 | 00747060

Music series: Vocal Library Series
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