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G. Schirmer American Aria Anthology

Ah, Michele, Don't You Know
Dry Bones
Augusta! How Can You Turn Away?
Blow Ye The Trumpet
All That Gold!
Afraid, Am I Afraid? (Baba's Aria)
Shall We Ever See The End Of All This!
The Empty-handed Traveler
Look At All Those Things
Oh, Those Faces!
A Prayer
I Have Dreamt
So Many Years Have Passed
Samira's Aria
Five Years Ago I Knew Them Both
Perfect As We Are
Things Change, Jo
Couldn't I Unbake The Breads
Yes! I Am She!
Such A Moment
I Say Never Again
Will They Remember That It Is True
What Is Man
Away!... The Best Thing Of All
Addie's Blues
Waltz (Do You Wish We Had Wed)
Hold On A Moment, Dear
We've Always Known Each Other
How I Love Them
Come With Me, Child
Must The Winter Come So Soon?
Stay Well
Trouble Man
We Cannot Retrace Our Steps
Kiss Me Not Goodbye
Oh, Don't You See That Lonesome Dove

This landmark series, the first multi-volume aria anthology devoted entirely to the topic, collects compelling, useful, singer-friendly excerpts from the best of a distinctly American musical tradition. Plot notes and basic information about each opera are included. Opera composers such as Samuel Barber, William Bolcom, Douglas Moore, Virgil Thomson and Kurt Weill are represented. The operas of Gian Carlo Menotti are particularly present, with 26 arias from nine operas in the series. Contents: AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS: All that gold! - ASHOKA'S DREAM: So many years have passed - THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE: Augusta! How can you turn away? - THE CONSUL: Shall we ever see the end of all this!, Lullaby, The Empty-handed Traveler, Oh, those faces! - DOWN IN THE VALLEY: Oh, don't you see that lonesome dove - THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES: Samira's Aria - THE GREAT GATSBY: Five years ago I knew them both, Waiting - THE HERO: Look at all those things - JOHN BROWN: Blow ye the trumpet - LITTLE WOMEN: Couldn't I unbake the breads, Perfect as we are, Things change, Jo - LOST IN THE STARS: Trouble Man, Stay Well - MADAME MAO: Yes! I am she! - MARCO POLO: Such a moment - THE MEDIUM: Afraid, am I afraid? (Baba's Aria) - THE MIGHTY CASEY: Kiss Me Not Goodbye, A Prayer - THE MOTHER OF US ALL: Will they remember that it is true, I say never again, What is man, We cannot retrace our steps - REGINA: Away!... The Best Thing of All, Dry Bones, Addie's Blues, Waltz (Do you wish we had wed) - THE SAINT OF BLEECKER STREET: Ah, Michele, don't you know - TARTUFFE: Hold on a moment, dear - VANESSA: Must the winter come so soon? - THE WINGS OF THE DOVE: We've always known each other - WUTHERING HEIGHTS: I have dreamt, How I love them - X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X: Come with me, child

Item code: 70806B | Songbook | $29.95 add item to cart
Classical  | Voice and Piano | Mezzo-Soprano | 224 Pages | Softcover | 9 x 12
073999990522 | 0634044753 | 50484624

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