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Title Diction coach : arias for mezzo-soprano.
Published New York, NY : G. Schirmer ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed by H. Leonard, c2008.
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 Music - Scores  M1507 .A743 2008    IN LIBRARY
Description 60 p. ; 28 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Series G. Schirmer opera anthology.
Note Comprises International Phonetic Alphabet versions of all arias from Arias for mezzo-soprano (HL50481098) (Martha Gerhart, Italian and French; Kathryn LaBouff, English; Irene Spiegelman, German) with word for word English translations; explanations of Italian, French, German, and English IPA; and diction recordings by coaches from the Metropolitan Opera and Juilliard School (Corradina Caporello, Italian; Kathryn LaBouff, English; Irene Spiegelman, German; Pierre Vallet, French) in two versions, as an actor would speak the text and in a slow version allowing time for the student to repeat each line.
Contents Adriana Lecouvreur. Acerba voluttà / Francesco Cilèa -- The ballad of Baby Doe. Augusta! How can you turn away? / Douglas Moore -- Il barbiere di Siviglia. Una voce poco fa / Gioachino Rossini -- Carmen. L'amour est un oiseau rebelle : habanera ; Près des remparts de Séville : seguidilla ; En vain, pour éviter / Georges Bizet -- Cavalleria rusticana. Voi lo sapete / Pietro Mascagni -- La Cenerentola. Non più mesta / Gioachino Rossini -- The consul. Lullaby / Gian Carlo Menotti -- Così fan tutte. Smanie implacabili / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Dido and Aeneas. When I am laid in earth / Henry Purcell -- Faust. Faites-lui mes aveux / Charles Gounod -- La favorita. O mio Fernando! / Gaetano Donizetti -- Die Fledermaus. Chacun à son goût / Johann Strauss, Jr. -- La Gioconda. Voce di donna / Amilcare Ponchielli -- Les Huguenots. Nobles seigneurs, salut! / Giacomo Meyerbeer -- L'italiana in Algeri. Cruda sorte! Già so per pratica / Gioachino Rossini -- Lucrezia Borgia. Il segreto per esser felici / Gaetano Donizetti -- The mother of us all. We cannot retrace our steps / Virgil Thomson -- Le nozze di Figaro. Non so più cosa son ; Voi, che sapete / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Orfeo ed Euridice. Che farò senza Euridice? / Christoph Willibald von Gluck -- Roméo et Juliette. Que fais-tu, blanche tourterelle / Charles Gounod -- The saint of Bleecker Street. Ah, Michele, don't you know / Gian Carlo Menotti -- Samson et Dalila. Printemps qui commence ; Amour! viens aider ma faiblesse! ; Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix / Camille Saint-Saëns -- Il trovatore. Stride la vampa! / Giuseppe Verdi -- Vanessa. Must the winter come so soon? / Samuel Barber -- Werther. Va! laisse couler mes larmes / Jules Massenet.
Subject Operas -- Excerpts -- Texts.
Singing -- Diction.
English language -- Pronunciation.
French language -- Pronunciation.
German language -- Pronunciation.
Italian language -- Pronunciation.
Alternate Title Arias for mezzo-soprano
Related To Online version: Diction coach. Arias for mezzo-soprano. New York, NY : G. Schirmer ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed by H. Leonard, c2008 (OCoLC)639556801
ISBN 9781423413097
Standard # 884088082628
Publisher # ED 4404 G. Schirmer
HL50486257 H. Leonard
CD#63011101 H. Leonard
CD#63011102 H. Leonard
63011101 H. Leonard
63011102 H. Leonard
OCLC number 230192263