Standard Vocal Literature – An Introduction to Repertoire


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Standard Vocal Literature – An Introduction to Repertoire


Series: The Vocal Library Publisher: Hal Leonard Format: Softcover Audio Online Composer: Various Arranger: Richard Walters

This series of 5 book/audio packs is an introduction to art song in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Each volume has a different song list, and includes 30 selections in appropriate keys. Beyond art song, each collection includes two carefully chosen opera arias, an oratorio aria, and an operetta aria by Gilbert & Sullivan. This edition features access to online recorded accompaniments and diction lessons.

Contents: ARNE: Blow, blow thou winter wind • Where the bee sucks • DOWLAND: Come again, sweet love • Flow my tears • GIBBONS: The Silver Swan • PURCELL: I attempt from love's sickness • If music be the food of love • QUILTER: It was a lover and his lass • Love's Philosophy • Weep you no more • FAURE: Apres un reve • Chanson d'amour • HAHN: Si mes vers avaient des ailes • MARTINI: Plaisir d'amour • BRAHMS: Vergebliches Standchen • Wie Melodien zieht es mir • MOZART: Das Veilchen • SCHUBERT: Du bist die Ruh • Gretchen am Spinnrade • RICHARD STRAUSS: Breit' uber mein Haupt • BELLINI: L'abbandono • CESTI: Intorno all'idol mio • DONAUDY: Come l'allodoletta • MOZART: Ridente la calma • GRANADOS: El majo discreto • OBRADORS: Del cabello mas sutil • MOZART: Deh vieni, non tardar (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO) • PUCCINI: O mio babbino caro (GIANNI SCHICCHI) • SULLIVAN: The Sun, Whose Rays Are All Ablaze (THE MIKADO) • FAURE: Pie Jesu (Requiem).

inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

  • Apres Un Reve
  • Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
  • Breit' Uber Mein Haupt
  • Chanson D'Amour
  • Come Again, Sweet Love
  • Come L'Allodoletta
  • Das Veilchen
  • Deh Vieni, Non Tardar (The Marriage Of Figaro)
  • Del Cabello Mas Sutil
  • Du Bist Die Ruh
  • El Majo Discreto
  • Flow My Tears
  • Gretchen At The Spinning Wheel (Gretchen Am Spinnrade)
  • I Attempt From Love's Sickness To Fly
  • If Music Be The Food Of Love
  • Intorno All'Idol Mio
  • It Was A Lover And His Lass
  • L'Abbandono
  • Love's Philosophy, Op. 3, No. 1
  • O Mio Babbino Caro
  • Pie Jesu
  • Plaisir D'Amour
  • Ridente La Calma, K. 152
  • Si Mes Vers Avaient Des Ailes
  • The Silver Swan
  • The Sun, Whose Rays Are All Ablaze
  • Vergebliches Standchen (The Vain Suit), Op. 83, No. 4
  • Weep You No More, Op. 12, No. 1
  • Where The Bee Sucks
  • Wie Melodien Zieht Es Mir, Op. 105, No. 1

Looking for one specific arrangement? Individual selections from this title are available for download at Sheet Music Direct.

  • Vocal

$22.99 (US) Inventory #HL 00740272 ISBN: 9780634078736 UPC: 073999208122 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 138 pages

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