Guide to the aria repertoire
- Mark Ross Clark.
- Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2007.
- Physical description
- xi, 607 p. ; 24 cm.
- Indiana repertoire guides.
ML128 .O4 C53 2007
- In-library use ML128 .O4 C53 2007
- Clark, Mark Ross, 1951-
- Introduction Part I. Soprano Arias 1. Lyric Coloratura Nos. 1-14-- 2. Soubrette Nos. 15-25-- 3. Lyric Nos. 26-58-- 4. Dramatic Coloratura Nos. 59-73-- 5. Full Lyric Nos. 74-87-- 6. Spinto Nos. 88-95-- 7. Dramatic Nos. 96-106 Part II. Mezzo-Soprano Arias 8. Lyric Coloratura Nos. 1-18-- 9. Lyric Nos. 19-54-- 10. Dramatic Nos. 55-87-- 11. Contralto Nos. 88-99 Part III. Tenor Arias 12. Leggiero Nos. 1-20-- 13. Lyric Nos. 21-81-- 14. Spinto Nos. 82-100-- 15. Dramatic Nos. 101-102 Part IV. Baritone and Bass Arias 16. Lyric Baritone Nos. 1-39-- 17. Dramatic Baritone Nos. 40-64-- 18. Bass-Baritone Nos. 65-83-- 19. Bass Nos. 84-99 Index A. Arias Listed Alphabetically-- Index B. Arias by Opera-- Index C. Arias by Language-- Index D. Arias by Historical Period.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's Summary
- A long-awaited resource for the young operatic singer, this annotated guide brings together many sources to start the journey toward powerful, informed performance. An extensive discussion of fach and audition repertoire is followed by more than 400 arias organized by voice type, including canonical, contemporary, and obscure works from different languages. Each entry includes level of difficulty, voice/character type, special techniques, tessitura, and accompaniment. Full of detailed and insightful commentary from internationally renowned singers, directors, coaches, and other professionals - Regina Resnik, Sherrill Milnes, Carol Vaness, and Warren Jones, to name a few - this volume will be invaluable to the performer, student, and teacher of operatic repertoire throughout their developing careers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- Indiana repertoire guides
- Includes indexes.
- 9780253218100 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- 0253218101 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- 9780253346681 (hbk. : alk. paper)
- 0253346681 (hbk. : alk. paper)