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A Selection of Italian Arias 1600–1800

A Selection of Italian Arias 1600–1800
Authoritative editions of well-known arias providing an ideal introduction to singing in Italian, as well as useful material for advanced performers.

Comprising two volumes, these contain a varied selection of operatic arias, movements from solo cantatas and songs and include contributions from well-known composers, such as Handel and Monteverdi, as well as those who may not previously have been encountered.

Volume I includes arias ranging from the rarely heard to the more familiar, such as ‘Lascia ch’io pianga’ and the cavatina ‘Caro mio ben’. Volume II contains many of the best-known arias from the repertoire, such as ‘Gia il sole dal Gange’, ‘Sebben, crudele’ and ‘Vittoria, vittoria’.

Both volumes are available in high voice and low voice editions.