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SOLO VOICE: 92 items found

24 Italian Songs & Arias by Women Composers

Editor: Randi Marrazzo

Item: 491-00674

This volume offers a refreshing alternative to the many Italian Songs and Arias books geared towards young singers. It celebrates women composers who composed solo music in Italian beginning in the Late-Renaissance period. These songs, arias, and madrigals have been compiled and annotated by Nicole Leone and noted vocal pedagogue, Randi Marrazzo, whose "First Solos" volumes continually rank among our most popular vocal collections. The collection includes several songs in multiple keys to make it a great resource for all voice types.

3 Arias

Item: 491-00560

3 Lieder

Item: 491-00545

This publication includes the following songs: Für Männer uns zu plagen (text by Goethe); Das Mädchen am Ufer (text by J.G. Herder); An den Abendstern (text by J. Matthisson). Annie Randall, editor.

3 Songs

Item: 491-00574

4 Arias

Item: 491-00549

4 Poems of Li Ching

Item: 491-00585

4 Songs

Item: 491-00562

5 Lieder

Item: 491-00542

5 Songs

Item: 491-00523

Am I a Murderer?

Item: 491-00573

for bass voice and 8 instruments Based on the diary of a Polish Jewish policeman who unsuccessfully tried to save his family during WW II. Text by Frank Fox. Score and parts.

Based on the diary of a Polish Jewish policeman who unsuccessfully tried to save his family during WW II. Text by Frank Fox.

Amor Mio

Item: 491-00563

Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers

Editor: Vivian Taylor

Item: 491-00494

This is a must-have collection of spirituals and composed works by a variety of African-American composers. No singer or voice teacher should be without this essential resource.

Black Cake, a Recipe by Emily Dickinson

Item: 491-00514

for Voice and Piano

Inspired by Julie Harris' one-woman show about Emily Dickinson, Glickman sought out the exact text of the evocative recipe read in the play. This setting of this quirky text makes a wonderful "encore" piece. The recipe has been tested and is edible!

Cari Musici

Editor: Robert Kendrick

Item: 491-00579

for voice, 2 violins and continuo (score & parts included)

Chansons Innocentes

Item: 491-00586

for Voice and Piano

Three song set includes "In Just Spring", "Hist whist little ghost things" and "Tumbling-hair". For voice and piano.

Cliff's Edge

Item: 491-00592

Edge of the Great Quiet

Item: 491-00581

Emily Dickinson Songs

Item: 491-00515

for Voice and Piano

Inspired by actress Julie Harris’ performance in her one-woman Emily Dickinson production in Philadelphia in the late 1970’s, Glickman set these three Dickinson poems. They were premiered in Philadelphia in 1979 by Ruth Singer, soprano, with the composer at the piano.

First Solos: Songs by Women Composers, Volume I: High Voice

Editor: Randi Marrazzo

Item: 491-00510

The repertoire for this volume of First Solos is designed for the young singer. With many vocal collections today containing few songs by women, this is an essential addition for the voice teacher to help build a good and varied vocal repertoire for the young student, male or female.

First Solos: Songs by Women Composers, Volume II: Medium Voice

Editor: Randi Marrazzo

Item: 491-00511

The repertoire for this volume of First Solos is designed for the young singer. With many vocal collections today containing few songs by women, this is an essential addition for the voice teacher to help build a good and varied vocal repertoire for the young student, male or female.

First Solos: Songs by Women Composers, Volume III: Low Voice

Editor: Randi Marrazzo

Item: 491-00512

The repertoire for this volume of First Solos is designed for the young singer. With many vocal collections today containing few songs by women, this is an essential addition for the voice teacher to help build a good and varied vocal repertoire for the young student, male or female.

Five Arias

Editor: Craig Monson

Item: 491-00583

Five Madrigals

Editor: Andrew Kosciesza

Item: 492-00143

for 2-5 accompanied voices

Selected from Strozzi's first collection of 25 madrigals, these five present a diverse range of Strozzi's style and skill. Extensive editorial notes and background make this an ideal edition for performance or study.

Five Songs from "Sonja"

Item: 491-00591

for Soprano and Piano

Four Arias

Editor: Candace Smith

Item: 491-00503

for Soprano and Continuo

Four Songs

Editor: Martha Furman Schleifer

Item: 491-00507

Ha que l'absence est un

Item: 491-00500

Hor che Apollo

Editor: Randall Wong

Item: 491-00582

for voice, 2 violins and Continuo

Io mi distruggo

Item: 491-00564

L'Astratto

Item: 491-00551

for Voice and Continuo

Laternentraume

Item: 491-00600

Lieder

Item: 491-00518

Lieder, Volume I

Editor: Linda Siegel

Item: 491-00520

for Voice & Piano

Lieder, Volume II

Editor: Linda Siegel

Item: 491-00597

Lieder, Volume One

Editor: Harald Krebs

Item: 491-00621

Although Lang was a prolific composer of Lieder, many of her works are unavailable today. This 2-volume collection presents a cross-section of her work and includes works not previously available in modern editions.

Lieder, Volume Two

Editor: Harald Krebs

Item: 491-00622

Although Lang was a prolific composer of Lieder, many of her works are unavailable today. This 2-volume collection presents a cross-section of her work and includes works not previously available in modern editions.

Nineteenth Century American Art Songs, Volume I: High Voice

Item: 491-00537

for High Voice & Piano

A collection of 9 songs by American women composers. An excellent teaching resource.

Nineteenth Century American Art Songs, Volume II: Medium Voice

Item: 491-00538

for Medium Voice & Piano

More American songs for medium voice. Includes works by Freer, Urner & Rogers. An excellent teaching resource.

Nineteenth Century English Art Songs, Volume I: High Voice

Item: 491-00533

for High Voice & Piano

7 songs by English women composers. Includes songs by Allitsen, Maude White, Mary Carmicheal and others. An excellent teaching resource.

Nineteenth Century English Art Songs, Volume II: Medium Voice

Item: 491-00534

for Medium Voice and Piano

7 songs by English women composers specifially written for medium or low voice. An excellent teaching resource.

Nineteenth Century French Art Songs, Volume I: Medium/High Voice

Item: 491-00535

for Medium/High Voice & Piano

5 wonderful pieces by composers Nadia Boulanger, Louise Heritte-Viardot and Pauline Viardot-Garcia. An excellent teaching resource.

Nineteenth Century French Art Songs, Volume II: Medium/High Voice

Item: 491-00536

for Medium/High Voice & Piano

Eight songs by French composers, Chaminade, Puget & Vieu. An excellent teaching resource.

Nineteenth Century German Art Songs

Editor: Harald Krebs

Item: 491-00539

for Medium Voice & Piano

Attractive songs in German for teaching and recital use. Includes songs by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Josephine Lang and others.

Non piagete amati rai

Item: 491-00566

Aria IV from Arie con istromenti. Score and parts.

Nonsense Rhymes & Pictures

Editor: Martha Furman Schleifer

Item: 491-00524

Occhi io vissi di voi

Editor: Candace Smith

Item: 491-00548

Pane Angelico

Item: 491-00495

Passage de la Mer Rouge

Editor: Diane Guthrie

Item: 491-00577

Cantata for Voice, Violin and Basso Continuo

Per pianto la mia carne

Editor: Candace Smith

Item: 491-00580

for Voice and Lute

Phantasie in Minor

Editor: Susan Pickett

Item: 491-00576

for Soprano, Violin, Piano (includes violin part)

A picturesque short work for soprano, violin and piano, this charming song would be an excellent addition to any vocal recital.

Psalm 19

Item: 491-00627

for Soprano and Piano

A setting of the first four verses of the psalm this moving work communicates the silent praise of the heavenly spheres as they traverse their paths, expressing the awesome majesty of the Holy One. The composer was inspired by a quiet and beautiful night under a sky full of stars in coastal South Carolina.

Se viver non posso

Item: 491-00567

Seven Pieces for Voice

Editor: Caroline Cunningham

Item: 491-00570

for Soprano and Continuo

Seven Songs

Editor: Kristin Nordeval

Item: 491-00546

for Voice and Piano

Six Arias, Op. 6

Item: 491-00587

for Solo Voice and Continuo

Unusual for her time, Strozzi had many works published in her lifetime. These six arias were probably composed for her own vocal performances, as she was an accomplished singer. All six are strophic in structure and display her sense of lyrical expression, careful text setting and intimate knowledge of the capabilities of the voice.

Six Japanese Songs

Item: 491-00593

for Voice, Fl/Picc, Percussion, Cello & Piano

Six Japanese Songs

Item: 491-00588

for Soprano, Clarinet & Piano

Six Japanese Songs

Item: 491-00589

for Soprano, Flute & Piano

Six Poems of Mary Oliver

Item: 491-00575

for Soprano and Bassoon

Six Romances

Editor: Sally Fortino

Item: 491-00531

Six Romances

Editor: Maria Anna Harley

Item: 491-00553

for Solo Voice and Piano

Six Songs

Item: 491-00509

Six Songs

Editor: James Deaville

Item: 491-00501

for Voice and Piano

Six Songs

Item: 491-00497

Six Songs on Poems by Edna St Vincent Millay (medium voice)

Editor: John Michael Cooper

Item: 491-00676

Edited by John Michael Cooper. The Millay settings are remarkable for their almost symphonic textures and pronounced sense of drama. Bonds’ music is compelling and as profoundly moving as Millay’s poems themselves – a feat rarely if ever matched by other composers who have set these iconic poems to music. Now published for the first time, these settings are poised to assume their rightful position as milestones in twentieth-century art song. (For original/high voice, see 491-03177)

Six Songs on Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Editor: John Michael Cooper

Item: 491-03177

for voice and piano

Edited by John Michael Cooper. This edition is in the original key for high voice. The Millay settings are remarkable for their almost symphonic textures and pronounced sense of drama. Bonds’ music is compelling and as profoundly moving as Millay’s poems themselves – a feat rarely if ever matched by other composers who have set these iconic poems to music. Now published for the first time, these settings are poised to assume their rightful position as milestones in twentieth-century art song. (For the medium voice version, see 491-00676)

Six Songs to Poetry by Yeats

Item: 491-00552

for Voice and Piano

Songs of War

Item: 491-00629

for voice and piano (Text by Wilfred Owen)

This compelling cycle composed by English composer Elaine Hugh-Jones sets four moving poems by Wilfred Owen. Hugh-Jones' many years writing for and accompanying singers have given her the expertise to treat the vocal line with great artfulness. In these songs the piano and the singer form a true duet to bring to life the moving text by Owen.

Spes mondane

Editor: Stewart Carter

Item: 491-00526

for Solo Voice and Continuo

Springsongs

Item: 491-00590

Such Be/Thought

Item: 491-00569

Susanne (Cinquiéme Cantate)

Editor: Valerie McIntosh

Item: 491-00578

Cantata for solo voice and continuo (cello part included)

Susanne is the fifth cantata from a collection of cantatas first published in 1708. Written for court entertainment rather than a church service, the subject matter for the cantata is takenfrom the Bible was is treated with dramatic effect and finishes with a moral conclusion in the final aria.

Ten Canzonettas

Editor: Barbara Staropoli

Item: 491-00502

Solos and duos for soprano and bass and Spanish guitar or continuo

The "canzonetta" or "little song" is a strophic setting of a simple text with a lyrical vocal line. This collection is an early foreshadowing of the aria form, which would develop later. These "canzonettas" contain lovely and developed vocal lines that are expressive but not declamatory and indicative of the composer's talent as a singer.

The Angel

Item: 491-00572

Three Arias

Editor: Calvert Johnson

Item: 491-00505

Arias from the opera "Catherine, ou la Belle Fermiere". Included are: "Fille, avec ses quinze ans" (Act I, Sc XI); "Au tems orageux des folies" (Act II, Sc II); and "Ah! mon Dieu! qu'est-ce qu'on dira" (Act III, Sc X). This publication includes extensive notes about the composer, the opera and translations of the arias.

Three Songs

Item: 491-00508

Three Songs

Item: 491-00568

for Voice, Violin, Cello and Piano (parts included)

Tota pulchra es

Item: 491-00499

Twelve Lieder

Editor: Catherine Sentman Anderson

Item: 491-00558

for Voice and Piano

Famous in her lifetime as a singer, Viardot was also an active composer of over 200 songs. The twelve songs in this collection demonstrate Viardot's facility both in the vocal writing as well as the piano which is given equal treatment. The songs are indicated for soprano, mezzo, alto and baritone but may easily be adapted for any medium voice.

Twelve Songs

Editor: Deborah Cook

Item: 491-00498

for Medium to High Voice

The songs in this collection were chosen to illustrate the various facets of vocal color and mood created by this unique composer. They are suitable for performance by either medium or high voice.

Twelve Songs

Editor: C.P. Smith

Item: 491-00532

Two Arias

Editor: Thomasin LaMay

Item: 491-00504

The two arias included in this volume are "Semplicetto augellin" and "S'io ti guardo ti sdegni".

Two Celtic Songs

Item: 491-00628

for Medium Voice & Piano

These two songs composed by Welsh-born composer Elaine Hugh-Jones paint vivid portraits through the poetry and the intelligent setting of it. Hugh-Jones' many years writing for and accompanying singers have given her the expertise to treat the vocal line with great artfulness.

Two Lieder

Editor: Susan M. Filler

Item: 491-00529

This edition of two previously unpublished songs includes excellent and extensive program notes by editor Susan Filler. The songs are very much in character of Mahler's considerable song output, with careful and attentive setting of text and use of both older and newer structural forms.

Udite lagrimosi spirti

Editor: Candace Smith

Item: 491-00541

Vatteme pur Lascivia

Item: 491-00547

Vier Lieder

Editor: Susan M. Filler

Item: 491-00528

for Voice and Piano

Vulnerasti cor meum

Item: 491-00555

Vuo Cercando

Item: 491-00496

what a proud dreamhorse

Item: 491-00599

for Soprano and Piano

When the Dove Enters In

Editor: John Michael Cooper

Item: 491-00677

For solo voice and piano. Text by Langston Hughes. In the words of editor John Michael Cooper, this work is an example of the deeply poetic creative nature of the Bonds-Hughes collaborations. By genre, it is a gospel song, with mostly diatonic harmonies, and soulful, beautiful melodies. Hughes' text focuses on the images of prayer, the dove, and light. Now Available!

Yeats Love Songs

Item: 491-00596

for Voice, Oboe, Cello and Piano