28 Italian Songs and Arias of the 17th and 18th Centuries - Complete All 5 Keys in One Volume Vocal Collection
28 Italian Songs and Arias of the 17th and 18th Centuries - Complete (All 5 Keys in One Volume). Composed by Various. Edited by Richard Walters. For Voice, Piano Accompaniment. Vocal Collection. 640 pages. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50498740).
ISBN 1480332801. 9x12 inches.
Most voice teachers and singers still prefer the pianistic, wonderfully gratifying editions made by Alessandro Parisotti (1853-1913) of early Italian arias. This newly researched edition, with updated composer attributions, features new, clean music engravings. The collection includes the original contents of 24 Italian Songs and Arias of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries plus four additional Parisotti editions. Also includes international phonetic alphabet for each song text, word for word translations for study, historical introduction for each aria, and a preface on Parisotti and his approach to this music. This compilation includes the High, Medium High, Medium, Medium Low, and Low editions in one book, perfect for teacher reference.