Italian Arias of the Baroque and Classical Eras
Italian Arias of the Baroque and Classical Eras edited by John Glenn Paton. For Voice (High voice (Medium-High)). Masterworks; Vocal Collection. Masterwork; play along. Book & CD. 160 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.4982).
A sampling of the world's greatest Baroque and Classical arias. In addition to offering fascinating background information about the arias and their composers, the editor has corrected a multitude of errors which have accumulated over time, and has replaced Romantic-era misinterpretations with accompaniments that are faithful to historical styles. Includes word-by-word transcriptions into the International Phonetic Alphabet.