A Performance Guide to Verdi's Art Songs with a Performance CD

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Pages:204
ISBN:1-4955-0959-1
978-1-4955-0959-9
Price:$179.95
From the author's Abstract:
This guidebook examines Verdi's 26 published art songs to highlight their pedagogical and performance value. Each song is discussed in reference to range, tessitura, poet and text, opportunities for pedagogical use, and performance recommendations. This guide shines a light on Verdi's relatively unknown art songs and provides a resource for teachers and performers in the study and performance of these pieces.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Songs of Giuseppe Verdi
Non t'accostare all'urna
More, Elisa, lo stanco poeta
In solitaria stanza
Nell'orror di notte oscura
Perduta ho la pace
Deh, pietoso, oh Addolorata
L'esule
La seduzione
Chi i bei dì m'adduce ancora
Cupo è il sepolcro e mutolo
È la vita un mar d'affani
Il tramonto
La zingara
Ad una stella
Lo spazzacamino
Il mistero
Brindisi I
Brindisi 2
Il poveretto
L'abandonnée
Al tuo bambino
Sgombra, o gentil
La preghiera del poeta
Il brigidino
Stornello
Pietà, Signor
Conclusion
References
Index

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