Vocal Collections

The 17 collections in the Vocal series encompass the extensive and immensely varied repertoire of music for solo voice from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries, including German lieder, French art songs, early Italian songs and arias, standard opera arias, and sacred works for solo and ensembles. Arranged by voice type or genre, each collection includes hundreds of songs and arias, as well as helpful indexes for searching by title, first line, or poet (lieder only). For added reference, each collection also includes composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Individual works included in each collection have been selected from editions in the public domain by such renowned publishers as Breitkopf & Härtel, C.F. Peters, G. Schirmer, Carl Fischer, G. Ricordi, Durand, and others. Our editorial staff has chosen the best edition available for each work.

00220534 Baritone/Bass Arias: The Ultimate Collection

This collection brings together over 100 arias for baritone and/or bass, with piano accompaniment, from 18th, 19th and early 20th century operas.

Composers include: Beethoven, Bellini, Boito, Cherubini, Donizetti, Gluck, Gounod, Handel, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Meyerbeer, Mozart, Mussorgsky, Nicolai, Offenbach, Ponchielli, Puccini, Rossini, Smetana, Spohr, Sullivan, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Wagner, Weber

Plus, nearly 100 early Italian songs and arias (medium/low keys) by over forty 17th century composers, including Bononcini, Carissimi, Cavalli, Gluck, Lotti, Monteverdi, Pergolesi, Peri, Scarlatti, Stradella, and Vivaldi

Added feature: alphabetical index by title

Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

1300+ pages.

$19.95
00220535 Early Romantic German Lieder

The collection brings together over 400 songs and song cycles (in original keys) by four major composers from the Classical and Romantic eras: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann. Includes:

Beethoven: Over 70 songs including: Ah! Perfido, An die ferne Geliebte, Songs, Op. 75; 2 Songs from Egmont, Op. 84; plus 34 individual songs without opus

Mendelssohn: Over 50 songs including Frühlingslied, Morgenslied, Der Mond, Geistlisches Lied, Der Blumenkranz

Mozart: over 30 individual songs including: Lied zur Gesellenreise, K. 468; Lied der Freiheit, K. 506; Das Kinderspiel, K. 598

Schumann: Over 250 songs, including the major songs cycles Liederkreise, Op. 35; Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42; Dichterliebe, Op. 48; Romances and Ballads

Added features: alphabetical indexes for searching by title, first line or poet

Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

1100+ pages.

$19.95
00220541 French Art Songs: The Ultimate Collection [2 CDR Set]

This collection [2 CDRs] makes available the extensive repertoire of French arts songs -- over 650 individual songs (many not easily available) by 21 composers; many songs presented in both original and alternate keys.

CD 1: Berlioz (6: Les nuits d’été); Bizet (18: La chanson de la rose, Vieille chanson); Boulanger (13: Clairières dans le ciel); Canteloube (26: Chants Populaires de Haute Auvergne et de Haut Quercy, Series 1 & 2); Caplet (15: Cinq Ballades Français, Trois Fables); Chabrier (15: L'île heureuse, Romance de l'étoile); Chausson (40: Chansons de Shakespeare), Chanson perpétuelle, Three Sacred Songs); Debussy (48: Ariettes Oubliées, Chansons de Bilitis, Cinq poèmes de Baudelaire, Fêtes galantes Sets 1 & 2, Trois ballades de François Villon, Trois poèmes de Mallarmé); Delibes (2: Les filles de Cadix); Duparc (17: Chanson Triste, Extase); Fauré (102 including Cinq Mélodies, La chanson d'Eve; Le jardin clos, Mirages, L'horizon chimérique); Franck (2: Le mariage des roses); Gounod (80: Au printemps, Boléro, Chant d’automne, Invocation, Mignon, Rêverie, Solitude, Venise)

CD 2: Hahn (60: Chansons Grises, Venezia, Twenty Mélodies, Volumes I & II); d’Indy (2: Lied maritime); Massenet (166: Poème d’amour, Volumes 1-13); Milhaud (15: Poèmes de la connaisance, Poèmes Juifs); Poulenc (9: Le Bestiare (Cortège d'Orphée)); Ravel (33: Shéhérazade; Cinq Mélodies Populaires Grecques; Chants populaires); Saint-Saëns (17: Mélodies Persanes, La Cendre Rouge); Satie (13: Trois Poèmes d'amour, Trois Mélodies)

Added features: alphabetical indexes for searching by title, first line or poet

Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

2 CDR Set

3700+ pages.

$28.95
00220539 German Lieder Medium/Low Voice, Part 1

This collection brings together over 600 songs and song cycles (in alternate keys for low voice) by composers from the Classical and Romantic eras: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, and Hugo Wolf.

Beethoven: over 70 songs including: Ah! Perfido, An die ferne Geliebte, Songs, Op. 75; 2 Songs from Egmont, Op. 84; plus 29 songs without opus

Brahms: over 200 songs including: An den Mond, Mädchenlied, Mondscheinen, Nachtigall, Sommerabend, Ständchen, Four Serious Songs

Mendelssohn: over 70 songs including Frühlingslied, Morgenslied, Der Mond, Geistlisches Lied, Der Blumenkranz

Mozart: over 20 individual songs including: Lied zur Gesellenreise, K. 468; Lied der Freiheit, K. 506; Das Kinderspiel, K. 598

Wolf: over 100 songs including: from Mörike Songs, Eichendorff Songs, Goethe Songs, Michelangelo Songs, Spanish Songbook (Spiritual Songs & Wordly Songs) The Italian Songbook (Volumes I & II)

Added features: alphabetical indexes for searching by title, first line or poet

Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

1800+ pages.

$19.95
00220540 German Lieder Medium/Low Voice, Part 2

This collection makes available the many songs of Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann in alternate keys for low voice.

Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, Winterreise, Schwanengesang, and more br>
Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 24 & 39, Myrten, Op. 25, Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42, Dichterliebe, Op. 48, Romanzen und Balladen I, Op. 45, II, Op. 49, III, Op. 53. IV, Op. 64, and more

Added features: alphabetical indexes for searching by title, first line or poet

Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

2200+ pages.

$19.95
00220537 Late Romantic German Lieder

This collection brings together over 500 songs and song cycles (in original keys) by six major composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss, Richard Wagner, Hugo Wolf, Arnold Schoenberg, and Anton Webern.

Mahler:: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Des Knaben Wunderhorn; Das Lied von der Erde, Parts 1 & 2 (arranged for piano & voice by the composer); Rückert Lieder, Kindertotenlieder, Parts 1 & 2

Schoenberg: : Two Songs, Op. 1; Four Songs, Op. 2; Six Songs, Op. 3; Eight Songs, Op. 6; Six Orchestral Songs, Op. 8 (arr. by Webern); Two Ballads, Op. 12; Two Songs, Op. 14; Das Buch der Hängenden Gärten, Op. 15; Four Songs from Gurrelieder (arr. by Berg)

Strauss: 8 Songs from Letzte Blätter; Op. 10; 6 Songs from Lotosblätter, Op. 19; 5 Poems, Schlichte Weisen, Op. 21; 4 Poems, Mädchenblumen, Op. 22; Krämerspiel, Op. 66 (12 Songs of Alfred Kerr) ; 3 Hymns, Op. 71; plus Songs, Op. 15; 17; 26; 27; 29; 31; 32; 33, 36, 37, 39, 41, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 56, 67, 68, 69. 71

Wagner: Trois Mélodies; 7 Compositions from Faust; Fünf Gedichte für eine Frauenstimme (Wesendonk Lieder)

Webern: 5 Songs from Der siebente Ring, Op. 3

Wolf: 7 Heine Songs; 6 Songs for Female Voice; 6 Songs by Various Poets; Mörike Songs, Parts 1-4; Eichendorff Songs, Parts 1 & 2; Goethe Songs, Parts 1-5; Spanish Songbook (Part 1, Spiritual Songs, Part 2, Worldly Songs) ; Old Melodies: 6 Songs; Italian Songbook, Books I & II; Reinick Songs; 4 Songs; Michelangelo Songs

Added features: alphabetical indexes for searching by title, first line or poet
Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

1700+ pages.

$19.95
00220532 Mezzo-Soprano/Alto Arias: The Ultimate Collection

This collection brings together over 100 arias for mezzo-soprano, with piano accompaniment, from 18th, 19th and early 20th century operas.

Composers include: Auber, Bellini, Bizet, Cilea, Delibes, Debussy, Donizetti, Flotow, Giordano, Gluck, Gounod, Gretry, Handel, Lully, Mascagni, Massenet, Méhul, Meyerbeer, Mozart, Mussorgsky, Ponchielli, Purcell, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, J. Strauss, R. Strauss, Sullivan, Tchaikovsky, Thomas, Verdi, Wagner, Weber

Plus, nearly 100 early Italian songs and arias (medium/low keys) by over forty 17th century composers, including Bononcini, Caccini, Carissimi, Cavalli, Frescobaldi, Gluck, Lotti, Monteverdi, Pasiello, Pergolesi, Peri, Scarlatti, Stradella, Strozzi, and Vivaldi

Added feature: alphabetical index by title
Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

1300+ pages.

$19.95
00220536 Mid-Romantic German Lieder

This collections brings together songs by Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Dvorák, Loewe, Cornelius and Franz.

Added features: alphabetical indexes for searching by title, first line or poet

Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

1600+ pages.

$19.95
00220258 Sacred Duets, Trios & Quartets: The Ultimate Collection

This unique and unparalleled collection brings together over 300 works with sacred themes for duets, trios, and quartets (with piano accompaniment); works selected from the sacred choral and solo art song repertory from all eras and for all technical levels.

Composers include: Bach, Beethoven, Berlioz, Brahms, Bruckner, Cherubini, Dvorák, Elgar, Gounod, Grieg, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Pergolesi, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Schumann, Schütz, Verdi, Vivaldi, and others

Added feature: alphabetical indexes by title, composer and voice-type
Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

A companion to the four volumes in the Sacred Songs & Arias series

1900+ pages.

$19.95
00220257 Sacred Songs and Arias for Baritone/Bass: The Ultimate Collection

This unique and unparalleled collection bring together over 300 solo works with sacred themes for baritone or bass (with piano accompaniment); works selected from the sacred choral and solo art song repertory from all eras and for all technical levels.

Composers include: Bach, Beethoven, Bizet, Dvorák, Elgar, Gounod, Handel, Hayden, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Rossini, Schubert, Verdi, Wolf, and others

Added feature: alphabetical index by title
Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

A companion to the four volumes in the Sacred Songs & Arias series

1600+ pages.

$19.95
00220255 Sacred Songs and Arias for Mezzo-Soprano/Alto: The Ultimate Collection

This unique and unparalleled collection bring together over 300 solo works with sacred themes for mezzo-soprano or alto (with piano accompaniment); works selected from the sacred choral and solo art song repertory from all eras and for all technical levels.

Composers include: Bach, Beethoven, Bizet, Brahms, Dvorák, Elgar, Gounod, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Wolf, and others

Added feature: alphabetical index by title
Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

A companion to the four volumes in the Sacred Songs & Arias series

1400+ pages.

$19.95
00220254 Sacred Songs and Arias for Soprano: The Ultimate Collection

This unique and unparalleled collection brings together over 350 solo works with sacred themes for soprano (with piano accompaniment); works selected from the sacred choral and solo art song repertory from all eras and for all technical levels.

Composers include: Bach, Beethoven, Bizet, Brahms, Dvorák, Elgar, Gounod, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Wolf, and others.

Added feature: alphabetical index by title
Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

A companion to the four volumes in the Sacred Songs & Arias series

1600+ pages.

$19.95
00220256 Sacred Songs and Arias for Tenor: The Ultimate Collection

This unique and unparalleled collection brings together over 300 solo works with sacred themes for tenor (with piano accompaniment); works selected from the sacred choral and solo art song repertory from all eras and for all technical levels.

Composers include: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorák, Elgar, Gounod, Handel, Haydn, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Wolf, and others

Added feature: alphabetical index by title
Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

A companion to the four volumes in the Sacred Songs & Arias series

1500+ pages.

$19.95
00220506 Schubert: Complete Songs

This unparalleled collection includes all of Schubert’s 599 songs in their original keys (as well as significant alternate versions). Also includes the songs cycles: Die schöne Müllerin, Op. 25; Winterreise, Op. 89; Schwanengesang

Added features: alphabetical indexes for searching by poet, first line of poem or song cycle

Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

1900+ pages.

$19.95
00220511 Soprano Arias: The Ultimate Collection

This collection brings together over 100 arias for soprano, with piano accompaniment, from 18th, 19th and early 20th century operas.

Composers include: Beethoven, Bellini, Bizet, Boito, Catalani, Cilea, Delibes, Donizetti, Dvorák, Flotow, Giordano, Gluck, Gounod, Handel, Korngold, Lehar, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Massenet, Méhul, Meyerbeer, Mozart, Mussorgsky, Nicolai, Offenbach, Ponchielli, Puccini, Purcell, Rossini, Smetana, J. Strauss, R. Strauss, Sullivan, Tchaikovsky, Thomas, Verdi, Wagner, Weber

Plus, nearly 100 early Italian songs and arias (high keys) by over forty 17th century composers, including Bononcini, Caccini, Carissimi, Cavalli, Frecobaldi, Gluck, Lotti, Monteverdi, Pasiello, Pergolesi, Peri, Scarlatti, Stradella, Strozzi, and Vivaldi

Added feature: alphabetical index by title
Also includes: relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

1300+ pages.

$19.95
00220533 Tenor Arias: The Ultimate Collection

This collection brings together over 100 arias for tenor, with piano accompaniment, from 18th, 19th and early 20th century operas.

Composers include: Beethoven, Bellini, Bizet, Boito, Catalani, Cilea, Delibes, Donizetti, Flotow, Giordano, Gluck, Gounod, Lalo, Lehar, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Massenet, Méhul, Meyerbeer, Mozart, Nicolai, Offenbach, Ponchielli, Puccini, Purcell, Rossini, Smetana, J. Strauss, R. Strauss, Sullivan, Tchaikovsky, Thomas, Verdi, Wagner, Weber

Plus, nearly 100 early Italian songs and arias (high keys) by over forty 17th century composers, including Bononcini, Caccini, Carissimi, Cavalli, Frecobaldi, Gluck, Lotti, Monteverdi, Pasiello, Pergolesi, Peri, Scarlatti, Stradella, Strozzi, and Vivaldi

Added feature: alphabetical index by title
Also includes: relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

1300+ pages.

$19.95
00220538 Vocal Exercises: The Ultimate Collection

A comprehensive and unparalleled collection that brings together both familiar and lesser-known vocal and rhythmic exercises, vocalizes, and methods from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century by 19 pedagogical masters, including: Abt, Concone, Dannhauser, Lablache, Lamperti, Marchesi, Rossini, Sieber, Vaccai, and Viardot.

Configured in alternate keys for all voice types; suitable for all technical levels

Also includes: composer biographies and relevant articles from the 1911 edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

3000+ pages.

$19.95

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