Opera Choruses - ed. Rutter


 

£17.95

9780193436930
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John Rutter's edition of favourite Opera Choruses for the Oxford Choral Classics series is a collection of 35 classic opera choruses, skilfully arranged as separate concert works, all with original language lyrics (transliterated in the case of Russian - not in Cyrillic alphabet), excellent English singing translations & practical keyboard reductions. The accompanying orchestral material for all titles in the collection is available on hire. OUP, 1995.

All for mixed voices (SATB) unless otherwise listed: solo parts included in some pieces, as listed.

Beethoven - Prisoners' Chorus [Fidelio] - TTBB

Berlioz - Roman Carnival [Benvenuto Cellini]

Bizet - Habanera (mezzo solo) & March of the Toreadors [Carmen]

Borodin - Polovtsian Dances [Prince Igor]

Donizetti - Chorus of Wedding Guests (tenor solo) [Lucia di Lammermoor]

Gounod - Soldiers' Chorus [Faust] - TTBB

Handel - Chorus of Enchanted Islanders [Alcina]

Leoncavallo - Bell Chorus [Pagliacci]

Mascagni - Easter Hymn (soprano solo) [Cavalleria Rusticana]

Mozart - Priests' Chorus [Die Zauberflöte] - TTBB

Mozart - Voyagers' Chorus (soprano solo) [Idomeneo)

Mussorgsky - Coronation Scene (bass-baritone solo) [Boris Godunov]

Puccini - Humming Chorus [Madama Butterfly]

Purcell - Dido's Lament (mezzo solo) & Final Chorus [Dido and Aeneas]

Rimsky-Korsakov - Procession of the Nobles [Mlada]

Rossini - Prayer (STB solos) [Moïse])

Rossini - Villagers' Chorus [Guillaume Tell]

Tchaikovsky - Waltz Scene & Chorus of Peasant Girls (SSA) [Eugene Onegin]

Verdi - Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves [Nabucco]

Verdi - Anvil Chorus & Soldiers' Chorus (TTBB) [Il Trovatore]

Verdi - Triumphal Scene [Aida]

Verdi - Rataplan (mezzo solo + TTBB) [La Forza del Destino]

Verdi - Brindisi (ST solos) [La Traviata]

Verdi - Chorus of Scottish Refugees & Witches' Chorus [Macbeth]

Wagner - Bridal Chorus [Lohengrin]

Wagner - Pilgrims' Chorus [Tannhäuser]

Wagner - Procession and Chorale [Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg]

Wagner - Sailors' Chorus (TTBB) and Spinning Chorus (SSAA) [Der Fliegende Holländer]

Weber - Huntsmen's Chorus [Der Freischütz]