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Title:
Opera choruses
Author:
Rutter, John, 1945-
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Music Dept., Oxford University Press, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
1 vocal score (xiv, 370 pages) ; 28 cm.
General Note:
Acc. arr. for piano.

Includes notes on the choruses (p. viii-x), notes on the plots (p. xi-xiv), and index of vocal and instrumental requirements (p. 370).
Language:
Italian
Contents:
Fidelio. Prisoners' chorus / Beethoven -- Benvenuto Cellini. Roman carnival / Berlioz -- Carmen. Habanera ; March of the toreadors / Bizet -- Prince Igor. Polovtsian dances / Borodin -- Lucia di Lammermoor. Chorus of wedding guests / Donizetti -- Faust. Soldiers' chorus / Gounod -- Alcina. Chorus of enchanted islanders / Handel -- Pagliacci. Bell chorus / Leoncavallo -- Cavalleria rusticana. Easter hymn / Mascagni -- Die Zauberflöte. Priests' chorus / Mozart -- Idomeneo. Voyagers' chorus / Mozart -- Boris Godunov. Coronation scene / Mussorgsky -- Madama Butterfly. Humming chorus / Puccini -- Dido and Aeneas. Dido's lament, and final chorus / Purcell -- Mlada. Procession of the nobles / Rimsky-Korsakov -- Moïse. Prayer / Rossini -- Guillaume Tell. Villagers' chorus / Rossini -- Eugene Onegin. Chorus of peasant girls ; Waltz scene / Tchaikovsky -- Il trovatore. Anvil chorus ; Soldiers' chorus / Verdi -- La traviata. Brindisi ; Matadors' chorus / Verdi -- Macbeth. Chorus of Scottish refugees ; Witches' chorus / Verdi -- Nabucco. Chorus of the Hebrew slaves / Verdi -- La forza del destino. Rataplan / Verdi -- Aida. Triumphal scene / Verdi -- Lohengrin. Bridal chorus / Wagner -- Tannhäuser. Pilgrims' chorus / Wagner -- Der Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Procession and chorale / Wagner -- Der fliegende Holländer. Sailors' chorus ; Spinning chorus / Wagner -- Der Freischütz. Huntsmen's chorus / Weber.
ISBN:
9780193436930
Format :
Musical Score