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Title:
The essential collection : opera gold.
Author:
Thomas, Quentin, 1972- , arranger.
Edition:
CD edition.
Publication Information:
London : Chester Music, [2012]

©2012.
Physical Description:
1 score (96 pages) ; 31 cm + 2 CDs.
General Note:
31 excerpts from operas, arranged for piano.

No words.

Some arrangements by Quentin Thomas, SImon Lesley, Jack Long or Jerry Lanning.

Includes preface by Quentin Thomas.

CDs published by Omnibus Media; CDs contain demonstration tracks.

Score only originally published: London, Chester Music, ©2005 (publisher's number, CH68761).

Publisher's numbers: CH78771 (score), OM49786 (CD1), OM5227 (CD2).
Language:
No linguistic content
Contents:
Art thou trouobled? : from Rodelinda / composed by George Frideric Handel -- Au fond du temple saint : duet from The pearl fishers / composed by Georges Bizet -- The barber of Seville : overture : from The barber of seville / composed by Gioacchino Rossini -- Bridal chorus : from Lohengrin / composed by Richard Wagner -- Barcarolle : from The tales of Hoffmann / composed by Jacques Offenbach -- Chorus of the Hebrew slaves : from Nabucco / comosed by Giuseppe Verdi -- Casta diva : from Norma / composed by Vincenzo Bellini -- Dance of the hours : from La gioconda / composed by Amilcare Ponchielli -- Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja : from The magic flute / composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Entr'acte : from Rosamunde / composed by Franz Peter Schubert -- Flower duet : fromLakmé / composed by Leo Dellibes -- Grand march : from Aida / composed by Giuseppe Verdi -- Habañera : L'amour est un oiseau rebelle : from Carmen / composed by Georges Bizet -- Lascia ch'io pianga : from Rinaldo / composed by George Fridric Handel -- La ci darem la mano : from Don Giovanni / composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- La donna è mobile : from Rigoletto / composed by Giuseppe Verdi -- Largo : ombra mai fu : from Xerxes / composed by George Frideric Handel -- Meditation : from Thaïs / composed by Jules Massenet -- Minuet : from Don Giovanni / composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Non più andrai : from The marriage of Figaro / composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Polonaise : from Eugene Onegin / composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchsikovsky -- Prince Gremins' aria : from Eugene Onegin / composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky -- The toreador's song : from Carmen / composed by Georges Bizet -- The ride of the valkyries : from Die Walküre / composed by Richard Wagner -- Sempre libera : from La traviata / composed by Giuseppe Verdi -- Soave sia il vento : from Cosi fan tutte / composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- To the evening star : from Tannhäser / composed by Richard Wagner -- Voi, che sapete : from The marriage of Figaro / composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Un certo non so che = There's one, I know him not : from Arsilda, regina di Punto / composed by AntonioVivaldi -- Waltz : from Faust / composed by Charles François Gounod -- When I am laid in earth : from Dido and Aeneas / composed by Henry Purcell.
ISBN:
9781780382944
UPC:
884088957667
Format :
Musical Score

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(Piano Solo Songbook). Capture the grandeur and power of the very best opera themes in this specially selected set of piano solos with accompanying CD. From the early devout stage works of Handel and Purcell, through the exotic and playful productions of Mozart and Rossini to the spectacular and heart-stopping innovations of Wagner, Tchaikovsky and beyond, this set of movements has been carefully arranged and features full performances of all the pieces on CD. Includes: Barcarolle * Bridal March (from Lohengrin ) * Dance of the Hours (from La Gioconda ) * The Flower Duet (from Lakme ) * Grand March (from Aida ) * Habanera (from Carmen ) * La Donna E Mobile (from Rigoletto ) * Overture (from The Barber of Seville ) * Polonaise * and more.