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Finding Middle Ground

Music for Young Sopranos and Mezzo-Sopranos

Lynn Eustis

© 2007 GIA.

Item #: G-6957     Status: Available

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Defining a singer’s voice type is one of the most difficult and important challenges facing today’s voice instructor. This volume provides ten worthy selections appropriate for young sopranos and mezzo-sopranos that fall between these voice types, which are perfect for helping to discover a singer’s eventual vocal classification. Historical information, range, teaching tips, and translations of the foreign-language pieces expertly guide the teacher and student through each piece.

Lynn Eustis, soprano, is associate professor of voice at the University of North Texas and appears regularly as a soloist with numerous professional organizations. She earned a doctor of music in opera from Florida State University, a master of music in opera from the Curtis Institute of Music, and a bachelor of music in voice from Bucknell University.

Contents: Introduction - George Frideric Handel: Lascia ch’io pianga- Joseph Haydn: Sailor’s Song- Henry Purcell: The Fatal Hour - Franz Schubert: Abendstern- Clara Schumann: Warum willst du And’re fragen? - Gioachino Rossini: Anzoleta avanti la regata- Gabriel Fauré: Le papillon et la fleur, Op. 1, No. 1- Pauline Viardot: Haï luli! - Graham Peel: In the Highlands- George Whitefield Chadwick: The Stranger-Man - Appendix A: Additional Repertoire for Investigation - Appendix B: Relevant Books - Appendix C: Discography

Categories: Beginner/Young, Choral/Vocal, Collection

Style: Other

Number of Pages: 80

Language: English; French; German; Italian

Format: Softcover