Ed. Henry E. Krehbiel / introduction by Roelof Oostwoud
This generous collection of 29 tenor-range arias ranges from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth centuries, featuring early works by Purcell as well as compositions by Gluck, Saccini, Mozart, Beethoven, Weber, Meyerbeer, Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, Wagner, and others. This edition features a detailed and scholarly preface by musicologist Henry E. Krehbiel and a new Introduction by Roelof Oostwoud. Tenor-range vocal majors, vocal instructors, classically trained professional singers, and enthusiasts of vocal music will appreciate this well-chosen and modestly priced compilation.