Opera Anthology

for soprano and piano

for: Voice (soprano), piano

Music score

Item no.681001
EditorRichard Walters
Languagesgerman, english, russian
Scope306 pages; 23 × 30.5 cm
Release year2018
Publisher/ProducerBoosey & Hawkes
Producer No.BHI 93462
35.00 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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This landmark publication collects arias and role excerpts from operas by John Adams, Benjamin Britten, Carlisle Floyd, Richard Strauss, and many other composers.

Includes extensive plot notes and translations. The soprano volume also includes ten arias for coloratura.


  • J. Adams: Am I In Your Light? (Doctor Atomic)
  • J. Adams: I Don't Daydream (Nixon In China)
  • J. Adams: I Am The Wife Of Mao Tsetung (Nixon In China)
  • D. Argento: The Widow's Aria (The Boor)
  • D. Argento: Though Absent From These Ears And Eyes (Casanova's Homecoming)
  • D. Argento: Virginia's Aria (The Voyage Of Edgar Allan Poe)
  • D. Argento: I See In You A Looking Glass (Miss Havisham's Fire)
  • D. Argento: Lady With A Hand Mirror Aria (Postcard From Morocco)
  • J. Beeson: Aurelia's Aria (My Father Was A Tenor)
  • L. Bernstein: Mommy, Are You Here (Dede's Aria)
  • L. Bernstein: Glitter And Be Gay (Candide)
  • B. Britten: I'm Full Of Happiness (Albert Herring)
  • B. Britten: Miss Wordsworth's Aria (My Heart Leaps Up With Joy) (Albert Herring)
  • B. Britten: The Dressing-Table Song (Gloriana)
  • B. Britten: The Queen's Dilemma (Gloriana)
  • B. Britten: Injurious Hermia (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
  • B. Britten: Let Her Among You Without Fault (Peter Grimes)
  • B. Britten: Embroidery Aria (Peter Grimes)
  • B. Britten: How Beautiful It Is (The Turn of the Screw)
  • B. Britten: Lost In My Labyrinth (The Turn of the Screw)
  • B. Britten: Come, Now A Roundel (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
  • B. Britten: Be Kind And Courteous (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
  • A. Copland: Laurie's Song (The Tender Land)
  • C. Floyd: Rented Rooms (Cold Sassy Tree)
  • C. Floyd: Curley's Wife's Aria (He's Always Left When I've Just Come) (Of Mice And Men)
  • C. Floyd: Ain't It A Pretty Night! (Susannah)
  • C. Floyd: The Trees On The Mountains (Susannah)
  • C. Floyd: I've Dreamt In My Life (Wuthering Heights)
  • J. Gay (realised by B. Britten): I'm Like A Skiff On The Ocean Tossed (The Beggar's Opera)
  • J. Gay (realised by B. Britten): When Young At The Bar...Ungrateful Macheath! (The Beggar's Opera)
  • H. Purcell (realized by B. Britten and I. Holst):Oft She Visits This Lov'd Mountain (Dido and Aeneas)
  • H. Purcell (realized by B. Britten and I. Holst):Thanks To These Lonesome Vales (Dido and Aeneas)
  • S. Rachmaninoff: Francesca's Aria (Francesca da Rimini)
  • N. Rorem: Emily's Aria (Our Town)
  • R. Strauss: Das War Sehr Gut, Mandryka (Arabella)
  • R. Strauss: Es gibt ein Reich (Ariadne auf Naxos)
  • R. Strauss: Kein Andres, Das Mir So Im Herzen Loht (Final Scene) (Capriccio)
  • R. Strauss: Da Geht Er Hin (The Marschallin's Monologue) (Der Rosenkavalier)
  • R. Strauss: Die Wiener Herrn Verstehn Sich (Arabella)
  • R. Strauss: Großmätige Prinzessin (Ariadne auf Naxos)
  • I. Stravinsky: No Word From Tom...I Go To Him (The Rake's Progress)
  • I. Stravinsky: Chanson Du Rossignol (Song Of The Nightingale) (Le Rossignol)