Gluck, Christoph Willibald
French Operatic Arias
- Suitable for professional opera singers and voice students
- Practical and idiomatic piano part
Date of publication
Edition no.
Volume / Series
Christoph Willibald Gluck. Airs d'opéra français / French Operatic Arias | BÄRENREITER URTEXT
Dratwicki, Benoît
Moehn, Heinz / Rötscher, Konrad / Schellevis, Hans / Sommer, Jürgen / Töpel, Michael
Instrumentation of the work
Soprano, Piano
Language(s) of work
Language(s) of text
French, English
Product format
Vocal Score, Anthology, Urtext edition
Pages / Format
ca. 148 S.
This edition contains French arias for soprano from operas composed by the opera reformer Christoph Willibald Gluck for the Paris Opera:

Iphigénie en Aulide (1774)
Orphée et Euridice (1774)
L’arbre enchanté (1775)
Cythère assiégée (1775)
Armide (1777)
Écho et Narcisse (1779)

The edition includes an informative text section containing a Foreword (Fr/Eng), a brief account of the dramatic situation as well as a literal English translation of every aria.

About the series:
Christoph Willibald Gluck. Airs d’opéra français / French Operatic Arias

In collaboration with the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles (CMBV), all arias from Christoph Willibald Gluck’s French operas will be published for the first time in a collection of four volumes, ordered by voice type.

With their wide variety of arias and informative texts, these volumes constitute a valuable resource of works by one of the preeminent opera composers of the 18th century. They are suitable for opera singers and voice students and can be used in lessons, auditions and recitals.
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