Learn This Term’s Music

Opera Classics

Listed below are the items that we shall be singing in the Opera Classics concert on Saturday 6 July.

You can download a list with the order of the items by clicking the link below

OPERA CLASSICS LIST

Links to a reasonable performance of the item have been included marked “Link to youtube”

Where we have  been able find the practice parts they are listed as clickable links under the item. Not all the parts are available.  As we find more parts or good links they will be added.  If you have any queries please ask Stella.

“Chorus of Enchanted Islanders” from Alcina by Handel (page 130)

Link to youtube 

Soprano Practice Part

2nd Soprano Practice Part

 

Alto not yet available Tenor not yet available Bass not yet available
“Where e’er You Walk” from Semele by Handel – Tenor aria
Dido’s Lament & final chorus” from Dido & Aeneas by Purcell (p. 189) + Sop

Link to youtube

Soprano Practice Part Alto Practice Part
“Priests’ Chorus” from The Magic Flute by Mozart – male chorus (p. 164)

Link to youtube

Tenor Practice Part

Please sing in English

Bass Practice Part

Please sing in English

“Dies Bildniss” from The Magic Flute by Mozart – Tenor aria
“Habanera” from Carmen by Bizet + Soprano (p. 42)
Soprano Practice Part Alto Practice Part Tenor Practice Part Bass Practice Part
“March of the Toreadors” from Carmen by Bizet (p. 53)
Soprano 1st and 2nd Practice Parts Alto Practice Part Tenor Practice Part 1

Tenor Practice Part 2

Bass Practice Part
“Au Fond du Temple Saint” from The Pearl Fishers by Bizet – Tenor + Baritone
“Soldiers’ Chorus” from Faust by Gounod – male chorus (p. 116)

Link to youtube (sorry about the advert)

Sorry chaps, you’re on your own!
“Easter Hymn” from Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni (p. 145) + Soprano
Link to ALL choir parts

Interval

“Bridal Chorus” from Lohengrin by Wagner (p. 328)

Link to youtube

“Procession and Chorale” from Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg by Wagner (p342)

Link to youtube

Please note the version we are singing is very much shortened but it really helps with timing if you sing your part along with this.

“Chorus of Peasant Girls” from Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky–female ch (p. 214)

In order to listen to these parts you may need to get some additional software.  On a Microsoft Windows computer or laptop you should be able to play these files in Windows Media Player.  Right click on the appropriate part eg. Soprano 1, then from the menu choose save target as.  Save the file to your desktop or to somewhere else you can find it again easily.  Locate the file, right click and choose Open with then choose Windows Media Player.  Your part should then play.

For iPads there is an app called Sweet MIDI which will play these files.  Once again, download the file to your iPad.  Open Sweet MIDI and choose Files at the bottom of the screen, the file list will come up, click on the Peasants file and hopefully you will have your part.

Link to all soprano and alto parts here

Waltz Scene” from Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky, inc. cut (p. 222) + Ten./Bar.
Soprano 1st & 2nd Practice Part 1st Alto Practice Part

2nd Alto Practice Part

Lensky’s aria” from Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky – Tenor aria
“Anvil Chorus” from Il Trovatore by Verdi (p. 239)

Please follow instructions from Chorus of the Peasant Girls above to download and play these practice parts.

All parts here

“Vissi d’Arte” from Tosca by Puccini – Soprano aria
“Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves” from Nabucco by Verdi (p. 253)

See Anvil Chorus link – it takes you to this chorus too for all parts.

Soprano Practice Part Alto Practice Part
“Brindisi” from La Traviata by Verdi (p. 245) + Soprano + Tenor
1st & 2nd Soprano Parts Alto Practice Part

The Easter Hymn has parts from Choralia.  Please remember that Choralia operate their service free of charge and would appreciate donations to enable them to keep doing so.  If you use these practice parts please do consider making a donation.  You can donate here.


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