This unique and exciting series gives you the chance to learn some of the greatest arias of the Opera tradition with full orchestral backing tracks. Ricordi's Cantolopera: is a series that proposes a totally new way to approach the new opera repertoire; versions for voice and piano of the most famous arias, accompanied by a compact disc containing the corresponding orchestral bases, recorded with a 130-piece orchestra, to allow the professional, student, or opera fan to practice, as well as a version sung by an established artist for reference. Each volume contains a piano and vocal score, the complete lyrics of the arias, plus a short summary and background information on the orchestra and performers. An excellent rehearsal tool, or the ideal way to introduce your voice to the wonders and rigors of the Opera.
Includes a CD with a full performance with orchestra, as well as a fully-orchestrated accompaniment track. Contains the lyrics of the arias, plus a short plot summary and background information on the orchestra and the performers. This pack includes 8 pieces from Nabucco, Macbeth, Un ballo in maschera, Don Carlos, and Aida.