Composers

Selected texts by Jacques Offenbach, hand-curated by voice type

We’re celebrating Jacques Offenbach’s birthday this month. Offenbach was born June 20, 1819. Here, categorized by voice type / Fach, are some hand-selected texts from our database, along with recommended recordings. MEZZO-SOPRANO La belle Hélène: Amours divins! Ardentes flammes! IPA Source: https://www.ipasource.com/catalog/product/view/id/12562/category/922/   La Périchole: Ah! quel dîner Ô mon cher amant IPA Source: https://www.ipasource.com/catalog/product/view/id/892/category/922/  … Read More

Selected texts by Charles Gounod, hand-curated by voice type

We’re celebrating the birthday of Charles Gounod this month. Gounod was born June 17, 1818. Here, categorized by voice type / Fach, are some hand-selected texts from our database, along with recommended recordings. ARIAS Soprano Faust: Il était un roi de Thulé IPA Source: https://www.ipasource.com/catalog/product/view/id/254/category/557/ Recording: Maria Callas – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=288u-gTn7kk   Mireille: Heureux petit berger IPA Source:… Read More

Selected texts by Richard Strauss, hand-curated by voice type

We’re celebrating Richard Strauss’s birthday this month. Strauss was born June 11, 1864. Here, categorized by voice type / Fach, are some hand-selected texts from our database, along with recommended recordings. SOPRANO Dramatic soprano Ariadne auf Naxos: Es gibt ein Reich IPA Source: https://www.ipasource.com/catalog/product/view/id/1054/category/1234/ Recording: Jessye Norman – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_H9LTixHHug   Lyric Coloratura soprano Ariadne auf… Read More