Giuseppe Verdi

Perfect Tenor Recital Selections

Voice recitals are part of a voice student’s degree fulfillment requirements. Whether you are preparing for a Junior Recital, Senior Recital, or Graduate Recital, identifying and grouping texts to display your vocal skill is key. Texts may be selected and grouped by language, emotion, or level of difficulty. Texts may also be selected and grouped… Read More

Five arias from Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Corsaro

Five texts from Il Corsaro, as set by Giuseppe Verdi, have recently been added to the IPA Source database. The first performance of Il Corsaro was October, 1848. The libretto for Il Corsaro was created by Francesco Maria Piave, who based it upon the poem, The Corsair, by Lord Byron. At the time Il Corsaro was being written by Piave, Verdi… Read More

Recently added and perfect for Baritone

Recently added to our International Phonetic Alphabet database, In braccio alle dovizie,  Monforte’s scene and aria from act three of the opera I vespri Siciliani.  Text by Eugène Scribe (1790-1861) and Charles Duveyrier (1803-1866) Set by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Download the IPA Text: Complete score: From I vespri siciliani (Italian pronunciation: [i ˈvɛːspri… Read More

Celebrating Verdi’s birthday

Giuseppe Fortunino Frencesco Verdi was born 10/9/1813. IPA Source offers 120 arias from 25 of the Verdi operas but did you know we also offer translations and IPA transcriptions of the complete Ricordi art song collection Compasizioni di Camera? Score:,_Giuseppe) IPA: Listen to the songs on Naxos (subscription necessary): View the entire… Read More