Italian Arias of the Baroque and Classical Eras
An Authoritative Edition Based on Authentic Sources
Ed. John Glenn Paton
Book & CD
A sampling of the world's greatest Baroque and Classical arias. In addition to offering fascinating background information about the arias and their composers, the editor has corrected a multitude of errors which have accumulated over time, and has replaced Romantic-era misinterpretations with accompaniments that are faithful to historical styles. Includes word-by-word transcriptions into the International Phonetic Alphabet.