Trinity Singing Grade 8 – Group Ai

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📚 Songs included in the Trinity Repertoire books for this grade – (high voice or low voice)

Songs in a dramatic context

Opera, Operetta and Oratorio
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Soprano
J S Bach, Blute nur, du liebes Herz (Matthaus Passion BWV 244), Bm; e#’–g”, (Bärenreiter) BA 5038-90
J S Bach, Et exultavit (Magnificat in D, BWV 243), D; c#’–f#”, (Bärenreiter) BA 5103-90
J S Bach, Nur ein Wink (Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248), A; c#’–a”, (Bärenreiter) BA 5014-90

Barab, Sylphinia’s Aria (Only a Miracle) from American Arias for Soprano, C; f#’–g”, (Schirmer) GS81197

Barbieri, De que me sirve (Los diamantes de la corona) from Zarzuela!, E♭; f’-a♭”, (UME) UMV24369

Britten, Be Kind and Courteous (Midsummer Night’s Dream) from Opera Arias Soprano vol. 2,”e’–c”‘, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051922949
Britten, Embroidery aria (Peter Grimes) from Opera Arias Soprano vol. 1, b-b♭”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051922932

Handel, Ah! Spietato! (Amadigi) from 45 Arias from Operas & Oratorios vol. 1 (high voice), Em; e’–g”, (IMC) 1693
Handel, Care speme, questo core (Giulio Cesare), E♭; d’-g”, (Bärenreiter) BA 4078-90
Handel, Ch’io mai vi possa (Siroe) from 45 Arias from Operas & Oratorios vol. 1 (high voice), Em; e’–g”, (IMC) 1693
Handel, Credete al mio dolore (Alcina), Dm; a’–b”, (Bärenreiter) BA 4061-90
Handel, If God Be for Us (Messiah), Gm; e♭’-a♭”, (Novello) NOV070137 (hard back edition)
Handel, The Soft Complaining Flute (Ode on St. Cecilia’s Day) from Anthology of Sacred Song vol. 1 (Soprano), Bm; f#’–g”, (Schirmer) GS32578
Handel, Venere bella (Giulio Cesare), A; e’–a”, (Bärenreiter) BA 4078-90

Lehar, Vilia (The Merry Widow) from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2 (Soprano), G; g’–b”, (Hal Leonard book only, with audio access) HL00747066

Menotti, The Black Swan (The Medium) from American Arias for Soprano, Gm; d’–g”, (Schirmer) GS81197

Mozart, Bester Jüngling (Der Schauspieldirektor) from Arias for Soprano, E♭; e♭’-b♭”, (Schirmer) GS81097
Mozart, Un marito, donne care (La finta semplice) from Mozart Arias from Operas for Soprano and Piano vol. 1, G; d’–g”, (IMC) 1688

Smetana, Marenka’s Aria (The Bartered Bride) [in Czech or English] from Operatic Anthology vol. 1 (Soprano), A♭; c’-a♭”, (Schirmer) GS32583

Sullivan, Poor Wand’ring One (The Pirates of Penzance) from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook, A♭; e♭’-D♭”‘, (Dover) DP11040

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Mezzo-soprano, Alto and Countertenor
J S Bach, Bereite dich, Zion (Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248), Am; c’–e”, (Bärenreiter) BA 5014-90
J S Bach, Buß und Reu (Matthaus Passion BWV 244), F#m; b#–e”, (Bärenreiter) BA 5038-90
J S Bach, Esurientes implevit bonis (Magnificat in D, BWV 243), E; a–d”, (Bärenreiter) BA 5103-90
J S Bach, Et exultavit (Magnificat in D, BWV 243), D; c#’–f#”, (Bärenreiter) BA 5103-90
J S Bach, Qui sedes (Mass in B minor. BWV 232), Bm; c#’–e”, (Bärenreiter) BA 5935-90
J S Bach, Schließe, mein Herze (Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248), Bm; b–e”, (Bärenreiter) BA 5014-90

Barber, Must the winter come so soon? (Vanessa) from Arias for Mezzo-Soprano, Fm; e♭’–f”, (Schirmer) GS81098

Bizet, Habanera: L’amour est un oiseau from French Operatic Arias for Mezzo-Soprano, Dm; d’–f#”, (Peters) EP 7553

Handel, Cor ingrato (Rinaldo), Cm; c’–e♭”, (Bärenreiter) BA 4033-90
Handel, Heroes when with Glory Burning (Joshua) from Anthology of Sacred Song vol. 2 (Alto), F; c’–f”, (Schirmer) GS32579

Monteverdi, Addio, Roma (L’Incoronazione di Poppea; Act III Scene VI), Am; d’–g”, (Novello) NOV200184
Monteverdi, In un fiorito prato (Orfeo; Act II bars 240–285), Dm; c’–e”, (Novello) NOV070214

Ponchielli, Voce di donna (La Giocanda) from Arias for Mezzo-Soprano, E♭; a–g”, (Schirmer) GS81098

Tchaikovsky, Ah Tanya, Tanya (Eugene Onegin) from Russian Operatic Arias for Mezzo-Soprano, a–f”, (Peters) EP 7581

Thomas, Connais-tu le pays (Mignon) from French Operatic Arias for Mezzo-Soprano, D♭; c’–f”, (Peters) EP 7553

Vivaldi, Qui sedes (Gloria RV 589), Bm; c#’–d”, (Novello) NOV078441

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Tenor
J S Bach, Benedictus (Mass in B minor BWV 232), Bm; e–a’, (Bärenreiter) BA 5935-90
J S Bach, Seht, was die Liebe tut [with recit: Wenn die Mietlinge schlafen] Cantata no. 85: Ich bin ein guter Hirt BWV 85, E♭; d-b♭’, (Breitkopf) EB 7085

Donizetti, Una furtiva lagrima (L’Elisir d’Amore) from Operatic Anthology vol. III (Tenor), B♭m; f-a♭’, (Schirmer) GS32585

Handel, Call forth thy pow’rs [with recit: ‘Tis well my friends] (Judas Maccabæus), D; d–a’, (Novello) NOV072486
Handel, Love in her eyes sits playing [with recit: Lo, here my love] (Acis and Galatea), E♭; f-a♭’, (Novello) NOV070122
Handel, No unhallowed desire [with recit: Ambition If ever honour was thine aim] (Judas Maccabæus), B♭; f–g’, (Novello) NOV072486
Handel, Sound an alarm! (Judas Maccabæus) from vocal score or Sacred Tenor Arias or 45 Arias from Operas & Oratorios vol. 2 (high voice), D; d–a’, (Novello) NOV072486 or (Mayhew) 3611735 or (IMC) 1695
Handel, Thus when the sun (Samson), B♭; d–g’, (Novello, vocal score) NOV070144
Handel, Total eclipse (Samson) from 45 Arias from Operas & Oratorios vol. 3 (high voice), Em; e–g’, (IMC) 1697

Mendelssohn, Be thou faithful unto death (St Paul) from Anthology of Sacred Song vol. 3 (Tenor), C; e–g’, (Schirmer) GS32580
Mendelssohn, If with all your hearts (Elijah) from vocal score or Sacred Tenor Arias, E♭; f#–a’, (Novello) NOV070201 or (Mayhew) 3611735

Sullivan, Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes (The Gondoliers) from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook, G♭; gb-a♭’, (Dover) DP11040

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Baritone and Bass
J S Bach, Gebt mir meinem Jesum wieder (Matthaus Passion BWV 244), G; A–e’, (Bärenreiter) BA 5038-90
J S Bach, Mache dich [with recit: Am Abend] (Matthaus Passion BWV 244), Gm; G–e♭’, (Bärenreiter) BA 5038-90
J S Bach, Quia fecit from Magnificat in D, BWV 243 or Sacred Bass and Baritone Arias, A; G#–d#’, (Bärenreiter) BA 5103-90 or (Mayhew) 3611740

Beethoven, Hat man nicht auch Gold bei neben (Fidelio) from Arien Album Baritone/Bass, B♭; b♭-d”, (Peters) EP 737

Britten, Tickling a Trout (Albert Herring) from Operatic Arias for Baritone, C#; a#–g#”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051933297

Handel, Arm, Arm ye Brave [with recit: I feel the Deity] (Judas Maccabæus), C; b–e’, (Novello) NOV072486
Handel, Go My Faithful Soldier (Theodora), D; a–e’, (Novello) NOV070459
Handel, Honour and Arms (Samson) from 45 Arias from Operas & Oratorios vol. 3 (low voice) or Sacred Bass and Baritone Arias, B♭; G–e♭’, (IMC) 1698 or (Mayhew) 3611740
Handel, O ruddier than the cherry [with recit: I rage, I melt] (Acis and Galatea) from 45 Arias from Operas & Oratorios vol. 1 (low voice), Gm; F–f’, (IMC) 1694

Mendelssohn, Lord God of Abraham (Elijah), E♭; B♭–e♭’, (Novello) NOV 070201

Mozart, Non più andrai (Le nozze de Figaro) from Operatic Anthology vol. V (Bass), C; c–e’, (Schirmer) GS32587

Sullivan, A more humane Mikado (The Mikado) from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook, A; A–d’, (Dover) DP11040
Sullivan, My name is John Wellington Wells (The Sorcerer) from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook, E♭; B♭–f, (Dover) DP11040
Thomas, De son coeur j’ai calmé la fièvre (Mignon) from Operatic Anthology vol. V (Bass), D; b–d”, (Schirmer) GS32587

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