Duets for Soprano and Mezzo: Some Suggestions from the Song Repertoire

August 26, 2009

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As a freelance pianist and accompanist I am always on the look-out for concert-fillers and interesting repertoire with which to fill out programmes. This posting is a companion-piece to my posting on operatic duets for Soprano and Mezzo. This list is work-in-progress and all input and suggestions will be greatly appreciated. I hope to update the list occasionally as my knowledge increases.

Purcell: Sound the trumpet /Two daughters of this aged stream /Let us wander

Purcell realised Britten: Sound the trumpet /Lost is my quiet for ever /What can we poor females do

Britten: Mother Comfort / Underneath the abject willow tree

Quilter: It was a lover and his lass / Summer Sunset (Perhaps more and Alto than a Mezzo)

Schumann – Liederalbum für die Jugend op.79

Mendelssohn: Wasserfahrt / Herbstlied /Volkslied op.65#3 /Abendlied (Heine) /Maiglöckchen und die Blümelein Op.63#6

Brahms – Duette op.20, op.61, op.66, op.75

Reger – op.111a

Berlioz: Le Trébuchet, op.13#3  /Pauvre, pauvre Colette /

Gounod: D’un coeur qui t’aime (Racine) /L’arithmétique /La Siesta /

Chausson: 2 songs op11

Saint-Saëns: Pastorale / El desdichado /

Delibes: Les trois oiseaux

Faure: Pleurs d’or op.72 /Tarentelle op.10#2

Massenet: Rêvons, c’est l’heure / Joie! /

Paladilhe: Au bord de l’eau

Rossini: La Pesca / La regata veneziana /Cat’s duet

Tchaikovsky: Duets op.46

Dvorak: (Moravian Duets) Op.31, Op.32, Op.43

Wennerberg, Gunnar: Marketenterskorna /Flickorna

Geijer, Erik: Dansen

One Response to “Duets for Soprano and Mezzo: Some Suggestions from the Song Repertoire”

  1. Hi Albert
    Have emailed you my In Terra Pax. Have a look whether it is useful to you. Regards
    Peter

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