Eleanor Steber was one of the greatest interpreters of Mozart ever to grace theopera stage. In this unique aria collection she has given intricate editings that convey her ideas about vocal style in Mozart. All of Miss Steber's editings are printed in gray, giving them clarity against the black of the music. A plot synopsis, character analysis, translation and musical coaching precedes each aria. Ample prefatory material discusses Mozartean performance practices. This volume is a must for any soprano.
Contents: Ach, ich fühl's from Die Zauberflöte · Batti, batti, o bel Masetto from Don Giovanni · Deh vieni, non tardar from Le Nozze di Figaro · Dove Sono I Bei Momenti · Non Mi Dir · Non so più cosa son from Le Nozze di Figaro · Porgi, amor from Le Nozze di Figaro · Voi, che sapete from Le Nozze di Figaro.