Category Archives: Air

Air, also spelled ayre, is a composition written for several voices, often without instrumental accompaniment; popular in the late 16th and early 17th centuries.

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Ratmir’s Aria (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Ratmir’s Aria (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime




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A LIFE FOR THE TSAR (IVAN SUSANIN). Susanin’s Aria (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

A LIFE FOR THE TSAR (IVAN SUSANIN). Susanin’s Aria (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
Ivan Susanin, a peasant from the village of Domnino – Bass
Antonida, his daughter – Soprano
Vanya, an orphan, Susanin’s adopted son – Contralto
Bogdan Sobinin, Antonida’s fiancé – Tenor
Sigismund, king of Poland – Bass
Polish Messenger – Tenor
Russian soldier – Bass




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A LIFE FOR THE TSAR (IVAN SUSANIN). Vanya’s Recitative and Aria with Chorus (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

A LIFE FOR THE TSAR (IVAN SUSANIN). Vanya’s Recitative and Aria with Chorus (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
Ivan Susanin, a peasant from the village of Domnino – Bass
Antonida, his daughter – Soprano
Vanya, an orphan, Susanin’s adopted son – Contralto
Bogdan Sobinin, Antonida’s fiancé – Tenor
Sigismund, king of Poland – Bass
Polish Messenger – Tenor
Russian soldier – Bass




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A LIFE FOR THE TSAR (IVAN SUSANIN). Chorus and Sobinin’s Aria (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

 A LIFE FOR THE TSAR (IVAN SUSANIN). Chorus and Sobinin’s Aria (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
Ivan Susanin, a peasant from the village of Domnino – Bass
Antonida, his daughter – Soprano
Vanya, an orphan, Susanin’s adopted son – Contralto
Bogdan Sobinin, Antonida’s fiancé – Tenor
Sigismund, king of Poland – Bass
Polish Messenger – Tenor
Russian soldier – Bass




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PRINCE IGOR. Khan Konchak’s Aria (Alexander Borodin)




Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (November 12, 1833 – February 27, 1887)

Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (November 12, 1833 – February 27, 1887)

PRINCE IGOR. Khan Konchak’s Aria (Alexander Borodin). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:

Igor Svyatoslavish, Prince of Seversk – Baritone
Yarsolavna, his second wife – Soprano
Vladimir Igorevich, son by his first wife – Tenor
Vladimir Yroslavich (Galitsky), Prince of Gatlich, brother of Princess Yaroslvna – High bass
Konchak, Polovtsian kahn – Bass
Gzak, Polovtsian kahn – Bass
Konchakovna, daughter of Kahn Konschak – Contralto
Olvur, a baptized Polovtsian – Tenor
Skula, gudok player – Bass
Yeroshka, gudok player – Tenor
Yaroslavna’s nurse – Soprano
Polovtsian Maiden – Soprano




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PRINCE IGOR’S ARIA (Alexander Borodin)




Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (November 12, 1833 – February 27, 1887)

Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (November 12, 1833 – February 27, 1887)

 PRINCE IGOR’S ARIA (Alexander Borodin). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:

Igor Svyatoslavish, Prince of Seversk – Baritone
Yarsolavna, his second wife – Soprano
Vladimir Igorevich, son by his first wife – Tenor
Vladimir Yroslavich (Galitsky), Prince of Gatlich, brother of Princess Yaroslvna – High bass
Konchak, Polovtsian kahn – Bass
Gzak, Polovtsian kahn – Bass
Konchakovna, daughter of Kahn Konschak – Contralto
Olvur, a baptized Polovtsian – Tenor
Skula, gudok player – Bass
Yeroshka, gudok player – Tenor
Yaroslavna’s nurse – Soprano
Polovtsian Maiden – Soprano




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ITALIAN ARIA (Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel)




Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (January 13, 1690 – November 27, 1749)

Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (January 13, 1690 – November 27, 1749)

 

ITALIAN ARIA (Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images




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ARIA (Bernardo Pasquini)




Bernardo Pasquini (December 7, 1637 – November 21, 1710)

Bernardo Pasquini (December 7, 1637 – November 21, 1710)

 

ARIA (Bernardo Pasquini). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images




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SONATA IN D MINOR (ARIA), K32 (Domenico Scarlatti)




Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti (October 26, 1685 – July 23, 1757)

Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti (October 26, 1685 – July 23, 1757)

 

SONATA IN D MINOR (ARIA), K32 (Domenico Scarlatti). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images




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