This month we’ve again expanded the SmartMusic repertoire library with new solos, large ensemble titles, and two methods for pre-band instruments. Please note that the following additions are in new SmartMusic only.
We’ve added 78 new solo titles to SmartMusic this month. This includes instrumental pieces from Program Solos (Theodore Presser Company) and vocal pieces from The First Book of Tenor Solos and The First Book of Baritone/Bass Solos (G. Schirmer, Inc.). View all music added this month.
New Large Ensemble Titles and Pre-BandMethods
We’ve also added 34 large and small ensemble titles for band and orchestra, plus two method books, Nuvo WindStars Book 1 and Book 2. These books are created for use with pre-band instruments – and Nuvo instruments in particular.
Stay tuned as we plan to talk more about pre-band instruments in an upcoming blog post. View all music added this month.
Twenty-Four Italian Songs and Arias
Our featured content this month is Twenty-Four Italian Songs and Arias (G. Schirmer, Inc.). This recently-added collection of vocal solos is a classic and one of the bedrock pedagogical foundations for young singers. These Italian solos, from the 17th and 18th centuries, are widely taught in schools and studios around the world. They are frequently used for solo and ensemble festivals, district and state choir auditions, and college scholarship or placement entry.
|Alma Del Core||Amarilli, Mia Bella||Caro Mio Ben|
|Che Fiero Costume||Comme Raggio Di Sol||Danza, Danza, Fanciulla Gentile|
|Gia Il Sole Dal Gange||Il Mio Bel Foco||Lasciatemi Morire|
|Le Violette||Nel Cor Piu Non Sento||Nina|
|Non Posso Disperar||O Cessate Di Piagarmi||O Del Mio Dolce Ardor|
|Per La Gloria D’Adorarvi||Pieta, Signore||Pur Dicesti, O Bocca Bella|
|Se Florindo E Fedele||Se Tu M’ami||Sebben, Crudele|
|Tu Lo Sai||Vergin, Tutto Amor||Vittoria, Mio Core|
Educators can assign these solos to students for additional practice or as assignments to be assessed. Every solo displays both notation and lyrics on-screen and is fully assessable. If you teach these solos to your entire choir, you’ll welcome having the notation available on the screen.
This collection is now available for the first time ever in SmartMusic and is only found in new SmartMusic.