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The Boosey & Hawkes catalogue is unparalleled as one of the greatest treasures of contemporary American vocal literature. This major new series celebrates the best in American opera with favourites and lesser-known gems from Stravinsky’s Rakes Progress, John Adams' Nixon in China, Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti and other great operas by Dominic Argento, Ned Rorem and Carlisle Floyd. Suitable for professional and college-level singers, ideal for recitals and auditions, and an essential resource for the study of the American opera repertoire.


01 John Adams: "Mrs. Klinghoffer's Aria" from The Death of Klinghoffer
02 John Adams: "Consuelo's Dream" from I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
03 John Adams: "Leila's Song: Alone (Again or at Last)" from I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
04 John Adams: "La anunciación" from El Niño
05 Dominick Argento: "Tina's Aria" from The Aspern Papers
06 Dominick Argento: "Bellino's Aria" from Casanova's Homecoming
07 Dominick Argento: "Nazimova's Aria" from The Dream of Valentino
08 Dominick Argento: "Estella's Aria" from Miss Havisham's Fire
09 Dominick Argento: "A Foreign Singer in a Waiting Station" from Postcard from Morocco
10 Dominick Argento: "Rose's Air" from The Shoemakers' Holiday
11 Jack Beeson: "Mother Rainey's Aria" from The Sweet Bye and Bye
12 Leonard Bernstein: "A Simple Song" from Mass
13 Leonard Bernstein: "There is a garden" from Trouble in Tahiti
14 Leonard Bernstein: "What a movie!" from Trouble in Tahiti
15 Aaron Copland: "Ma's Song" from The Tender Land
16 Richard Cumming: "Shaun, do not go" from The Picnic
17 Ned Rorem: "The Norway Aria" from Bertha
18 Igor Stravinsky: "Baba's Aria and Monologue" from The Rake's Progress

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