Resources for Wood Competition Vocalists

Applicants with limited to no prior vocal training are welcome (but not required) to select a song from the suggested list below:

  • “Per la gloria d’adorarvi” by Giovanni Bononcini
  • “Amarilli, mia bella” by Giulio Caccini
  • “Tu lo sai” by Giuseppe Torelli
  • “Pietà, Signore!” by Alessandro Stradella
  • “Già il sole dal gange” by Alessandro Scarlatti
  • “Se tu m’ami, se tu sospiri” by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
  • “O del mio dolce ardor” by Christoph Willabald Gluck
  • “Caro mio ben” by Giuseppe Giordani
  • “Sebben, crudele” by Antonio Caldara
  • “O del mio amato ben” by Stefano Donaudy

All accompaniment backing tracks can be found here:

All sheet music for the songs above can be found here:

24 Italian Songs and Arias of the 17th and 18th Centuries 

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