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       Ain't She Sweet featuring Voice

1    Verse -(not the well-known tune)


2    Chorus - well known tune

       All I Ask of You - from Phantom of the Opera (Lloyd-Webber) featuring Voice

1    first theme, low pitched tune.


2    second theme, a soaring tune with brilliant descending ninths and sixths.

       All We Like Sheep, from the Messiah (Handel) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Aragonaise, from Carmen Suite (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Au Fond du Temple Saint from The Pearl Fishers (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    Au Fond du Temple Saint from The Pearl Fishers

       Ave Maria (based on Bach's Prelude in C) (Gounod) featuring Voice

1    Ave Maria (based on Bach's Prelude in C)

       Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman (Offenbach) featuring Voice

1    This tune, played first on the cello, is the most well-known theme from 'The Tales of Hoffman'.

       Bind the Raven Hair, from Mikado (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Main tune sung by the soprano, after a contemplative orchestral opening to Act II.

       Celeste Aida (Verdi) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Che Gelida manina (Puccini) featuring Voice

1    Che Gelida Manina from La Boheme

       Dance a Cachucha Fandango Bolero, from the Gondoliers. (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Danse Bohemienne, from Carmen Suite (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    A lively tune introduced by the flutes.

       Der Erlkonig - Lied (Schubert) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Entrance and March of the Peers, from Iolanthe (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Opening fanfare theme


2    Grandiose and fortissimo march tune as the peers come in.


3    The peers sing ' Loudly let the trumpet bray - Tan tan tara.


4    Bow, bow, ye lower middle classes.


5    We are the peers

       Fate Motif from Carmen (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    Fate Motif from Carmen

       Finale and Grand March from Aida (Verdi) featuring Voice

1    Fanfare theme (Grand March) on trumpets

       Flower Duet from Lakmé (Delibes) featuring Voice

1    This is the upper part of the duet for two sopranos


2    This is the lower part of the duet for two sopranos

       From the Sunny Spanish Shore, from the Gondoliers (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Quartet -Duke of Plaza Toro and family.

       Gypsy Baron Overture (Strauss-Johann2) featuring Voice

1    After a long intro, this theme emerges on the oboe


2    The violins take up this polka tune


3    The third theme goes into waltz time.


4    The fourth theme continues in waltz time.

       Habanera -L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Si Je t'Aime) - from Carmen (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    This dramatic descending chromatic passage on the violins, against a habanera rhythmic figure on the cellos, really expresses Carmen's fiery nature well.


2    This new tune now adopts the characteristic habanera rhythm from the cello part, but appears in a major key, at once sounding happier for a while.

       Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah (Handel) featuring Voice

1    Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah

       He's gone and married Yum Yum, and finale, from Mikado (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    For he's gone and married Yum-Yum.

       Home on the Range featuring Voice

1    Verse


2    Chorus

       Humming Chorus from Madame Butterfly (Puccini) featuring Voice

1    Orchestral backdrop to chorus


2    Chorus humming theme "A boca chiusa".

       I am the Captain of the Pinafore (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    I am the captain of the Pinafore, and a right good captain too.


2    Then give three cheers and one cheer more for the hardy captain of the Pinafore.

       I know a Youth, from Ruddigore (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       I know that my Redeemer Liveth from Messiah (Handel) featuring Voice

1    I know that my Redeemer Liveth from Messiah

       If you go in, you're sure to win, from Iolanthe (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    A very bouncy orchestral introduction


2    The main tune, a trio sung by three lords.

       Intermezzo, from Carmen Suite (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    Main theme

       It was a Lover and His Lass (Morley) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Je veux vivre dans ce rêve qui m'enivre, from Romeo and Juliet. (Gounod) featuring Voice

1    Main waltz tune introduced by the soprano after a brief orchestral introduction.

       La ci darem la Mano (Mozart) featuring Voice

1    Main theme

       La Donna è Mobile from Rigoletto (Verdi) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       La fleur que tu m'avais jetée, from Carmen (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    A beautiful tenor aria from Carmen

       Let the Bright Seraphim (Samson) (Handel) featuring Voice

1    Main theme

       Libiamo nei lieti calici, from La traviata (Verdi) featuring Voice

1    Libiamo nei lieti calici (La Traviata)

       Lippen Schweigen- Waltz - from The Merry Widow (Lehár) featuring Voice

1    Introduction - also the middle section of the song.


2    The well-loved tune (I love you!) which is the main theme.

       List and learn, from the Gondoliers (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Mikado Overture (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Opening tune, featuring exotic but empty-sounding open fifths, and lots of timpani


2    Second theme, using the pentatonic scale to mimic the mystery of Japan.


3    A theme quoting the song 'The Sun, whose rays'. This tune is followed by several others from the operetta.

       Mon Coeur s'ouvre a ta voix, from Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saens) featuring Voice

1    Introductory theme


2    The second and most beautiful theme of this aria

       My Love is like a red red Rose featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Nessun Dorma from Turandot (Puccini) featuring Voice

1    Nessun Dorma from Turandot


2    This is the best-known bit of this aria, made especially famous recently by Lucciano Pavarotti.

       Nocturne, from Carmen Suite (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    Main theme introduced by the horn, then taken up by a solo violin.

       None shall part us, from Iolanthe (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    main tune sung by Phyllis

       O for the Wings of a Dove from Motet - Hear My Prayer (Mendelssohn) featuring Voice

1    O for the Wings of a Dove from Motet - Hear My Prayer

       O Lovely Peace (Anthem for two voices) (Handel) featuring Voice

1    Soprano entrance of the main theme.

       O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       On Wings of Song (Mendelssohn) featuring Voice

1    On Wings of Song

       One Fine Day -(Un bel di ci vedremo) from Madame Butterfly (Puccini) featuring Voice

1    One Fine Day - from Madame Butterfly

       Over the Rainbow featuring Voice

1    Main theme

       Overture to HMS Pinafore (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Opening theme

       Overture to Iolanthe (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Sombre introductory passage


2    First main tune.

       Overture to the Gondoliers. (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Opening tune


2    First main theme

       Overture to the Pirates of Penzance. (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    First theme

       Panis Angelicus (Franck) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Plaisir d'Amour (Martini) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Poor wand'ring one (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Prelude to Act I - March., from Carmen Suite (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    A vigorous march tune played by the orchestral tutti.

       Rejoice Greatly, from the Messiah (Handel) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Sempre libera (from La Traviata) (Verdi) featuring Voice

1    First theme on 1st violins "Sempre libera"


2    Second theme on oboes "Croce e delizio"

       Sequidilla, "Pres des Ramparts de Seville" from Carmen Suite (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    Main tune as sung by Carmen

       Shepherds Awaken featuring Voice

1    Shepherds Awaken

       Song to the Moon from Rusalka (Dvořák) featuring Voice

1    Song to the Moon from Rusalka

       Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes, from the Gondoliers (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes

       The Battle's Roar is Over, from Ruddigore (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       The Flowers that bloom in the Spring (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    The Flowers that bloom in the Spring

       The Maids of Cadiz (Delibes) featuring Voice

1    Main theme

       The Music of the Night - from Phantom of the Opera (Voice) (Lloyd-Webber) featuring Voice

1    Main theme

       The Music of the Night -clarinet/piano (Lloyd-Webber) featuring Voice

1    Main theme

       The Wanderer (Das Wandern) (Schubert) featuring Voice

1    The Wanderer (Das Wandern)

       The Water is Wide featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Then one of us will be a Queen, from the Gondoliers (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Giannetta starts this amusing song.

       Though perhaps I may Incur your Blame, from Iolanthe (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    A quartet, with a solo entry by Lord Tolloller.

       Three Little Maids from School, from Mikado (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Three little maids from school are we, pert as a schoolgirl well can be


2    Three little maids who all unwary, come from a ladies' seminary

       Tit-Willow from The Mikado (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    Tit-Willow from The Mikado

       Toreador's Song "Votre Toast" (Sung version) from Carmen. (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    One of the most well-known tunes from Carmen.

       Toreador's Song from Carmen (3rd theme of prelude to Act I) "Votre Toast" (Bizet) featuring Voice

1    This extremely well known march tune is introduced on the trumpet.

       Una Furtiva Lagrima (Donizetti) featuring Voice

1    Main tune

       Unto Us is Born a Son featuring Voice

1    Unto Us is Born a Son

       Vilja - from The Merry Widow (Lehár) featuring Voice

1    Famous main tune - Vilja

       Vissi d'Arte, from Tosca (Puccini) featuring Voice

1    Soprano aria

       Wandering Minstrel I, from the Mikado (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    A Wandering Minstrel I, from the Mikado


2    Are You in Sentimental Mood - Mikado


3    But if Patriotic Sentiment is wanted - Mikado

       When I Fall in Love featuring Voice

1    When I Fall in Love

       Where the bee sucks, there suck I (Arne) featuring Voice

1    Where the bee sucks, there suck I

       Who is Sylvia (An Silvia) (Schubert) featuring Voice

1    Who is Silvia (An Silvia)

       With cat-like tread (Sullivan) featuring Voice

1    This tune is also used at the start of the overture.

       Worthy is the Lamb, from the Messiah (Handel) featuring Voice

1    Opening tune

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