The Virtuoso Obbligato Aria Collection Sheet Music
Established 1984 and sold internationally, The Virtuoso Obbligato Aria Collection (**) contains performance ready editions of arias from oratorio, opera, and musical theater with cello obbligato, & piano, plus cello solos and ensembles.
(** Click the title hyperlink to open the web site, access sound and video files, and place an order)
Editors: Barbara Hedlund, Ronald Hedlund, Eric Dalheim, Daniel Steven Crafts, & Dr. Mark Zanter
Editors in concert at the Mills Breast Cancer Institute Weekly Music Series (2008-12): Cellist Barbara Hedlund, Bass-baritone Ronald Hedlund, & Pianist Eric Dalheim
Each performance ready edition from opera, oratorio, & musical theater contains:
• the original voice & cello obbligato solos with original or revised piano parts
• two piano/vocal scores
• timings • composer dates
• text & translations
• a cello part (bowed & fingered)
• Editions are printed on Finale - with a few early editions in clear manuscript *
Level of difficulty ++ indicates for middle and high school level, or advanced players. Aria editions are generally for advanced players unless noted.