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As opposed to musicians, who use an instrument to create their sounds, singers must first and foremost forge their own instrument  from within their own body.

Singers do not dispose of bows, reeds or hammers: they must simply imagine the sound of their voice without being able to touch it, or without even  the confidence it will be of similar quality the following day, as an instrument might.

Even singers who are sure of their vocal quality can suddenly find their voices made vulnerable within a few seconds, for a thousand different reasons: yet we demand that they perform without fail at every concert or opera production.

Singers must re-create their instrument again and again each time, and must sustain its quality despite all the feelings and thoughts that might colour the voice.
Composer Opera Role
W. Gluck Orphée et Euridice Orphée
H. Purcell Dido and Aeneas Dido
W. A. Mozart Betulia Liberata Giuditta, Carmi
V. Bellini Norma Adalgisa
G. Rossini L’Italiana in Algeri Isabella
G. Rossini Cenerentola Cenerentola
G. Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia Rosina
G. Donizetti Lucrezia Borgia Orsini
G. Verdi Il Trovatore Azucena
J. Massenet Werther Charlotte
H. Berlioz La Damnation de Faust Marguerite
G. Bizet Carmen Carmen
C. Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila Dalila
P. Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana Santuzza
F. Cilea Adriana Lecouvreur P.ssa de Bouillon
N. Rimski-Korsakov The Tzar’s bride Liubasha
P. I. Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin Olga
R. Wagner Die Walküre Sieglinde

Composer Role
A. Vivaldi Gloria, Magnificat, Juditha Triumphans, Stabat Mater
  Nisi Dominus, Beatus Vir, Salve Regina, Mottettos
J. S. Bach Magnificat,Johannes Passion
  Matthäus Passion, Cantatas
G.F. Haendel Messiah, Cantata Lucrezia
J. Haynd Paukenmesse
G.B. Pergolesi Stabat Mater, Salve Regina
W. A. Mozart Requiem, Krönung Messe, Vespri solenni d’un confessore
G. Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle, Stabat Mater
G. Verdi Requiem
A. Dvorac Stabat Mater
S. Prokofiev Alexander Newski

R. Wagner Wesendonk Lieder
G. Mahler Ruckert Lieder, Lieder
R. Strauss Lieder
A. Berg Sieben Frühe Lieder
E. Chausson Poèmes de l’Amour et de la Mer
H. Berlioz Les Nuits d’été,  La Captive
O. Respighi La Sensitiva, Il Tramonto
G. Martucci La Canzone dei ricordi
M. De. Falla El Amor Brujo

J. Brahms Lieder Op. 91

W.A. Mozart Melodie
G. Rossini Melodie
V. Bellini Melodie
G. Donizetti Melodie
G. Verdi

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G. Puccini Melodie
P. Tosti Melodie
I. Pizzetti Melodie
F. Ghedini Melodie
G. Martucci Melodie
F. Malipiero Melodie
O. Respighi Melodie
W.A. Mozart Lieder
F. Schubert Lieder
R. Schumann Lieder, "Frauen Lieben und Leben"
J. Brahms Lieder, "Zigeuner Lieder"
H. Wolf Lieder
G. Mahler Lieder
R. Strauss Lieder
A. Berg Lieder
H. Berlioz Melodie
C. Gounod Melodie
C. Saint-Saëns Melodie
G. Fauré Melodie
H. Duparc Melodie
E. Chausson Melodie
C. Debussy Melodie
M. Ravel Melodie
R. Hahn Melodie
F. Poulenc Melodie
F. Chopin Songs
M.I. Glinka Songs
P.I. Tchaikovsky Songs
M. Mussorsky Songs, "Without sun"
S. Rachmaninov Songs
P. Vladigherov Songs
D. Christov Songs
Zlatev Cherkin Songs
M. Goleminov Songs
D. Nenov Songs
Kyurkchiyski Songs
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