What are some good Contralto songs.?

So i need a song for my voice recital that's coming up and i need a song in that range. Please include the song title and the singer. They can be male or female it doesn't matter. Thanks

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Here's a few:

    Lullaby from the opera "The Consul" by Gian Carlo Menotti (English)

    Voce di donna from the opera "La Giocando" by Amilcare Ponchielli (Italian)

    Podrugi Milie from the opera "Queen of Spades" by Tchaikovsky (Russian)

    Alone and Yet Alive from the opera "The Mikado" by Gilbert & Sullivan (English)

    Stride la Vampa from the opera "Il Trovatore" by Verdi (Italian)

    Thy Hand Belinda from the opera "Dido and Aeneas" by Purcell (English)

    Va! Laisse couler mes larmes from the opera "Werther" by Massonet (French)

    Scherza Infida from the opera "Ariodante" by Handel (Italian)

    Parto, Parto from the opera "La Clemenza di Tito" by Mozart (Italian)

    Gelido in ogni vena from the opera "Il Farnace" by Vivaldi (Italian)

    Qui Sedes ad dextram Patris from the Vivaldi Gloria (Latin)

    Qui Sedes ad dextram Patris from Bach mass in B minor (Latin)

    Wie alles war (weiche, Wotan, weiche) from the opera "Das Rheingold" by Wagner (German)

    Merknyet Svyet Dnevnoy (Konchakavna's Cantiva) from the opera "Prince Igor" by Borodin (Russian)

    Some of these can be considered "mezzo" arias as well.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fach

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contralto

    You can also check out the "Aria Database" - it doesn't have everything but you can do some amazing research.

    http://www.aria-database.com/cgi-bin/aria-search.p...

    :)

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  • 1 decade ago

    India Irie's 'Ready for love' or songs by Toni Braxton ,Sade & Melissa Etheridge.

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