A Survey of Bass-Baritone Roles

 

A list of roles selected for bass-baritone. This is only a musicology exercise, as I’m now a Baritone. 

  1. titles of operas link to synopses of operas
  2. titles of arias link to the score of the aria
  3. “imslp” links to the International Music Score Library Project
  4. “l” links to libretti and “s” to full vocal scores online
  5. “pdf” links to the full score in pdf format
  6. gallery of illustrations from this repertoire
  7. concert tools I use to order arias as a recital list
  8. select arias for a concert
COMP. OPERA ROLE SOLO ARIA imslp l s pdf
Barber Antony and Cleopatra Enobarbus Roman General friend of Antony When She First Met Mark Antony
Barber Vanessa Doctor You rascal you!
Bartok Barbe Bleue Barbe Bleue Duke Bluebeard imslp l pdf
Bellini La Sonnambula Rodolfo Count Rodolfo Vi ravviso imslp l s pdf
Bellini I Capuleti e i Montecchi Lorenzo Doctor and counselor to the Capuleti imslp
Beethoven Fidelio Don Pizarro Prison governor Ha! welch’ein Augenblick! imslp l s pdf
Berg Wozzeck Doktor Doktor l
Berg Wozzeck Wozzeck l
Bizet Carmen Escamillo Toreador Votre toast imslp l s pdf
Bizet Carmen Morales Corporal of Dragoons Sur la place imslp l s pdf
Bizet Carmen Zuniga Lieutenant of Dragoons imslp l s pdf
Britten The Beggar’s Opera Peachum Fence and thief-catcher
Britten Billy Budd Radcliffe Lieutenant
Britten Midsummer’s Night Dream Bottom Weaver When my cue comes, call me pdf
Britten Midsummer’s Night Dream Quince Carpenter pdf
Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande Golaud imslp l s pdf
Delibes Lakmé Nilakantha Brahmin Priest Soyez trois fois bénis imslp l s pdf
Donizetti Don Pasquale Don Pasquale Elderly Bachelor Ah un foco insolito imslp l s
Donizetti L’Elisir d’amore Dulcamara Itinerant Quack Doctor Udite O rustici imslp l s pdf
Donizetti Il campanello Don Pistacchio Apothecary
Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor Raimondo Chaplain Cedi, Cedi; Dalle stanze ove Lucia imslp pdf
Donizetti La fille du régiment Sulpice Sergeant    
Donizetti La fille du régiment Caporal
Fauré Pénélope Eurymaque Chief Suitor of Pénélope imslp
Fauré Pénélope Eumée Shepherd imslp
Gounod Faust Mephistophélès The Devil Vous qui faites l’endormie imslp
Gounod Romeo et Juliette Frère Laurent A priest Prenez donc de ce breuvage imslp l s
Grétry Zémire et Azor Sander Merchant l
Haendel Apollo & Dafne Apollo Sun God Pende il ben dell’universo; Sprezza l’arco e getta l’armi; Come rosa in su la spina; Mie piante correte; Cara pianta
Haendel Acis and Galatea Polypheme Giant O Ruddier than the cherryCease to beauty to be suing!
imslp l s pdf
Haendel Alcina Melisso Tutor of Ruggiero Pensa a chi geme imslp l s
Haendel Giulio Cesare in Egitto Achille Egyptian General Tu sei il cor imslp l s pdf
Haendel Orlando Zoroastro Magician Sorge infausta imslp l s pdf
Janacek Katia Kabanova Kuligin imslp
Janacek From the House of the Dead ka/Kerchar/Maly Vezen/Placmajor ka/Kerchar/Maly Vezen/Placmajor
Lalo Le Roi d’Ys Saint-Corentin Statue Malheur sur vous imslp l s pdf
Lehar Die Lustige Witwe Cascada Officer imslp l s pdf
Lehar Die Lustige Witwe Nisch/Negus Embassy Secretary I was born by cruel fate imslp l s pdf
Leoncavallo Pagliacci Coro (Bass) “Greek Chorus”
Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana Alfio Village teamster Il cavallo scalpita imslp pdf
Massenet Cendrillon Pandolfe Father of Cendrillon Du côté de la barbe l pdf
Massenet Don Quichotte Don Quichotte imslp l s pdf
Massenet Manon Conte des Grieux Father of the Chevalier imslp l s
Massenet Manon Aubergiste Aubergiste imslp l s
Menotti The Consul Mr. Kofner
Meyerbeer Les Huguenots Marcel Huguenot soldier Pour les couvents c’est fini (Piff Paff)
Monteverdi L’Orfeo Caronte Guardian of the Hades O tu ch’innanzi morte a queste rive imslp l s pdf
Monteverdi L’incoronazzione di Poppea Seneca Former Tutor of Nerone Amici, amici imslp l s pdf
Mozart Cosi fan tutte Don Alfonso Philosopher Vorrei dir e cor non ho imslp l s pdf
Mozart Don Giovanni Leporello Valet Madamina imslp l s pdf
Mozart Die Zauberflöte Papageno Bird Catcher Ein Mädchen oder WeibchenDer Vogelfänger bin ich JaPapagena, Liebchen, Taubchen imslp l s pdf
Mozart Die Zauberflöte Sarastro High Priest O Isis und OsirisIn Diesen Heilgen Halle imslp l s pdf
Mozart Die Zauberflöte Speaker / First Priest / 2nd Man in Arms Speaker imslp l s pdf
 
Mozart Le nozze di Figaro Antonio Gardener imslp l s pdf
Mozart Le nozze di Figaro Figaro Valet Se vuol ballareNon piu andraiAprite un po quegli occhi imslp l s pdf
Offenbach Contes d’Hoffmann Coppelius Inventor J’ai des yeux imslp l s pdf
Offenbach Contes d’Hoffmann Dapertutto Captain Scintille, diamant imslp l s pdf
Offenbach Contes d’Hoffmann Lindorf Councillor Dans les rôles d’amoureux langoureux imslp l s pdf
Offenbach Contes d’Hoffmann Miracle Doctor imslp l s pdf
Poulenc Dialogues des Carmélites 2ème Commissaire / Premier officier Commissaire pdf
Poulenc Dialogues des Carmélites Geolier Geolier Le tribunal révolutionnaire pdf
Puccini La bohème Colline Philosopher Vecchia zimarra imslp l s pdf
Puccini La bohème Benoît Landlord imslp l s pdf
Puccini La bohème Alcindoro Rich Man
Puccini La fanciulla del West Jack Rance Sheriff Minnie, dalla mia casa imslp l s pdf
Puccini Gianni Schicchi Dottore Doctor imslp l pdf
Puccini Gianni Schicchi Notaio Notary imslp l pdf
Puccini Il Tabarro Michele Barge-owner Perchè non m’ami più? imslp l pdf
Puccini Madama Butterfly Yakuside imslp l s pdf
Puccini Madama Butterfly Imperial Commissioner
Puccini Manon Lescaut Lescaut Sergeant Sei splendida e lucante imslp l pdf
Puccini Tosca Sagrestano Priest imslp l s pdf
Puccini Tosca Angelotti
Puccini Turandot Timur King of Tartary   imslp pdf
Rameau Hippolyte et Aricie Jupiter Diane, j’étais prêt à défendre tes droits imslp l s pdf
Ravel L’Enfant et les sortilèges Un arbre Tree Ma blessure
Ravel L’Heure espagnole Don Inigo Gomez Banker
Rossini La Cenerentola Don Magnifico Step-father of Cenerentola Miei rampolli feminnini imslp l s pdf
Rossini Italiana in Algeri Mustafa Bey of Algiers Già d’insolito ardore imslp l
Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia Bartolo Doctor A un dottor della mia sorte imslp l s pdf
Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia Fiorello Servant imslp l s pdf
Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia Don Basilio Music Teacher La calunnia imslp l s pdf
Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila Abimélech Governor of Gaza Qui donc élève ici la voix imslp l pdf
Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila Old Hebrew Old Hebrew imslp l pdf
Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos Perückenmacher Perückenmacher imslp l
Strauss Die Frau Ohne Schatten Barak Dyer imslp pdf
Strauss Salome Nazarener / Soldat / Un Juif Nazarener imslp l pdf
 
Strauss Jr Die Fledermaus Frank Prison Director imslp l pdf
Stravinsky The Rake’s Progress Nick Shadow Devilish Manservant Fair lady, gracious gentlemen; In youth the panting slave; I burn, I freeze! pdf
Verdi Un ballo in Maschera Samuel Samuel imslp l pdf
Verdi Un ballo in Maschera Silvano Silvano imslp l pdf
Verdi Don Carlos Philip II King of Spain Ella giammai m’amo  
Verdi Nabucco Zaccaria O chi piange
Verdi Simon Boccanegra Fiesco A Genoese nobleman Il lacerato spirito
Verdi Falstaff Pistola Follower of Fasltaff imslp l s pdf
Verdi Macbeth Banco General Come dal ciel precipita imslp l s pdf
Verdi Macbeth Medico Doctor imslp l s pdf
Verdi Ernani Don Ruy Gomez de Silva Infelice!..e tu credevi  
Verdi Ernani Jago Equerry  
Verdi Rigoletto Count Ceprano Noble imslp l s pdf
Verdi Rigoletto Sparafucile Assassin imslp l s pdf
Verdi La Traviata Barone Douphol imslp l s pdf
Verdi Il Trovatore Ferrando Officer Abbietta zingara imslp l pdf
Vivaldi Il Farnace Farnace King of Pontus Gelido in ogni vena
Wagner Der Fliegende Holländer Daland Norwegian sea captain Mögst du, mein Kind
Wagner Der Fliegende Holländer Der Holländer Die Frist ist um
Wagner Die Walküre Wotan Ruler of the Gods Leb wohl du kühnes, herrliches kind
Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Beckmesser Town Clerk, Meistersinger Den Tag seh ich erscheinen; Freund Sachs, ihr seid ein guten poet imslp l s pdf
Wagner Götterdämmerung Gunther Lord of the Gibichung Brünnhild’ die hehrste frau imslp l s pdf
Wagner Parsifal Amfortas Ruler of the Grail Kingdom Nein! Lasst ihn unenthüllt; Mein Vater imslp l s pdf
Wagner Parsifal Klingsor Evil magician Die Zeit ist da; Furchtbare not; Seine Wunde imslp l s pdf
Wagner Das Rheingold Wotan Ruler of the Gods Abendlich strahlt der Sonne Auge imslp l s pdf
Wagner Das Rheingold Alberich Master of the dwarves Hieher, DorthinBin ich nun frei imslp l s pdf
Weber Euryanthe Lysiart Count of Forest Wo berg’ ich mich imslp l s pdf
Weber Der Freischütz Caspar An assistant forester Schweig! damit dich Niemand warnt imslp l s pdf



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