Ah perdona al primo affetto
Vocal duet

Ah perdona is a charming love duet for soprano and mezzo-soprano by Mozart, from the opera "La clemenza de Tito."

The mezzo-soprano part is a "trouser role;" that is, the woman singing the role is supposed to be a man!


Download the 7-page piano/vocal score here for only $5.00, which includes 5 different keys, and MY PERMISSION TO PRINT UNLIMITED COPIES, for your students and accompanists. 

Here is what the score looks like (this is the standard score), just 4 of the 7 pages:

Mozart vocal sheet music Ah perdona


Vocal duet sheet music Ah perdona


La clemenza de Tito sheet music


Ah perdona vocal duet by Mozart


Buy Ah perdona in 5 keys: A, Ab, Eb, F & G



Buy Now

So why should you buy "Ah perdona al primo affetto" from me, aside from the fact that music stores charge more for just one copy (not counting postage or sales tax!), while I am only charging $5.00 for the right to make UNLIMITED COPIES? (For your students & accompanists only, please.)

It is available immediately as a digital download onto your computer.

You don't have to download any new software into your computer in order to download this PDF. I don't know about you, but I hate clogging up my computer with yet another program I didn't know I needed. You just need a version of Adobe Acrobat or another PDF reader, which all computers come with. If you DON'T have Adobe Acrobat or a similar program, then you couldn't download any of my other PDFs either.

The notes and lyrics are a little bigger than the copies currently available in music stores, making reading easier!

* Speaking of reading the music, you can print this music on any kind of paper you want, and thus avoid the glare of shiny pages (so irritating for accompanists!).

*Write and make notes all over these copies, in red and other colors, without feeling you are spoiling your music for posterity. I dislike messing up my music books, but learning the piece is always the first priority. These printouts will make great working copies.

Do you need a letter of permission in order to use this music at a competition? Write me through the Contact Me form, and I will email you a personal letter.

I give you permission to make unlimited copies LEGALLY. Do I speak tongue-in-cheek? Not at all -- as music teachers, as music students, you know there are times when you need music RIGHT NOW and your only recourse is to make a copy of copyrighted music...or do without. Music teachers teach by example. What are your students learning from you about the value of the work of composers, arrangers, and publishers? Of the value of musicians in general?

*Paypal, the payment system I use, is a secure and recognized payment system. You can pay by credit or debit card, or your bank account. E-Junkie delivers the PDF document, working as a partner with PayPal...your purchase is guaranteed.

Tip for Printing

Once you've got the PDF file for "Ah perdona" sheet music, feed just one page at a time, unless you know you have high-quality paper which won't grab extra sheets when being pulled through the feeder.

Here is a lovely and moving performance by 2 singers in Roman garb, with a nice English translation on the screen:

The duet is sung by Martine Mahé (ANNIO) and Elizbieta Szmytka (SERVILIA) with The London Philharmonic conducted by Andrew Davis at The Glyndebourne Festival Opera:


Buy Ah perdona in 5 keys: A, Ab, Eb, F & G



Buy Now










The Adventures of Tonsta, Volume 1, is a book about a young boy travelling over mountains and fjords from village to village, encountering trolls and helping folk in distress.

The Adventures of Tonsta

A perfect read aloud storybook
for little boys or girls. 

The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young boy with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.  

With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.

Lots of trolls in this book - including one who gives him a Christmas gift!

Available at Amazon





Recent Articles

  1. Viva la Musica Song - a Round in Three Parts

    Viva la musica is a very old round for singing. Find it here for treble and bass voices and for guitar.

    Read More

  2. Ode to Joy Free Kids' Sheet Music for Piano, Beginner to Advanced

    Ode to Joy, now with advanced "BIG"-sounding arrangements, piano duets, and multiple beginner and late beginner arrangements.

    Read More

  3. Zum Gali Gali Lyrics and Sheet Music

    Zum Gali Gali lyrics and easy sheet music for piano, voice, guitar, and lead instruments.

    Read More

  4. Classical Guitar Sheet Music "Allegro" by Giuliani

    Classical guitar sheet music from "Le Papillon" (The Butterfly) by Giuliani, now with guitar tablature - this classical piece is very EASY!

    Read More

  5. Happy Birthday Free Sheet Music for Guitar, Piano, & Lead Instruments

    Happy Birthday, now with GUITAR TABS! Several arrangements for piano solo & duet, some with a few lettered notes to help! Multiple keys.

    Read More

  6. Spanish Study Free Guitar Tabs for Beginning Classical Guitar

    Spanish Study, with a new version showing all 3 pages of tablature. This is a simplified guitar version of the famous piece "Asturias."

    Read More

  7. Star-Spangled Banner Free Sheet Music & Lyrics for All Instruments

    Star-Spangled Banner free sheet music. Now with a singer's "find-your-pitch" exercise! America's national anthem in 7 keys, & lyrics for 1 or all 4 verses.

    Read More

  8. Tarantelle, the Spider Dance, for Beginning Piano

    Tarantelle, now with a shortened melody, and in Dm position! The Spider Dance is a vigorous and fun melody for beginning piano students.

    Read More











Sign up for "Take Note!" to see what's new every month.





Search Music-for-Music-Teachers:



Comments

Have your say... Leave me a comment in the box below.