This introduction to art song in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish is the perfect collection for teaching advanced high school students as well as college freshmen and sophomores. Beyond art song, there are two opera arias, an oratorio aria, and an operetta aria by Gilbert and Sullivan. Each volume has a different song list which includes 30 carefully chosen selections in appropriate keys for each voice type. Each song includes historical and composer information as well as a translation for the study of songs not in English. The CD contains pronunciation lessons for song texts along with piano accompaniments.