The beginning bass singer, with his range and tessitura at the bottom end of the scale of voices, has unique difficulties finding suitable vocal music in his range, which is often very frustrating for him and his teacher. Ord includes full text and music for selected songs on interpretation. In addition, annotated entries provide full access to suitable material in the repertoire. Annotations include composer, title, range, tessitura, tempo, meter, difficulty, source, publisher, and pertinent comments. Also includes indexes by composer, title, and publisher.