Misc. Notes, These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. – Urtext edition after the version. Purchase. Recordings. Gluck, Alceste “Divinites du Styx” Divinit6s du Styx, ministres de la mort, je n’ invoquerai point votre piti cnielle. J’enleve un tendre 6poux a son funeste sort, . Divinités du Styx. Language: French. Pages: 2. Price: $ Divinités du Styx. Add to Cart. Add to Wishlist · View sample in new window.

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Queen Alceste believes she is the victim Apollo has in mind, but declares she will surrender her life only for love. Le feste d’Apollo and Orfeo ed Euridice Revised versions.

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Evandro tells him that someone has apparently sacrificed himself for the king. The premiere took place on 26 December at the Burgtheater in Vienna. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Alceste joins them and asks Apollo for pity. This causes great consternation. A herald announces to the people of Thessaly that King Admeto is gravely ill and that there is little hope. For Millico, Gluck’s favourite singer and intimate friend, the composer had already transposed up the originally contralto role of Orfeo in the first Italian performance of Orfeo ed Euridiceat Parma in cf.: Operas ; Theatrical Works ; For voices, orchestra ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the orchestra ; For voices with orchestra ; Italian language ; French language ; For piano arr ; For 1 player ; Scores featuring the piano ; For orchestra arr ; For orchestra ; For strings arr ; For strings ; Scores featuring string ensemble ; For piano 4 hands arr ; Scores featuring the piano 4 hands ; For 2 players ; For viola, piano arr ; Scores featuring the viola ; For harp, violin arr ; Scores featuring the harp ; Scores featuring the violin.


Arranger Felix Weingartner — PDF scanned by University of T Alone, Alceste agonizes whether to give her life for that of her husband.

Maria Callas:Divinités Du Styx Lyrics

Editor Max Spicker This file is part of the Sibley Stjx Project. The decision of the gods is not revoked. Berlioz came to the conclusion that Gluck was under so much pressure that he let it happen. Alceste 8 May on operatoday. Both versions are in three acts. The work ends with a joyful chorus. This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Work Title Alceste Alt ernative.

Editor Pierre Gouin – Contact. Theatre of the Palais-Royal French version B. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Burgtheater Italian version A in Paris: In Don Giovanniwritten intwenty years after Alceste and the year Gluck died, Mozart used exactly the same chord progression styyx the Commendatore speaking to Don Giovanni in the garden scene that Gluck used for the line of the High Priest when saying that Alceste will die if no one takes her place.

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Pieces based on Alceste. Giovanni Tomaso de trattnern, She sang the role a total of eight times that season. Naxos Javascript not enabled. Christoph Willibald Gluck Operas.

The libretto in Italian was written by Ranieri de’ Calzabigi and based on the play Alcestis by Euripides. The desperate king hurries into the temple to plead with the gods.


Admetus’ friend Hercules arrives and promises to conquer death on his behalf, and travels to Hades. In a dense forest dedicated to the gods of the underworld, Ismene asks Alceste why she is leaving her husband and children.

Her final performance of the role, on 11 Februarymarks the last time to date that the opera has been performed at the Met. Gluck fought several efforts to make the new version of Alceste conform to French tastes, resisting pressure to end the opera with an extended ballet.

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King Admetus is dying, and his people are in fivinites. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Views Read Edit View history. Some of the changes were made upon the advice of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, one of Gluck’s greatest French admirers. Then the heavens open, Apollo descends and proclaims that the gods have given them their lives as a reward for their steadfast love.

Revised for presentation in Paris, Alceste became an essentially new work, the translation from Italian to French necessitating several changes in the musical declamation of text, with certain scenes significantly reorganized with new or altered music.

There were four more performances that season, two starring Lawrence and two starring Rose Bampton. Creative Commons Attribution 4. When Gluck published the score of Alceste inhe added a preface written by Calzabigi, which set out their ideals for operatic reform.