Watch movie and read libretto and translation of La donna e mobile, an aria for tenor from the Italian opera Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi. English Libretto or Translation: DUKE Women are as fickle as feathers in the wind, simple in speech. Verdi’s opera Rigoletto: containing the Italian text, with an English translation Libretto Text by F. M. Piave based on V. Hugo’s Le roi s’amuse. Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. The Italian libretto was written by . These include Jonathan Miller’s production for the English National Opera, which is set amongst the Mafia in New York City’s Little Italy during the.

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Le roi s’amuse by Victor Hugo.

Sparafucile wanders off, after repeating his own name a few times. DUKE Easy to say; but how? I wait for my man at night; one thrust and he dies. In the new version, the Duke would preside over Mantua and belong to the Gonzaga family. The Duke and Borsa emerge from a door at the far end. A tempest above, a murder below! Rushing into the courtyard, he drags out the terrified Giovanna and stares at her, stupefied; speechless, he tears his hair.

La scala, quindi, ecc. Ah, my only joy on earth Bewildered, Rigoletto opens the sack and, to his despair, discovers his dying daughter.

Monterone is led across the room on the way to prison and pauses in front of the portrait of the Duke to regret that his curse on the libertine has had no effect. Il Duca rigolett Borsa vengono da una porta del fondo. She is with the Duke! Feminine charm is a gift bestowed by fate to brighten our lives. Great God, what will happen?


Un di se ben rammentomi. Ah, my terror was unfounded!

Oh, my dove, you must not leave me! A quel segnale una ridente giovane, in costume di zingara, scende a salti la scala. Meanwhile, Sparafucile, having slipped out into the road, speaks softly to Rigoletto: In its great variety of tone and texture, its use of instrumental resources the orchestra in the pit, an offstage band, and a chamber ensemble of strings on the stageits dramatic pacing and the way the music is continuous rather than consisting of one “number” after another, this concise opening scene is unprecedented in Italian opera.

La donna e mobile

The hour of your punishment hastens on, that hour which will be your last. The end of a dead-end street. DUCA Con un detto sol tu puoi le mie pene consolar. Corre verso la porta di mezzo, ma i cortigiani gli attraversano il passaggio. To be permitted nothing but to laugh! She’s in there… I want her… Lkbretto her back. DUKE You always take a joke too far. The courtiers take their revenge on Rigoletto by abducting Gilda and taking her to the Duke, assisted by a blindfold Rigoletto, who thinks he is helping the abduction of Countess Ceprano.

Doing a production of “Quartet” and neede libretti for cast on stage. The House of Gonzaga had long been extinct by the midth century, and the Dukedom of Mantua no longer existed. We are shielded from all harm by my mother’s blessed prayers. Rigoletto enters, humming to himself and trying to disguise his englisg. My daughter, good night! Now look upon me, O world!


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Here are ten,and the rest when the work is finished. How his mood has changed! Am I permitted to know it? A room in the ducal linretto.

Rigoletto libretto (Italian/English) – opera by Giuseppe Verdi

I can throw him in the river without help. Rigoletto and Gilda arrive outside. If you rely on her you will regret it, and if you trust her you are undone! DUKE to himself Heavens! The Duke gives her his arm and leads her out. Rigoletto attempts to run into the room in which Gilda is being held, but the courtiers block his way. Duke of Mantua Voice s: Meanwhile, Sparafucile, having slipped out into the road, speaks softly to Rigoletto. Is the gate to the street always kept locked?

Per le vie danza Quick, so that no one sees you. There’s nothing you won’t do for money, but my daughter is beyond any price.

If you rely on her you will regret it, and if you trust her you are undone! DUCA The fires of passion already flare, etc. Tell me your name, tell me what sorrow so afflicts you. To be permitted nothing but to laugh! Lords, forgive me … Give me my daughter back, to me my daughter is everything.