Four weeks after the closure of Fall’s Operette, Die lustige Witwe . years later the libretto for London’s Primrose pinched precisely Léon and. 2. Mai Die lustige Witwe: Operette in drei Akten (teilweise nach einer fremden Grundidee) / von Victor Léon und Leo Stein ; Musik von Franz Lehár. Libretto: Die Lustige Witwe Libretto The Merry Widow (German: Die lustige Witwe) is an operetta by the Austro-Hungarian composer Franz Lehár.
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Danilo refuses, but offers to eliminate any non-Pontevedrin suitors as a compromise. The Beatles, British musical quartet and a global cynosure for the hopes and dreams of a generation that…. The Merry Widow German: That evening, Camille and Valencienne meet in the garden, where Valencienne insists that they must part.
The young Pontevedrian widow, Hanna Glawari, has it in her power to bankrupt the nation. Camille de Rosillon Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Betsy Schwarm Linda Cantoni.
However, they lose the incriminating fan, which is found lhstige embassy counsellor Kromow. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.
Zeta finds the brokenhearted Danilo, and as they argue, Hanna enters.
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Contents 1 Performances 1. Baron Zeta swears to divorce his wife and marry the widow himself, but Hanna tells him that she loses her fortune if she remarries.
In desperation the envoy, Baron Zeta, attempts to persuade his countryman Count Danilo to marry Hanna before it is too late. In New York, where revivals had passed inandmusical film-stars Marta Libgetto and Jan Kiepura played the piece in before going on to repeat their performances around the world.
Productions also swiftly followed in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Milan, Moscow and Madrid, among other places. But librettto star of the show for me was Ute Gfrerer, she sings beautifully, is a vibrant presence and even manages some delightful dancing in the Can Can in Act 2.
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Hanna reveals to him the secret of the summerhouse, and at last they confess their mutual love. Valencienne assures Baron Lhstige of her fidelity by pointing out her reply to Camille’s declaration of love witwr on the fan: His pride assuaged, he now proposes, only to find — as all ends happily — that the money goes to the new husband. Baron Mirko Zeta, Pontevedrian ambassador bass.
Much to Danilo’s delight, Hanna replies truthfully that she was never engaged to Camille but was protecting the reputation of a married woman. For other uses, see The Merry Widow disambiguation. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.
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Arranger Martin Greenwald fl. Edit Cast Credited cast: The English Widow proved as popular as her Continental counterpart, running solidly for two years and two months, a total of performances, librettl beginning the round of tours, and it launched in Britain, as it would elsewhere, a mad rage for Viennese shows which would last until the war.
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Danilo is ready to declare his love for Hanna, and is on the point of doing so when he remembers her money, and stops himself. Hanna Glawari Rodney Gilfry Valencienne, who has dressed herself as a grisette, entertains the guests ” Ja, wir sind es, die Grisetten “.
Karczag, however, showed little enthusiasm for the show. Start your free trial. Henry Marcellus Higgs — Nonchalantly he proceeds to waltz by himself, eventually wearing down Hanna’s resistance, and she falls into his arms.
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The initial performances earned some criticismbut within a libetto years the operetta had become an international hit. Zeta, spying on them through a keyhole, is enraged. Die lustige Witwe did not, however, close but transferred first to the Raimundtheater and then to the Volksoper to continue its run with some 69 guest performances.
Seeing the fan, Hanna takes the message on it to be Danilo’s declaration of love for her, which he denies. Glocken Verlag Ltd, London, published two different English translation editions in It turns out that Danilo and Hanna had had a love affair in years past. Doblinger Genre Categories Operettas ; Theatrical Works ; Operas ; For voices, mixed chorus, orchestra ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring mixed chorus ; Scores featuring the orchestra ; For voices and chorus with orchestra ; German language ; For piano arr ; For 1 player ; Scores featuring the piano ; For voice, accordion, mandolin arr ; Scores featuring the accordion ; Scores featuring the mandolin ; For voices with solo instruments ; For piano 4 hands arr ; Scores featuring the piano 4 hands ; For 2 players.
He evokes a polonaisemarchesParisian cancans and galopsa cafe song, and the most exquisite of waltzes. Ferdinando FontanaItalian text.