La Traviata. Giuseppe Verdi opera in 3 acts, 4 scenes libretto: Francesco Maria Piave after Alexander Dumas Jr. A1-Preludio. Prelude A room in Violetta’s house . La traviata, opera containing the Italian text, with an English translation, and the music of all the principal airs. [Libretto by Francesco Maria. Violetta Valéry knows that she will die soon, exhausted by her restless life as a courtesan. At a party she is introduced to Alfredo Germont, who has been.
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As they bet, Alfredo wins some large sums until Flora announces that supper is ready. To graviata right, somewhat to the foreground, a gaming table with equipment for play; left, an elaborate table with flowers and refreshments; nearby, sofa and chairs.
A’ prieghi miei resistere no, no non voglia il vostro cor.
Violetta is in bed, asleep. She’ll wait for me in vain. Flora and the Doctor accompany Violetta to her room.
I want to get up. Still other guests are libreho slowly lkbreto and there about the room. Non sapete quale affetto vivo, immenso m’arda in petto? That love, The pulse of the whole world, Mysterious, unattainable, The torment and delight of my heart. The duel has taken place! She responds that he would not dare, for she would refuse; taviata produces a paper proving that she has been selling her own possessions to pay their expenses.
Sempre libera degg’io folleggiare di gioia in gioia, vo’ che scorra il viver mio pei sentieri del piacer. You cannot know the kind of passion, Living, overwhelming — That burns in my heart! Repulsing hi father Leave me.
As everyone files out, the two vow to continue their game later. I shall find a way to humble your pride!
Behind them is Giuseppe. But I am grateful to you. A carriage was waiting for her; they are on their way to Paris already. The men take off their masks. She takes a few steps ALL Why do you linger? ALL If you say so. Violetta sits down to write. How much to blame I am, But now, dearest, I know everything!
To die, when now, at last, I might have ceased my weeping! You must be there To comfort him. Problems playing this file? One day you passed before me, happy and light as air, and ever since that day, even without knowing it, I loved you – with that love which is the very breath of the universe itself – mysterious and noble, both cross and ecstasy of the heart.
Germont goes through the door into the garden. The next day breaking will find us still in this happy paradise. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat One subject was chosen, Piave set to work, and then Verdi threw in another idea, which may have been La traviata. I have called you here as witnesses that I have paid her all I owe.
Meanwhile, he reluctantly becomes impressed by Violetta’s nobility, something which he did not expect from a courtesan. A7 – Violetta — Follie! Music is heard from other room. I was blind, A wretched coward, I accepted it all. He dedicated one of his best romances to libret — at first as a novel and later as a theatrical performance.
Silenzio – va’ all’istante. Flora goes forward to meet her. Alfredo, in despair, sits down near the table with his face in his hands What has vanished from your heart The dear sea and soil of Provence?
You know this lady? But his rapture is interrupted by the maid Annina, who informs him that Violetta has had to sell her horsescarriageand other possessions in order to pay their expenses.
Scene Two A salon in Flora’s home, richly furnished and brightly lighted. Silence – go immediately. Verdi was filled with premonitions of disaster upon his arrival in Venice on 21 February for rehearsals and he made his unhappiness clear to the singers.
I am nothing to him. Can I disdain this For a life of sterile pleasure? What can I hope for? Take this, it is a portrait painted some years ago.