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Son vergin vezzosa

Opera details:

Opera title:

I Puritani

Composer:

Vincenzo Bellini

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

I Puritani Synopsis

Libretto:

I Puritani Libretto

Translation(s):

English

Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Elvira

Voice(s):

Soprano

Act:

1.15b

Previous scene: Cavalier se te duopo di consiglio
Next scene: Sulla virginea testa

The "Son vergin vezzosa" Contest - Maria Callas

Singer(s): Montserrat Caballé Maria Callas Amelita Galli-Curci Sumi Jo Mado Robin Beverly Sills Joan Sutherland Lucia Aliberti Mariella Devia

Bellini wrote so many absolutely irresistible arias that it is very difficult to choose the best one. Many will remember the genius "Casta Diva", the gentle Amina arias "Come per me sereno" and "Ah! non credea mirati", the glorious "A te, o cara"... The list goes on and on. But one aria stands out in the list of Bellini's arias: the quite delightful polonaise aria for Elvira from "I Puritani" "Son vergin vezzosa", a gentle piece, almost Rossinian in its peaceful happiness. One of my all time favorite arias, "Son vergin vezzosa" can be a boring showpiece in the hands of an average singer, but an imaginative artist can work magic with it. This "contest" includes renditions from the following singers: the sublime Amelita Galli-Curci, the virtuosic Beverly Sills, the silver-voiced Joan Sutherland, the wonderful Lucia Aliberti, the intelligent Mariella Devia, the powerful Montserrat Caballe, the high-flying Mado Robin, the artistic Maria Callas and the exquisite Sumi Jo. I do hope you enjoy this contest (the system is the same: the marks range from 1 to 5; there are two categories: singing/characterization; so your mark (+ comment :-) ) should look like this: (*/*))! Also, if you have the time, listen to all the versions, I think it's interesting to compare them all to see what makes each rendition so special. Thank you all in advance for your comments and opinions :-) !

P.S. I'm using this opportunity to say that I have come across some new versions of "Una voce poco fa" for the Youtubers to savour, I hope that I will be able to put them up as soon as possible.

Watch videos with other singers performing Son vergin vezzosa:

Joan Sutherland Son vergin vezzosa 22826
1 - Joan Sutherland
Nino Machaidze Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani 22836
1 - Nino Machaidze

Olga Peretyatko Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani Paris 2012 22841
1 - Olga Peretyatko
Edita Gruberova Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani Vicenzo Bellini 22810
1 - Edita Gruberová

Maria Callas Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 22813
1 - Maria Callas
Mariella Devia Son vergin vezzosa 91444
1 - Mariella Devia

Cristina Deutekom Elvira sings Son vergin vezzosa live RARE 91454
1 - Cristina Deutekom

Renata Scotto Son Vergin Vezzosa 91447
1 - Renata Scotto

Anna Netrebko I Puritani Son vergine vezzosa 91445
1 - Anna Netrebko
June Anderson Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani Vincenzo Bellini 22834
1 - June Anderson

Maria Callas EXPLODES above everyone in Bellini s gorgeous ensemble Mexico 1952 226784
1 - Maria Callas
5 - Giuseppe Di Stefano
Mirella Freni Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani 1971 22846
1 - Mirella Freni

Eglise Gutierrez sings Son vergin vezzosa from Bellini s I puritani 91449
1 - Eglise Gutiérrez
Anna Moffo Son vergine vezzosa I puritaniavi 91453
1 - Anna Moffo

serra son vergin vezzosa 91455
1 - Luciana Serra
Bellini Puritani Leyla Gencer 226793
1 - Leyla Gencer

Nicolai Gedda Cristina Deutekom A la vergin mia adorata Son vergin vezzosa from I puritani 226794
5 - Nicolai Gedda
Victoria Loukianetz aria from Bellini s I puritani  91456
1 - Victoria Loukianetz

Diana Damrau Bellini I Puritani Geneve 2011 70335
1 - Diana Damrau
Dilber Son vergin vezzosa Vincenzo Bellini Dilber Yunus 91463
1 - Dilber Yunus

Elvira De Hidalgo I PURITANI Son vergin vezzosa  91478
1 - Elvira de Hidalgo

Prove de I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa Laura Giordano 91464
1 - Laura Giordano

Son Vergin Vezzosa I Puritani 22827
1 - Jessica Pratt
Diana Damrau Bellini I Puritani Geneve 2011 70340
1 - Diana Damrau
5 - Alexey Kudrya
7 - Lorenzo Regazzo

Bellini I Puritani Act 1 Son vergin vezzosa 226802
2 - Heather Begg
Mariola Cantarero John Osborn Son vergin vezzosa I puritani Bellini Amsterdam 2009 22848
5 - John Osborn

Gabriella TucciAct I Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani Vincenzo Bellini 22824
1 - Gabriella Tucci
Patrizia Ciofi Son vergin vezzosa Puritani Bellini 1997 91480
1 - Patrizia Ciofi

Italian coloratura soprano Amelita GALLICURCI Son vergin vezzosa 1923 226806
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
DENIA MAZZOLA Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani Barcelona 1990 91494
1 - Denia Mazzola

Adriana Maliponte Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani1972exc IV 91489
1 - Adriana Maliponte
I puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa 91511
1 - Lucia Aliberti

Albina Shagimuratova Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani V Bellini 2018 22849
1 - Albina Shagimuratova
Margherita Rinaldi Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani Chicago 1969 91516
1 - Margherita Rinaldi

Bellini I Puritani Act 1 Son vergin vezzosa  91550
1 - Aleksandra Kurzak

Desiree Rancatore I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 91499
1 - Desirée Rancatore

Plamena Girginova Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani V Bellini 22847
1 - Darina Takova
Bellini I Puritani Act 1 Son vergin vezzosa  226824
2 - Margreta Elkins

Maria Barrientos I PURITANI Bellini 91519
1 - Maria Barrientos
Gianna D Angelo Son vergin vezzosa Puritani Bellini 1967 226832
1 - Gianna D'Angelo

Virginia GordoniAlfredo Kraus Non parlar di leiSon vergin vezzosa I Puritaniexc 4 91514
5 - Alfredo Kraus
I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa in vesta di sposa 91538
1 - Montserrat Caballé

Bellini I Puritani Act I Son Vergin Vezzosa 91557
1 - Roberta Peters
I Puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa Elvira 91563
1 - Lina Pagliughi

I Puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa  91558
1 - Gabriela Pochinki
The Son vergin vezzosa Contest Maria Callas 91437
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mado Robin
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Mariella Devia
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Sumi Jo

Bellini I Puritani Act 1 Son vergin vezzosa 91561
1 - Beverly Sills
2 - Heather Begg
Beverly Sills Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  22822
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Leontyne Price

Karine Deshayes Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani V Bellini 22832
1 - Adriana Maliponte
1 - Gabriella Tucci
1 - Katia Ricciarelli
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mirella Freni
2 - Karine Deshayes
2 - Maria Malibran
5 - Celso Albelo

Dame Joan Sutherland Bellini I Puritani Son vergine vezzosa  91486
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Montserrat Caballé

Virginia Zeani Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  91502
1 - Virginia Zeani
2 - Fedora Barbieri
2 - Giulietta Simionato
2 - Grace Bumbry
2 - Shirley Verrett
3 - Lili Chookasian
Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa Joan Sutherland Philadelphia 1963 91524
1 - Joan Sutherland
2 - Betty Allen

Pierrette Alarie Bellini I PURITANI Son vergin vezzosa High E 226812
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Pierrette Alarie
I Puritani 1988 Remastered Version Act I Scena terza Son vergin vezzosa 91532
1 - Montserrat Caballé
2 - Julia Hamari

Stefania Bonfadelli Bellini I PURITANI Son vergin vezzosa Vienna 2004 High D 226842
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Stefania Bonfadelli
Montserrat Caball Son vergin vezzosa I PURITANI Vincenzo Bellini 226858
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Victoria de los Ángeles

Other videos of the same singers performing Son vergin vezzosa:

Maria Callas I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 91450
1 - Maria Callas
Joan Sutherland Son vergin vezzosa Live at the Met 1976 91451
1 - Joan Sutherland

I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa Edita Gruberova 91461
1 - Edita Gruberová
Maria Callas Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  22831
1 - Maria Callas

Mariella Devia Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani Bellini 22817
1 - Mariella Devia
Son vergin vezzosa 226797
1 - Maria Callas

Diana Damrau Bellini I Puritani Geneve 2011 70342
1 - Diana Damrau

Diana Damrau Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani 2016 226800
1 - Diana Damrau

Joan SutherlandVincenzo BelliniI PuritaniPolonaise Son vergin vezzosa  22852
1 - Joan Sutherland
Maria Callas I Puratani Vincenzo Bellini Son Vergin Vezzosa 226798
1 - Maria Callas

Mirella Freni Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani 22833
1 - Mirella Freni
1966 live Joan Sutherland Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani Bellini 22818
1 - Joan Sutherland

Cristina Deutekom Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  91470
1 - Cristina Deutekom
Regazzo Vassallo Bellini I Puritani Geneve 2011 18785
1 - Diana Damrau
5 - Alexey Kudrya
7 - Lorenzo Regazzo

I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa Polonaise 22821
1 - Joan Sutherland
Non parlar di lei che adoro Son vergin vezzosa 91469
1 - Jessica Pratt

Dame Joan Sutherland Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani V Bellini 22853
1 - Joan Sutherland
Leyla Gencer Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  91488
1 - Leyla Gencer

Damrau Kudrya Vassallo Regazzo Bellini I Puritani Geneve 2011 70375
1 - Diana Damrau
Mirella Freni Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  22837
1 - Mirella Freni

Suhair SibaiDame Joan Sutherland Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani V Bellini 91475
1 - Joan Sutherland

V Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 91474
1 - Joan Sutherland

I Puratani Vincenzo Bellini Son Vergin Vezzosa 91518
1 - Maria Callas
Son vergin vezzosa from I puritani  91484
1 - Joan Sutherland

I PURITANI Son vergin vezzosa Peretyatko 91476
1 - Olga Peretyatko
Bellini s Puritani Cagliari Son vergin vezzosa  91477
1 - Mariella Devia

Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani VBellini MARIELLA DEVIA 91513
1 - Mariella Devia
Amelita GalliCurci I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa Bellini 22851
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci

Renata SCOTTO Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani 22845
1 - Renata Scotto
mirella frenison vergin vezzosai puritanivbelliniMuti 22855
1 - Mirella Freni

Luciana Serra Son vergin vezzosa Puritani 1989 91492
1 - Luciana Serra
Luciana Serra Son vergin vezzosa Puritani Bellini 1989 91490
1 - Luciana Serra

Anna Moffo Bellini I PURITANI Son vergin vezzosa 1968 live recital High D 226809
1 - Maria Callas
Maria Callas Son Vergin Vezzosa I Puritani 1953 91507
1 - Maria Callas

Vincenzo Bellini I puritani 91496
1 - Lucia Aliberti

Edita Gruberova I Puritani Son vergin vezzosaLiceu 2001 91497
1 - Edita Gruberová

Edita Gruberova Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  91509
1 - Edita Gruberová
Damrau Regazzo Bellini I Puritani Geneve 2011 77390
1 - Diana Damrau

I puritani La Polacca 91505
1 - Edita Gruberová
Leyla Gencer Son vergin vezzosa Puritani Bellini 1961 226823
1 - Leyla Gencer

Vincenzo Bellini Son Vergin Vezzosa I Puritani Joan Sutherland 22843
1 - Joan Sutherland
Son Vergin Vezzosa I Puritani Digitally Remastered 226827
1 - Maria Callas

Maria Callas I Puritani 91498
1 - Maria Callas
I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 91526
1 - Olga Peretyatko

I Puritani Act 1 Son vergin vezzosa Elvira Enrichetta Arturo Giorgio Chorus 91522
1 - Maria Callas
Mariella Devia Son vergin vezzosa Puritani Bellini 1990 91504
1 - Mariella Devia

Omaggio a Joan Sutherland I PURITANI 91508
1 - Joan Sutherland
Son Vergin Vezzosa IL Puritani 226849
1 - Maria Callas

I Puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa  91539
1 - Mirella Freni

Maria Callas sings Son vergin vezzosa from I Puritani 91512
1 - Maria Callas

Aleksandra Kurzak Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 22854
1 - Aleksandra Kurzak
V Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 91534
1 - Luciana Serra

Amelita GalliCurci SON VERGIN VEZZOSA 91523
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
Bellini I Puritani Act 1 Son vergin vezzosa 226843
2 - Margreta Elkins

I puritani Son vergin vezzosa 91552
1 - Joan Sutherland
I puritani Act I Act I Son vergin vezzosa Elvira 91537
1 - Joan Sutherland

Elena MautiNunziata Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani 226848
1 - Mirella Freni
I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  91541
1 - Joan Sutherland

I Puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa Live performance Modena 1962 91542
1 - Mirella Freni
Joan Sutherland Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani 22823
1 - Joan Sutherland

I puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa 91540
1 - Lucia Aliberti
Amelita GalliCurci Son vergin vezzosa I PURITANI Vincenzo Bellini 226857
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci

I Puritani 1997 Remastered Version Act I Scena terza Son vergin vezzosa 91551
1 - Maria Callas

I puritani Act I Scene 3 Son vergin vezzosa Elvira Enrichetta Arturo Giorgio Chorus 91554
1 - Mirella Freni

Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa Act One 91527
1 - Mirella Freni
Son vergin vezzosa Amelita GalliCurci Soprano EMG Mark Xb Oversize Gramophone 226861
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci

Maria Barrientos I PURITANI Bellini 226863
1 - Maria Barrientos
I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 226865
1 - Maria Callas

I Puritani Act I Son Vergin vezzosa 91564
1 - Elvira de Hidalgo
I puritani Act I Scene 2 Son vergin vezzosa Elvira 91565
1 - Maria Callas

I puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa Elvira Enrichetta Arturo Giorgio Chorus 91545
1 - Leyla Gencer
Son Vergin Vezzosa I Puritani 91560
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci

I Puritani Act I Scene III Son vergin vezzosa  91562
1 - Maria Callas
Amelita GalliCurci Son Vergin vezzosa 1923 226888
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci

I puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa in vesta di sposa 91548
1 - Lucia Aliberti
I Puritani Act One 13 Son Vergin Vezzosa 226900
1 - Maria Callas

I Puritani 1986 Remastered Version Act I Scena terza Son vergin vezzosa 226892
1 - Maria Callas

I PURITANI Son vergin vezzosa 91559
1 - Maria Callas

I Puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa 91543
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
Bellini Ah la vergine adorataAh Son vergin vezzosa Polonaise I Puritani  91555
1 - Maria Callas

I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  91546
1 - Maria Callas
I puritani son vergin vezzosa  226901
1 - Maria Callas

I Puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa 226903
1 - Maria Callas
Vincenzo bellini I puritani Son vergin vezzosa 226905
1 - Maria Callas

I Puritani Act I Polonaise Son Vergin Vezzosa 226909
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
I Puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa  226910
1 - Maria Callas

I puritani Act I Polonaise Son vergin vezzosa Elvira 226908
1 - Maria Barrientos
I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  91549
1 - Maria Callas

I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  91556
1 - Maria Callas
I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 226912
1 - Maria Callas

I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa 226911
1 - Maria Barrientos

Bellini I Puritani Act 1 Son vergin vezzosa  22856
1 - Aleksandra Kurzak

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1 - Maria Callas
Son vergin vezzosa Original Mix 226919
1 - Maria Callas

I puritani son vergin vezzosa  226920
1 - Maria Callas
Son Vergin Vezzosa From I Puritani Bellini 226921
1 - Maria Callas

I puritani Act I Son vergin vezzosa 226923
1 - Maria Callas
I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa Digitally Remastered 226925
1 - Maria Callas

Son vergin vezzosa From I Puritani 226929
1 - Maria Callas
I puritani Sonverginvezzosa Polonaise 226927
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci

I Puritani Son Vergin Vezzosa 226932
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
The Son vergin vezzosa Contest Montserrat Caballe 91438
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mado Robin
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Mariella Devia
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Sumi Jo

The Son vergin vezzosa Contest Vincenzo Bellini I puritani Son vergin vezzosa Joan Sutherland 1960 22839
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mado Robin
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Mariella Devia
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Sumi Jo
The Son vergin vezzosa Contest Amelita GalliCurci 91439
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mado Robin
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Mariella Devia
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Sumi Jo

The Son vergin vezzosa Contest Sumi Jo 91440
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mado Robin
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Mariella Devia
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Sumi Jo

The Son vergin vezzosa Contest Beverly Sills 91441
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mado Robin
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Mariella Devia
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Sumi Jo

The Son vergin vezzosa Contest Mado Robin 91442
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mado Robin
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Mariella Devia
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Sumi Jo
The Son vergin vezzosa Contest Mariella Devia 91446
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mado Robin
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Mariella Devia
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Sumi Jo

The Son vergin vezzosa Contest Lucia Aliberti 91452
1 - Amelita Galli-Curci
1 - Beverly Sills
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Lucia Aliberti
1 - Mado Robin
1 - Maria Callas
1 - Mariella Devia
1 - Montserrat Caballé
1 - Sumi Jo
Alexey Kudrya Bellini I Puritani Geneve 2011 62597
1 - Diana Damrau
5 - Alexey Kudrya

Dame Joan Sutherland Bellini I Puritani Son vergin vezzosa  91501
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Montserrat Caballé
Son vergin vezzosa I Puritani V Bellini Julius Rudel 22830
1 - Beverly Sills
2 - Heather Begg

Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

Ah sì.
Son vergin vezzosa in vesta di sposa;
son bianca ed umile qual giglio d'april,
ho chiome odorose cui cinser tue rose,

ho il seno gentile del tuo monil.

Qual mattutina stella
bella voglio brillar;
del crin le moli anella
mi giova ad aggraziar,

English Libretto or Translation:

Oh, yes;
I'm a charming virgin in a wedding dress
I'm white and humble as an April lily,
I have perfumed hair which is bound
by your roses,
I have my gentle breast to wear your necklace.

Like a morning star
beautifully I wish to shine;
in my hair the heavy ring
is useful to make it graceful

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