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Ai je dit vrai

Opera details:

Opera title:

Werther

Composer:

Jules Massenet

Language:

French

Synopsis:

Werther Synopsis

Libretto:

Werther Libretto

Translation(s):

English Deutsch

Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Werther

Voice(s):

Tenor

Act:

2.06

Previous scene: Heureux pourrai je l'être
Next scene: Comme on trouve en priant

Werther: Act II: Ai-je dit vrai? L'amour que j'ai pour elle … (Werther)

Singer(s): Roger Bourdin Michel Roux

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Werther: Act II: Ai-je dit vrai? L'amour que j'ai pour elle … (Werther) · Charles Richard

Massenet: Werther (1953)

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Released on: 2015-07-01

Artist: Charles Richard
Artist: Roger Bourdin
Artist: Michel Roux
Artist: Camille Rouquetty
Artist: Xavier Depraz
Artist: Suzanne Juyol
Artist: Agnes Leger
Choir: Paris Opera Chorus
Conductor: Georges Sebastian
Orchestra: Paris Opera Orchestra
Composer: Jules Massenet

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

(Albert a rejoint Sophie
et il est entré avec elle dans le presbytère.)

WERTHER
(seul)
Ai-je dit vrai?
L'amour que j'ai pour elle n'est-il pas le plus pur comme le plus sacré!
En mon âme... un coupable désir est-il jamais entré?
(avec explosion)
Oui je mentais! je mentais! Ô Dieu! souffrir sans cesse...
ou bien toujours mentir!
C'est trop de honte et de faiblesse! Je dois, je veux partir!


(Charlotte paraît sur le seuil du temple et se dirige vers le presbytère.)

WERTHER
(l'aperçoit et très ému, changeant de ton; à  part)
Partir? Non! je ne veux que me rapprocher d'elle!

English Libretto or Translation:

(Albert joined Sophie
and he went in with her to the presbytery.)

WERTHER
(only)
Did I say true?
Is not the love I have for her purest and most sacred?
In my soul ... has a guilty desire ever entered?
(with explosion)
Yes, I was lying! I was lying! O God! to suffer incessantly ...
or always lie!
It's too much shame and weakness! I have to, I want to leave!


(Charlotte appears on the threshold of the temple and goes to the presbytery.)

WERTHER
(sees him and very moved, changing his tone, apart)
Go? No! I only want to get closer to her!

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