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Va laisse couler mes larmes

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):

Charlotte

Voice(s):

Mezzo-Soprano

Act:

3.04a

Previous scene: Ah! le rire est beni
Next scene: Les larmes qu'on ne pleure pas

Marilyn Horne Va! Laisse couler mes Larmes (Werther)

Singer: Marilyn Horne


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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

CHARLOTTE
(ne se contraignant plus)
Va! laisse couler mes larmes
(affectueusement)
elles font du bien, ma chérie!
Les larmes qu'on ne pleure pas,
dans notre âme retombent toutes,
et de leurs patientes gouttes
Martèlent le coeur triste et las!
Sa résistance enfin s'épuise; le coeur se creuse...
et s'affaiblit: il est trop grand, rien ne l'emplit;
et trop fragile, tout le brise! Tout le brise!

English Libretto or Translation:

CHARLOTTE
(no longer binding)
Go!let my tears flow
(affectionately)
they do good, darling!
The tears we do not cry,
in our souls all fall,
and with their patient drops
Hammer the sad and weary heart!
His resistance is finally exhausted; the heart digs ...
and weakens: it is too big, nothing fills it;
and too fragile, all the breeze! All the breeze!

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Sheetmusic in our database with this aria

G. Schirmer Opera Anthology: Arias for Mezzo-SopranoG. Schirmer Opera Anthology: Diction Coach - Arias for Mezzo-SopranoOperatic Anthology: Mezzo-Soprano