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Vous l'avez dit mon âme

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:

2.04c

Previous scene: Au bonheur qui remplit dont mon ame est plein
Next scene: Mais comme apres l'orage

Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Mais celle qui devint ma femme" - "Vous l'avez dit, mon âme est...

Singer(s): José Carreras Thomas Allen

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Massenet: Werther / Act 2 - "Mais celle qui devint ma femme" - "Vous l'avez dit, mon âme est loyale" · Sir Thomas Allen · José Carreras · Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden · Sir Colin Davis

Massenet: Werther

? 1981 Universal International Music B.V.

Released on: 1981-01-01

Composer: Jules Massenet
Author: Edouard Stanislas Viateur Blau
Author: Paul Monchicourt Milliet
Author: Georges Hartmann
Author, Original Text Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

WERTHER
Vous l'avez dit:
Mon âme est loyale et sincère,
(contenant à  peine son émotion)
...si j'avais du passé trop amer souvenir,
retirant cette main qui la serre,
je fuirais loin de vous pour ne plus revenir!
Mais, comme après l'orage une onde est apaisée,
mon coeur ne souffre plus de son rêve oublié,
et celui qui sait lire au fond de ma pensée...
n'y doit trouver jamais que la seule amitié
et ce sera ma part de bonheur sur la terre.

English Libretto or Translation:

WERTHER
You said it:
My soul is loyal and sincere,
(barely containing his emotion)
... if I had bitter memories,
withdrawing that hand that squeezes it,
I would flee away from you and never come back!
But, as after the storm a wave is appeased,
my heart no longer suffers from his forgotten dream,
and whoever knows how to read in my mind ...
must never find that the only friendship
and it will be my share of happiness on the earth.

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