Edgar

More info on Edgar

Composer:

Giacomo Antonio Puccini

Librettist:

Ferdinando Fontana

Premiere:

in four acts: 31 April 1889, Milan (La Scala) in

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

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Libretto:

Edgar Libretto

Translation(s):

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About the opera Edgar

Edgar is an operatic dramma lirico in three acts (originally four acts) by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Ferdinando Fontana, freely based on the play in verse La Coupe et les lèvres by Alfred de Musset. The first performance was given at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan on 21 April 1889.
Edgar, Puccini's second opera, was composed on a commission from the publisher Ricordi after the successful reception of his first stage work, Le Villi. The original version had four acts and was tepidly received. In January 1890, Ricordi published a revised version, including a different ending for act 2. In the autumn of 1891, Puccini revised the work again, cutting the last act and producing a three-act version which would again be revised in 1905.
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Roles in Edgar

Edgar Tenor
Fidelia Soprano
Tigrana Soprano
Frank Baritone
Gualtiero Bass

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All scenes from Edgar

Arias from Edgar

Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Tu il cuor mi strazi

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Tigrana
2O fior del giorno

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fidelia
3Questo amor vergogna mia

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Frank
4Gia il mandorlo vicini

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fidelia
5O soave vision

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Edgar
6Nel villaggio d'Edgar

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fidelia
7O lebbra sozzura del mondo

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Edgar
8Addio addio mio dolce amor

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fidelia
9Bella signora il pianto sciupo gli occhi

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Edgar
10Orgia, chimera dall'occhio vitreo

Opera: EdgarComposer: PucciniAct:

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: