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Guardate, pazzo son

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Opera title:

Manon Lescaut


Giacomo Antonio Puccini




Manon Lescaut Synopsis


Manon Lescaut Libretto


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Chevalier des Grieux





Previous scene: No! Pazzo son!
Next scene: Tutta su me ti posa

Act III: Presto! In fila! Marciate!... No! Pazzo son! Guardate! (Sergeant, Des Grieux,...

Singer(s): Jussi Björling Robert Merrill

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Act III: Presto! In fila! Marciate!... No! Pazzo son! Guardate! (Sergeant, Des Grieux, Townspeople, Captain) · Licia Albanese

Puccini: Manon Lescaut (Albanese, Bjorling, Perlea) (1954)

℗ 2006 Naxos

Released on: 2006-02-21

Artist: Anna Maria Rota
Composer: Domenico Oliva
Artist: Enrico Campi
Artist: Franco Calabrese
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Artist: Giuseppe Conca
Conductor: Jonel Perlea
Artist: Jussi Bjorling
Artist: Licia Albanese
Composer: Luigi Illica
Artist: Mario Carlin
Artist: Robert Merrill
Choir: Rome Opera House Chorus
Orchestra: Rome Opera House Orchestra

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DES GRIEUXal ComandanteGuardate,pazzo son, guardate,com'io piango ed imploro …come io piango, guardate,com'io chiedo pietà! …

Il Sergente avvia le Cortigiane verso la nave, e spinge con esse Manon, la quale lenta s'incammina e nasconde il volto fra le mani, disperatamente singhiozzando.
La folla, cacciata ai lati dagli Arcieri, guarda silenziosa con profondo senso di pieta.

con voce interrotta dall'affanno
Udite! M'accettate
qual mozzo o a più vile mestiere,
ed io verrò felice! … M' accettate!
Ah! guardate, io piango e imploro!
Vi pigliate
il mio sangue … la vita! …
V'imploro, vi chiedo pietà!
Ah! pietà! ingrato non sarò!
S'inginocchia davanti al Comandante, implorandolo.

English Libretto or Translation:

DES GRIEUXto the CommanderWatch,crazy, look,how I cry and implore I cry, look,how I ask for mercy! ...

The Sergeant starts the Courtesans towards the ship, and pushes Manon with them, who slowly walks and hides his face in his hands, desperately sobbing.
The crowd, hunted at the sides by the Archers, looks silently with a profound sense of pity.
with a voice interrupted by breathlessness
Hear! M'accettate
a hub or a vile trade,
and I will come happy! ... M 'accepted!
Ah! look, I cry and beg!
You take it
my blood ... life! ...
I beg you, I beg you mercy!
Ah! mercy! ungrateful I will not be!
He kneels before the Commander, imploring him.

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