E lucevan le stelle

Opera details:

Opera title:

Tosca

Composer:

Giacomo Antonio Puccini

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

Tosca Synopsis

Libretto:

Tosca Libretto

Translation(s):

English Deutsch

Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Mario Cavaradossi

Voice(s):

Tenor

Act:

3.03

Previous scene: Mario Cavaradossi?
Next scene: Ah! franchigia a Floria Tosca

Libretto/Lyrics/Text:

CAVARADOSSI
rimane alquanto pensieroso, quindi si mette a scrivere... ma dopo tracciate alcune linee è invaso dalle rimembranze, e si arresta dallo scrivere
pensando

E lucevan le stelle...
ed olezzava la terra...
stridea l'uscio dell'orto...
e un passo sfiorava la rena...
Entrava ella, fragrante,
mi cadea fra le braccia...
Oh! dolci baci, o languide carezze,
mentr'io fremente
le belle forme disciogliea dai veli!
Svanì per sempre il sogno mio d'amore...
L'ora è fuggita...
E muoio disperato!
E non ho amato mai tanto la vita!...
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English Libretto or Translation:

CAVARADOSSI
begins to write, but after a few lines a flood of memories invades him.
And the stars shone and the earth was perfumed.
The gate to the garden creaked
And a footstep rustled the sand to the path …
Fragrant, she entered
And fell into my arms …
Oh soft kisses, oh sweet abandon,
As I trembling
Unloosed her veils and disclosed her beauty.
Oh vanished forever is that dream of love,
Fled is that hour,
And desperately I die.
And never before have I loved so much!

Sheetmusic in our database with this aria

Operatic Anthology: TenorAnthology of Italian Opera: TenorModern Tenor Operatic AlbumEnrico CarusoPuccini: Arias for Tenor Volume 1Puccini Gold: Arias for TenorPuccini: Arias for Tenor