Comte Ory

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Composer:

Giaochino Rossini

Librettist:

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Premiere:

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Language:

French

Synopsis:

Comte Ory Synopsis

Libretto:

Comte Ory Libretto

Translation(s):

Deutsch

About the opera Comte Ory

Le comte Ory is an opéra written by Gioachino Rossini in 1828. Some of the music originates from his opera Il viaggio a Reims written three years earlier for the coronation of Charles X. The French libretto was by Eugène Scribe and Charles-Gaspard Delestre-Poirson adapted from a comedy they had first written in 1817.
The work is ostensibly a comic opera in that the story is humorous, even farcical. However it was devised for the Opéra rather than for the Théatre de l'Opéra-Comique and there are structural inconsistencies with the contemporary opéra comique genre: whereas the latter consists of relatively short lyrical numbers and spoken dialogue, Le Comte Ory consists of "highly developed, even massive musical forms linked by accompanied recitative. Although the opera contains some of Rossini's most colorful orchestral writing, the quaint, brief overture is oddly restrained and unassuming, ending with a whisper of pizzicato strings.

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Roles in Comte Ory

Count Ory Tenor
Tutor Baritone
Isolier Mezzo-Soprano
Raimbaud Baritone
Countess Adèle Soprano
Ragonde Mezzo-Soprano
Alice Soprano
1st Knight Tenor

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All scenes from Comte Ory

Arias from Comte Ory
Duets from Comte Ory

Nr.Title sceneOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Je vais revoir

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 1

Type: duetVoice: T MzLanguage: French

Roles: Count Ory/Isolier
2Que les destins prosperes

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Count Ory
3En proie a la tristesse

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 1

Type: trioVoice: Mz S TLanguage: French

Roles: Isolier/Adèle/Count Ory
4Dans ce sejour

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 2

Type: duetVoice: S MzLanguage: French

Roles: Adèle/Ragonde
5A la faveur

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 2

Type: trioVoice: T S MzLanguage: French

Roles: Count Ory/Adèle/Isolier
6Ah! quel respect Madame

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 2

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: Count Ory/Adèle
7Dans ce lieu solitaire

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Raimbaud