Madre addio

Opera details:

Opera title:

Semiramide

Composer:

Giaochino Rossini

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

Semiramide Synopsis

Libretto:

Semiramide Libretto

Translation(s):

English

Duet details:

Type:

duet

Role(s):

Arsace / Semiramide

Voice(s):

Contralto / Soprano

Act:

2.17

Previous scene: Giorno d'orrore e di contento
Next scene: Tu serena intanto il ciglio

Semiramide - Giorno d'orror... Madre addio... Tu serena (J. Anderson, M. Horne, Met 1991)

Singer(s): Marilyn Horne June Anderson

From Gioachino Rossini' Semiramide, "Giorno d'orror... Madre addio!... Tu serena intanto il ciglio"

Semiramide: June Anderson
Arsace: Marilyn Horne

Stage director: John Copley
Conductor: James Conlon
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
1991

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

ARSACE
Madre - addio

SEMIRAMIDE
T'arresta... Oh Dio!...
Senti… e dove?

ARSACE
Al mio destino
Alla tomba, al padre, a Nino...

SEMIRAMIDE
Ei vuol sangue.

ARSACE
E sangue avrà .

SEMIRAMIDE
(marcata)
E qual sangue!...

English Libretto or Translation:

Arsaces
Mother - goodbye

Semiramide
It stops you ... Oh God! ...
Listen ... and where?

Arsaces
To my destiny
To the grave, to the father, to Nino ...

Semiramide
He wants blood.

Arsaces
And blood will have.

Semiramide
(marked)
And what a blood! ...

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