How sad a song

Opera details:

Opera title:

The Rake's Progress

Composer:

Igor Stravinsky

Language:

English

Synopsis:

The Rake's Progress Synopsis

Libretto:

The Rake's Progress Libretto

Translation(s):

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Choir details:

Type:

choir

Role(s):

choir / Mother Goose

Voice(s):

Contralto

Act:

1.17

Previous scene: Love too frequently betrayed
Next scene: The sun is bright

The Rake's Progress - Opera in 3 Acts: Act I, Scene 2: Cavatina: "Love, too Frequently...

Singer: Alexander Young

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The Rake's Progress - Opera in 3 Acts: Act I, Scene 2: Cavatina: "Love, too Frequently Betrayed" - Chorus: "How Sad a Song" - Chorus: "The Sun Is Bright, the Grass Is Green" · Igor Stravinsky / 特拉汶斯基

Stravinsky Conducts "The Rake's Progress"

℗ Originally released 1964 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Tenor: Alexander Young
Mezzo- Soprano: Jean Manning
Librettist: W.H. Auden
Librettist: Chester Kallman
Harpsichord: Colin Tilney
Associated Performer: Sadler's Wells Opera Chorus
Chorus Master: John Barker
Associated Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / 伦敦皇家爱乐管弦乐团 / 倫敦皇家愛樂管弦樂團
Producer: John McClure

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

Chorus

PROSTITUTES
How sad a song!,
but sadness charms.
¡How handsomely he cries!
Come, drown your sorrows in these arms.
Forget it in these eyes, upon these lips,

(Mother Goose takes by the hand to Tom)

MOTHER GOOSE
Away!
Tonight I exercise my elder right
and claim him for my prize.

English Libretto or Translation:

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