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Prepare yourselves

Opera details:

Opera title:

The Rake's Progress

Composer:

Igor Stravinsky

Language:

English

Synopsis:

The Rake's Progress Synopsis

Libretto:

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Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Tom Rakewell

Voice(s):

Tenor

Act:

3.16

Previous scene: With Roses Crowned
Next scene: Madmen's words are all untrue

The Rake's Progress, Act III: "Prepare yourselves, heroic shades" (Rakewell, Chorus)

Singer: Robert Rounseville

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The Rake's Progress, Act III: "Prepare yourselves, heroic shades" (Rakewell, Chorus) · Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Igor Stravinsky, Robert Rounseville, Coro del Teatro alla Scala

Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress

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Released on: 2013-03-25

Author: Wystan Hugh Auden
Author: Chester Kallman
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Music Publisher: D.R

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Third Scene

(A mental hospital in London)
(Tom is with a blind man with a violin, a cripple
soldier, a man with a telescope and three old witches.
On the wall, a straw mattress)

Aria

TOM
Prepare yourselves, ye heroic shades.
Wash you and make you clean.
Anoint your limbs with oil,
put on your wedding garments
and crown your heads with flowers.
Let music strike.
Venus, queen of love,
will visit her unworthy Adonis.

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