Vary the 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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Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Tom Rakewell

Voice(s):

Tenor

Act:

2.01

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Jerry Hadley - The Rake's Progress: Vary The Song, O London, Change (1996)

Singer: Jerry Hadley

Jerry Hadley sings Tom Rakewell's Aria "Vary The Song, O London, Change!" from The Rake's Progress by Igor Stravinsky; Act II, Scene 1
Salzburg 1996; Conductor Sylvain Cambreling
 
In memoriam Jerry Hadley
(June 16, 1952 – July 18, 2007)

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

Aria

TOM
Vary the song,
oh London, change!.
Disband your notes and let them range.
Let rumour scream,
let folly purr,
let tone desert the flatterer.
Let harmony no more obey
the strident choristers of prey.
Yet...all your music can not fill
the gap that in my heart is still.

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