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Alone and yet alive

Opera details:

Opera title:

The Mikado

Composer:

Arthur Sullivan

Language:

English

Synopsis:

The Mikado Synopsis

Libretto:

The Mikado Libretto

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Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Katisha

Voice(s):

Contralto

Act:

2

Previous scene: A more human Mikado
Next scene: Braid the raven hair

Alone and yet alive

Singer: Maureen Forrester

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Alone and yet alive Tracy Dahl

Gilbert & Sullivan Gala (A)

? 2000 CBC

Released on: 2000-01-01

Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Conductor: Bramwell Tovey
Artist: Derek Morphy
Artist: Donnalynn Grant
Artist: Maureen Forrester
Artist: Richard Suart
Artist: Torin Chiles
Artist: Tracy Dahl
Composer: W.S. Gilbert
Choir: Winnipeg Gilbert and Sullivan Society
Choir: Winnipeg Singers
Orchestra: Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

Alone, and yet alive!
Oh, sepulchre! My soul is still my body's prisoner!
Remote the peace that Death alone can give --
My doom, to wait! my punishment, to live!

Hearts do not break! They sting and ache
For old love's sake, But do not die,
Tho' with each breath They long for death,
As witnesseth The living I, The living I.

Oh, living I! Come, tell me why,
When hope is gone, Dost thou stay on?
Why linger here when all is drear?
Oh, living I! Come, tell me why,
When hope is gone, Dost thou stay on?
May not a cheated maiden die?
May not a cheated maiden die?

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Gilbert & Sullivan for Singers: Mezzo-Soprano

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