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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

Translation(s):

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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

The Mikado: Act II: Alone and yet alive - Hearts do not break (Katisha)

Singer: Joyce Wright

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The Mikado: Act II: Alone and yet alive - Hearts do not break (Katisha) Darrell Fancourt

Sullivan: Mikado (The) (D'Oyly Carte) (1950)

? 2001 Naxos

Released on: 2001-08-17

Artist: Darrell Fancourt
Artist: Leonard Osborn
Artist: Martyn Green
Artist: Richard Watson
Artist: Alan Styler
Artist: Margaret Mitchell
Artist: Joan Gillingham
Artist: Joyce Wright
Artist: Ella Hallman
Choir: D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Conductor: Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra: New Promenade Orchestra
Composer: Arthur Sullivan

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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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