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Vegliammo invan due notti

Opera details:

Opera title:

Macbeth

Composer:

Giuseppe Verdi

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

Macbeth Synopsis

Libretto:

Macbeth Libretto

Translation(s):

English Deutsch

Recitative details:

Type:

recitative

Role(s):

Doctor / Lady-in-waiting

Voice(s):

Bass / Mezzo-Soprano

Act:

4.05

Previous scene: Che bosco e quello
Next scene: Una macchia e qui tuttora

Verdi: Macbeth / Act 4 - Gran Scena del Sonnambulismo: "Vegliammo invan due notti"

Singer(s): Mara Zampieri Petteri Salomaa Lucia Aliberti

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Verdi: Macbeth / Act 4 - Gran Scena del Sonnambulismo: "Vegliammo invan due notti" · Mara Zampieri · Petteri Salomaa · Lucia Aliberti · Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin · Giuseppe Sinopoli

Verdi: Macbeth

℗ 1984 Universal International Music B.V.

Released on: 1984-01-01

Producer, Recording Producer: Unknown
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Author: Francesco Maria Piave
Author: Andrea Maffei

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:


N. 14 - Sonnambulismo di Lady Macbeth

SCENA III
Scena nel Castello di Macbeth come nell'Atto Primo. Notte.
Medico e Dama di Lady Macbeth.


MEDICO
Vegliammo invan due notti.

DAMA
In questa apparirà.

MEDICO
Di che parlava nel sonno suo?

DAMA
Ridirlo non debbo a uom che viva... Eccola!


SCENA IV
Lady Macbeth e precedenti.


MEDICO
Un lume recasi in man?

DAMA
La lampada che sempre
si tiene accanto al letto.

MEDICO
Oh, come gli occhi spalanca!

DAMA
E pur non vede.

Lady depone il lume e si frega le mani, facendo l'atto di cancellare qulche cosa.

MEDICO
Perché sfrega le man?

DAMA
Lavarsi crede!

English Libretto or Translation:


SCENE TWO
A hall in Macbeth's castle.
Night.


A doctor and Lady Macbeth's gentlewoman

DOCTOR
We have waited in
vain for two nights,

GENTLEWOMAN
She will appear tonight.

DOCTOR
What was she talking about in her sleep?

GENTLEWOMAN
I must not repeat it to any living man.

Lady Macbeth enterswith a lamp.
Here she is!

DOCTOR
That lamp in her hand … ?

GENTLEWOMAN
It is the lamp which she
keeps always beside her bed.

DOCTOR
Oh, her eyes are wide open!

GENTLEWOMAN
Yet she cannot see.

Lady Macbeth puts down the lamp and rubs her hands as if washhig something off.

DOCTOR
Why is she rubbing her hands?

GENTLEWOMAN
She thinks that she's washing them.

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