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In Don Giovanniwritten intwenty years after Alceste and the year Gluck died, Mozart used exactly the same chord progression for the Commendatore speaking to Don Giovanni in the garden scene that Gluck used sthx the line of the High Priest when saying that Alceste will die if no one takes her place.

Berlioz came to the conclusion that Gluck was divjnites so much pressure that he let it happen. The people lament the approaching death of Alceste. When Gluck published the score of Alceste inhe added a preface written by Calzabigi, which set out their ideals for operatic reform.

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Then the heavens open, Apollo descends and proclaims that the gods have given them their lives as a reward for their steadfast love. The desperate king hurries into the temple to plead with the gods. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Arranger Pierre Gouinpiano reduction – Contact.


When he learns the truth, Admetus believes that Alceste is in effect abandoning him, and would prefer to die himself. There were four more performances that season, two starring Lawrence and two starring Rose Bampton.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Alceste tells Ismene of her intentions. Retrieved from ” http: Both versions are in three acts. Revised for presentation in Paris, Alceste became an essentially new work, the translation from Italian to French necessitating several changes in the musical declamation of text, with certain scenes significantly reorganized with new or altered music. Ddu does not realize that Alceste has volunteered to die in his place, and his wife won’t give herself up until the record is set straight.

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Creative Commons Attribution 4. Giovanni Tomaso de trattnern, However, Alceste says good-bye to the children. Theatre of the Palais-Royal French version B.

King Admetus is dying, and his people are in despair. When Alceste appears, he questions her until she confesses.


Italian Original Version [11]. For example, when Gluck went to Vienna, an aria was added to act 3.

Maria Callas:Divinités Du Styx/en Lyrics

Alceste joins them and asks Apollo for pity. Work Title Alceste Alt ernative. Arranger Theodore Thomaspiano reduction. Arranger Paul Klengel — Alone, Alceste agonizes whether to give her life for that of her husband.

Evandro calls upon all to pray to the oracle at the temple of Apollo.

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Meanwhile, Alceste has already arrived at the gates of hell; Admetus tries to dissuade her, but she is sacrificing herself for love, rather than as some heroic act.

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Arranger Jean-Baptiste Krumpholz The premiere took place on 26 December at the Burgtheater in Vienna. The Metropolitan Opera has presented Alceste in three different seasons, with four sopranos starring in a total of eighteen performances.

Burgtheater Italian version A in Paris: Javascript is required for this feature.