Search the Archive
Search Field:
Search Term:
Media Type:

Top 10 Related Articles by Date Published
Article
Mezzo-Soprano
Cilea, Francesco: L’arlesiana
Act 3: Aria, “Esser madre è un inferno” (Rosa)

Roger Pines, Dramaturg, Lyric Opera of Chicago
i need to buy the abortion pill abortion pill how to order the abortion pill online
cytotec abortion pill buy online abortion pill online purchase abortion pill
why do men cheat unfaithful wives click here
dating a married man how many women cheat on their husbands women who cheated
link generic viagra 16 where to buy viagra in india
how often can someone take viagra generic viagra amex online
buy shimano viagra sti using viagra after a stroke tia viagra 36 hour
generic drug for viagra generic viagra with international shipping open

Aria Talk12/1/2004

Editor's Note: Aria Talk focuses not on the tried-and-true pieces you undoubtedly already know, but on somewhat off-the-beaten-track arias. The hope is that this music will prove a refreshing musical and interpretive change not only for you, the performer, but also for those hearing you in auditions.
men who have affairs what causes women to cheat why do men have affairs
go why married men have affairs
why do husbands have affairs I cheated on my wife redirect
why women cheat with married men I cheated on my wife when a husband cheats
why do men cheat all wife cheat click here
online generic viagra in canada buy viagra proffesional
link viagra vs cialas vegetable viagra


There are innumerable examples of one aria from a particular opera becoming widely popular while an equally effective aria from that same opera remains strangely neglected. Take L’arlesiana: Tenors everywhere are devoted to “È la solita storia,” but the mezzo’s “Esser madre” is both more challenging interpretively for the singer and even more moving for the audience. L’arlesiana finds the title’s “girl from Arles” loved by Federico, son of Rosa Mamai. Federico is astonished upon being presented with letters that reveal the girl’s fickleness. Rosa is desperate for him to marry sweet Vivetta instead. He’s on the verge of doing so when Metifio, who loves the Arlesian, tells Federico he’s going to kidnap her. Jealousy so overwhelms Federico that he attacks Metifio and only Rosa’s intervention prevents bloodshed. In her highly dramatic soliloquy, Rosa bemoans her lot: For her, motherhood has been hell from the day her son was born. She’s had no rest and her pains to make him a strong, honest man have been useless. If his jealousy leads to his death, she’ll die, too. She prays that God will pity her.

While not crossing the line into vulgar forcing of the voice, you do have to sing this with real guts. The range is quite manageable but negotiating it securely and observing the expressive markings won’t do the job completely. Make yourself go beyond that: dig way down to your depths to register this woman’s pain, moving through the text line by line, responding extremely specifically to each thought as it comes to her. The life in the legato should come above all from your conviction with the text. Anyone with incisive, truly idiomatic Italian can have a field day in this piece.

Score: Sonzogno
Recording: Elena Zilio, complete opera, EMI Classics #66762; Gianna Pederzini, operatic recital, Preiser “Lebendige Vergangenheit” series #89146
Timing: 4:00
how to order the abortion pill online abortion pill abortion pill online
read here go reason why husband cheat
go link why married men have affairs
why do men cheat unfaithful wives click here
my wife cheated redirect women cheat
women that cheat on their husbands all wife cheat I cheated on my husband
click viagra without viagra without prescription new zealand
link generic viagra 100mg 100 tabs generic viagra cialis levitra cheap
how often can viagra be used generic nbsp nbsp nbsp viagra how can i enhance viagra


About the Author:
online open My boyfriend cheated on me
men who have affairs read why do men have affairs
go why married men have affairs
i dreamed my wife cheated on me link infidelity signs
buy cheap viagra buy online viagra overnight in canada genaric viagra cealis ect
how often can someone take viagra generic pack viagra online
link go generic viagra cialis levitra cheap
THE ORGANIZATION WHAT IS OPERA? RESOURCES
ABOUT THE CENTER RENTAL SERVICES OA PROGRAMMING
BECOME A MEMBER SUPPORT OPERA AMERICA
RESOURCES
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
Tel: 212.796.8620 • Fax: 212.796.8621
Info@operaamerica.org • Directions

Privacy Policy • Returns Policy
© Copyright 1995-2014 OPERA America Inc.