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

Top 10 Related Articles by Date Published
Article
Soprano
Charpentier, Gustave: Louise (1900)
Act 2: Aria, "Oh! moi, quand je suis dans la rue… Une voix mysterieuse" (Irma)

Roger Pines, Dramaturg, Lyric Opera of Chicago
online click My boyfriend cheated on me
husband cheated on me why husband cheat open
link online husband cheated on me
link online husband cheated on me
click here go link
my wife cheated beautiful women cheat women cheat
dating a married man most women cheat women who cheated
link go generic viagra cialis levitra cheap
generic drug for viagra generic viagra with international shipping open
women cheat because why do women cheat on their husbands percent of women that cheat
unfaithful wives link catching a cheater
redirect go cheat on your wife
looking for affair online affair my boyfriend cheated on me with my mom
open link read
redirect catch a cheat reasons why women cheat
women who cheated read here women affair
married affairs click why do men cheat on their wife
misoprostol and mifepristone link otc abortion pill
where can you get abortion pill get abortion pill online click

Aria Talk1/1/2009

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.
cytotec abortion pill buy online abortion pill online purchase abortion pill
online click My boyfriend cheated on me
husband cheated on me go open
why women cheat with married men link when a husband cheats
why do men cheat all wife cheat click here
why women cheat in relationships go open
buy cheap viagra buy online viagra overnight in canada genaric viagra cealis ect
link viagra vs cialas vegetable viagra
link viagra uk without prescription generic viagra cialis levitra cheap
how to know if wife has cheated women affairs why women cheat with married men
unfaithful wives wife cheaters My husband cheated on me
open redirect abortion pill how many weeks
cheap abortion pill health pills abortion
otc abortion pill read here how to order the abortion pill online


Any soprano singing "Depuis le jour" in auditions will be sabotaged by the piano reduction, which invariably fails to create the cushiony, sustaining effect of the orchestral accompaniment. So, for a soprano with the right full-bodied tone for "Depuis le jour," is there another aria from Louise? You bet there is — and it isn't sung by the heroine! The cameo role of Irma has little more to sing than a solo lasting less than three minutes. But this music, a waltz in two distinct sections, has a character and atmosphere all its own, and the right artist can produce an intoxicating effect with it.

Louise's second act takes place in a Parisian dressmaker's workroom. The seamstresses — all friends of Louise — chatter endlessly, with much talk about adventures in love. One girl asks the question, "Where does it come from, this force that seems constantly to attract us to men, who shatter our hearts?" She realizes that, with one look from The Right Man, a girl can simply forget her scruples. This inspires a burst of emotion from Irma. In her aria's first half, she sings of walking in the street feeling radiant because of men's admiring gazes (a few of the girls are babbling during this portion of the aria, but pulling Irma's portion out, for audition purposes, presents no musical problems). In the aria's second section (for which the other girls finally quiet down and pay close attention) Irma describes a mysterious voice that brings promises of joy — the voice of Paris itself!

The entire aria needs a lirico-spinto timbre with tremendous tonal bloom, matched by an ability to swing expansively into the broadest phrases and take all the jumps absolutely cleanly. An intimacy of expression comes over Irma when she starts the second half with the words "Une voix mysterieuse," but the voice again opens up excitingly when she mentions Paris. The aria's final building-up of intensity begins when Irma describes the "frisson délicieux" she feels, but after the final climactic A, she ends on a note of quiet, affecting sweetness, murmuring that she succumbs "aux désirs de tous les cœurs."

Score: Heugel
Complete recording: Lyliane Guitton (Sony Classics); Anne-Marie Dur (Erato)
To hear the aria, listen to: Yvonne Gall in compilation entitled "18 Divas Françaises" (Virgin France)
Timing: 2:40
husband cheated on me why husband cheat open
click here go link
read here how to cheat with a married woman why women cheat
my wife cheated beautiful women cheat women cheat
my wife cheated beautiful women cheat women cheat
online viagra success rate buy viagra proffesional
link viagra uk without prescription generic viagra cialis levitra cheap
unfaithful wives go catching a cheater
women who cheat on husband wife who cheated reasons people cheat
redirect women will cheat dating for married
redirect read reasons why women cheat
why people cheat in relationships men who have affairs read
my boyfriend cheated on me with my mom link why husband cheat
open why husband cheat redirect
open read redirect
cheats women who love to cheat my boyfriend cheated on me quotes
why women cheat husband cheated on me catch a cheat
why do women cheat why married men have affairs redirect
where can you get abortion pill read here click
cytotec abortion abortion statistics go
after effects of abortion pill abortion pill houston tx negative side effects of birth control pills


About the Author:
read here click reason why husband cheat
go link why married men have affairs
link online husband cheated on me
cheat on wife my boyfriend cheated on me quotes click here
unfaithful husbands how to cheat why do guys cheat
women cheat because why do women cheat on their husbands percent of women that cheat
married woman wants cheat why do women cheat with married men website
redirect read reasons why women cheat
married affairs go how to cheat on husband
how to know if wife has cheated go why women cheat with married men
unfaithful wives percentage of women who cheat read
open read redirect
go website reasons people cheat
cheats open my boyfriend cheated on me quotes
abortion pill works click here go
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.