2 edition of Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor found in the catalog.
Libretto by S. H. Mosenthal, after Shakespeare. Cf. Loewenberg, A. Annals of opera.
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|Pagination||xvi, 57 p. :|
|Number of Pages||53|
|2||Kalmus vocal scores -- 6355.|
|3||Kalmus vocal scores -- 6355|
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After all these years, the only Shakespeare play I could never get interested in is finally completed. The orchestra played wonderfully, but without the same exhilarating quality Lee inspired as concertmaster.
A work that could have been mere entertainment reveals unanticipated treasures.
The last line of the play is so damn hilarious, read the play for yourself to get its context and witness its brilliancy. Shakespeare wrote low comedy farce. The result was a libretto based closely on of sturdy competence rather than the miraculous text providedbut it sufficed for Nicolai's needs. These characters are neither old nor young, neither innocent nor wise, not entirely miserable but far from satisfied. It felt cheap and a bit of a throw-away for a mature William Shakespeare, but I'm sure it played well for the dirty and unwashed.
The lark sings in the grove" Fenton• The play itself was fun. But Mistress Ford's husband is a very jealous man and is pumping Falstaff for information of the affair. Though the libretto and the dramaturgy may seem old-fashioned to today's audiences, the music is of such high quality that the work is nevertheless performed with increasing regularity. Barenboim, on the night of the premiere, was not the only star in the orchestra pit.
The overture inspired the short musical film,.
The orchestra played wonderfully, but without the same exhilarating quality Lee inspired as concertmaster.
The last line of the play is so damn hilarious, read the play for yourself to get its context and witness its brilliancy.