Aida (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series) by Burton D. Fisher
By Burton D. Fisher
A handy, pocket-sized advisor to Verdi's AIDA which comprises the central CHARACTERS within the opera, the tale SYNOPSIS, a tale NARRATIVE WITH ONE-BAR track spotlight examples, and an essay delivering historical past concerning the opera and its composer, research, and insightful statement.
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Is Aida having a secret love affair with Radames? ” The word love elicits its effect: Aida turns pale and trembles while Amneris senses victory, becoming more determined than ever to discover the truth. She weakens Aida’s defenses through cajolery and makes her betray her secret lover. “Trust to my love, confide in me,” she says, pretending sisterly love and good will. ” Amneris is unable even to finish her sentence when Aida convulsively erupts. Amneris then gloats in her triumph: “Tremble! I read your heart!
Within Aida’s panorama of war, processions, ceremonies, trials, and death, the opera presents the pulsing life of human beings. It is most of all an opera story about human passions. Aida became Verdi’s declaration that Italian opera and its focus on melody and voice remained supreme. With Aida, Verdi rejuvenated and even revolutionized Italian opera. The throbbing passions which explode throughout the entire Aida story certainly influenced the next generation of Italian verismo opera composers, represented by Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana (1890), Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci (1892), and certainly by Puccini, who, as a young man, was determined to become an opera composer after he saw Aida.
She weakens Aida’s defenses through cajolery and makes her betray her secret lover. “Trust to my love, confide in me,” she says, pretending sisterly love and good will. ” Amneris is unable even to finish her sentence when Aida convulsively erupts. Amneris then gloats in her triumph: “Tremble! I read your heart! ” In this incredibly powerful confrontation scene, Verdi abandoned his librettist’s polished verses and substituted violent prose, nothing more explosive than Amneris’s conclusion: “Yes, you love him, but so do I!