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Composer(s): Jules (Emile Frédéric) Massenet (12 May 1842 - 13 Aug 1912)
Work identifier: M19
Real Name: Amadis
Display Name: Amadis
Composed: c. 1895
First Performed: 01 Apr 1922
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: Late-romantic
Instrumentation: Soprano
Contralto
Tenor
Bass
Baritone
Mixed chorus
Opera Orchestra
Librettist(s): Claretie
Performance Timing (guide): 49'25'' (approx.)
Mvt. 1Act I (Prologue) A forest in Brittany  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 2Act II (King Raimbert's Castle) - The Crowd: Hail King Raimbert!  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 3King Raimbert: My Lords the town makes merry in your honour  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Galaor: King Raimbert! Galaor is a stranger to defeat  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Floriane: Orlande bring me the beautiful book with the fine pictures  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 6The King: The lists are open!  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 7Amadis: Gaul! Gaul!  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 8Le Tournai: The tournament  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 9Conclusion: The King Floriane Amadis Galaor ensemble  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 10Act III (The Heath) - Amadis: O Madonna in Heaven hear the laments of a suffering wretch  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 11Fairy: Never! Never say you!  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 12Amadis: O Floriane! Floriane! If my heart were cut open  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 13Dance of the fairy-maidens  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 14Amadis: The divine smile the only smile in the world  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 15Floriane (still only dimly seen): Oh yes! I do hear…a distant voice…  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 16The Fairy: Thou shalt not leave - (Amadis): Let me free  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 17Act IV (In King Raimbert's Castle) - The Crowd: Noël! Noël! The earth is white the sky is blue!  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 18Floriane: They sing their carols  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 19Floriane's attendants: Come smile for us mournful maiden!  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 20The King and the Valiant Knights enter in procession  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 21Amadis: Gaul! Gaul!  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 22The Duel  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 23The death of Galaor  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 24Ensemble & Choir: May God receive in his arms the proud Knight of the Rose  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Baritone, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Composer(s): Jules (Emile Frédéric) Massenet (12 May 1842 - 13 Aug 1912)
Recording identifier: M2147483715
Real Name: Amadis
Display Name: Amadis
Composed: c. 1895
First Performed: 01 Apr 1922
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: Late-romantic
Instrumentation: Soprano
Contralto
Tenor
Bass
Baritone
Mixed chorus
Opera Orchestra
Librettist(s): Claretie
Performance Timing: 3151
Leader: 0
Conductor: Adrea Giorgi
Soloists: Daria Hovora (Piano)
Aleth Lamasse (Cello)
Label: Forlane CI
Catalogue Number: FC16578
Recording Location: Salle Wagram, Paris
Recording Date: 01 Jan 1988
Mvt. 1Act I (Prologue) A forest in Brittany (16'30'')
Mvt. 2Act II (King Raimbert's Castle) - The Crowd: Hail King Raimbert! (1'17'')
Mvt. 3King Raimbert: My Lords the town makes merry in your honour (4'16'')
Mvt. 4Galaor: King Raimbert! Galaor is a stranger to defeat (6'7'')
Mvt. 5Floriane: Orlande bring me the beautiful book with the fine pictures (6'31'')
Mvt. 6The King: The lists are open! (0'59'')
Mvt. 7Amadis: Gaul! Gaul! (6'28'')
Mvt. 8Le Tournai: The tournament (4'0'')
Mvt. 9Conclusion: The King Floriane Amadis Galaor ensemble (6'24'')