Benjamin Britten’s Billy Budd: Libretto (An Opera in Two Acts) [Benjamin Britten, E.M. Forster, Eric Crozier, Herman Melville] on *FREE* shipping. Sheet Music – £ – Libretto to Billy Budd, an opera in two acts, for soli, choir, and orchestra. Libretto by E. M. Forster and Eric Crozier, adapted from the story. BENJAMIN BRITTEN’S sixth opera, ‘Billy Budd’, with libretto by. E. M. Forster and Eric Crozier, was presented for the first time at the Royal Opera House, Covent.

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Nel prologo il capitano, assalito dai dubbi, medita sul suo passato. Archived from the original on 17 January VERE I accept your verdict. They did their best. The Officers prepare the cabin for the court-martial.

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Billy Budd they loved him. The Captain’s cabin, a few minutes later Billy, having heard rumors that he is to be promoted, is all eagerness, begging to be allowed to be the Captain’s coxswain. When Claggart accuses Billy of mutiny, he is struck by his stammer and, in frustration at his inability to answer, strikes Claggart on the forehead and he falls dead.

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See it’s done at once. Bay of the upper gun-deck Scene 2: Two of them are displeased about their conscription but Billy Budd is greatly excited. A few minutes later. VERE Out of range lirbetto and the wind dies.

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The main-deck and quarter-deck, four o’clock in the morning The first Lieutenant reads the Articles of War, by which Billy has been condemned, and the sentence. Ay, it comes and it goes Later, Billy is visited by Dansker, who tells him that for his sake the crew is ready to mutiny.

That was the Nore. Uppman was acclaimed as a new star. The hoisting crews run swiftly off stage. They discuss the ever-present danger of mutiny, which looms large in their minds after the recent uprisings at Spithead and the Nore. It has become part of the repertory of the New York Metropolitan Opera.

They struggle and Squeak draws a knife, but is soon felled by Billy. Orchestra London Symphony Orchestra. I’m not so easily deceived.

Billy Budd, op. 50 – libretto

Man macht klar zum Gefecht. Jemmy Legs is down on you. Glad for a crack at the French. I will mutilate and silence the body gilly you dwell. You’re playing with fire, Squeak, with fire VERE Speak, man, speak.

Billy Budd (opera) – Wikipedia

Claggart, John Claggart, beware! The Novice flies in terror. All opera sheetmusic Soprano sheetmusic Mezzo Soprano sheetmusic Tenor sheetmusic Baritone sheetmusic Bass sheetmusic.

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Billy Budd

Four o’clock that morning, the crew assembles on deck, and Billy is brought out. With hate and envy I’m stronger than love.

The opera’s stage director is David Alden and the conductor is William Lacey.

When Squeak tries to claim Claggart’s protection, he is put in irons and gagged. He tells Dansker what librftto happened, and the old sailor, identifying the source of the trouble, warns him that “Jemmy Legs” is down on him, but Billy declares that Claggart, like everyone else on board, likes him. Having seen you, what choice remains to me? Vere lays his hand on Billy’s shoulder. Having admired Britten’s music since attending a performance of The Ascent of F6 inhe first met the bud in October when he heard Peter Pears accompanied by Britten perform the Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo at the National Gallery.

The Articles of War are read, and show bily Billy must be hanged. Opera by Benjamin Britten. Pull his bloody whiskers! Don’t let that worry us.

I accuse you of mutiny! Then come and tell me. We’ll die for you!