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Title: Werther
Otros títulos: Werther
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Jules Massenet; Rolando Villazón; Sophie Koch; Audun Iversen; Eri Nakamura; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Antonio Pappano
Código CDU: Mase.03
Forma Musical: Operas
Abstract: Today Jules Massenet is best known for the operas Manon and Werther and the solo violin Méditation, from Thaïs. During his lifetime, however, Massenet was one of the most prolific and celebrated operatic composers on earth. The public anxiously awaited his output, and Massenet became both wealthy and famous practicing his craft. His legacy endures because of his ability to create music which portrays the intimacy of human relationships and the emotions and conflicts that arise from them. His gift for melody is reflected in a variety of arias that are among the most beautiful in the French operatic repertoire. He was also a brilliant orchestrator, a skill which allowed him to capture the moods and colors of a wide variety of places and eras. In addition to opera, Massenet composed songs, oratorios, ballets and orchestral works, as well as chamber music and works for solo piano. Massenet was born in Montaud, France, to the family of a struggling metal worker. At the tender age of 10, he ...


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