Playlist for July 19, 2013 -- As Good as the Original: On translating operas into English
Here is a list of music played on the July 19, 2013 broadcast of VoiceBox (Re-run: program initially aired on April 15, 2011):
Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love - "Benedette Queste Carte"; Metropolitan Opera
Bizet's Carmen, Act II: Toreado Song: Votre Toast, Je Peux Vous Le Rendre; Dmitr Hvorotovsky
Bizet's Carmen, Act II: Toreador's Arie: You're Most Kind; Gerald Finley
Wagner's Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods) - Prelude: Now the Gods Will Seize the Spear That Was Shattered
Puccini's Madama Butterfly - Act II, Pt. 1: One Fine Day
Massenet's Manon - "Adieu, Notre Petit Table"
Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro - Act I: Non Piu Andrai
Donizetti's Mary Stuart - "Oh Deign to Hear Our Prayer, Merciful Saviour"
Handel's Ariodante, HWV 33: "Il Mio Crudel Martoro" (The Grief and Pain I Suffer)