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Robert le Diable opera in five acts by Giacomo Meyerbeer

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Published by Opera Orchestra of New York in [New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementGiacomo Meyerbeer ; text by Eugène Scribe and Germain Delavigne.
ContributionsScribe, Eugène, 1791-1861., Delavigne, Germain, 1790-1868., Opera Orchestra of New York.
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13550421M

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  Giacomo Meyerbeer’s “Robert le Diable” premiered on Novem , and is among the first of the grand operas performed at the Paris Opera. Based on tales surrounding Robert the Magnificent, duke of Normandy, which claimed he was the son of the devil, the opera’s supernatural plot and dramatic impact made it an instant success. Robert le Diable, in , brought something new to grand 's libretto adapted the fashion for Gothic spookery (a ballet for ghostly nuns!), medieval legend and Byronic existentialism. The music and the dramatic use Meyerbeer made of . Some of us have been waiting for many years at the proverbial bus stop for a recording of Meyerbeer’s Robert le diable, and true to form no fewer than three have now come along all at once. Unfortunately, the recordings are so dire that it is still impossible to assess the real worth of a work that took the 19th-century stage by storm.2/5. The Paperback of the Robert le Diable by Giacomo Meyerbeer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases.

Robert the Devil (Latin: Robertus Diabolus) is a legend of medieval origin about a Norman knight who discovers he is the son of Satan. His mother, despairing of heaven's aid in order to obtain a son, had asked for help from the devil. But first a short introduction to Robert le Diable. It was Meyerbeer's first Grand Opera and the first opera he wrote for Paris. Up untill the First World War it was hugely succesful throughout the world, from Calcutta to New Orleans, from Stockholm to Lisbon and the first opera to be performed at the Paris Opera a thousand times (within sixty years).2/5(4). robert le diable Download robert le diable or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get robert le diable book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.   Laurent Pelly's production of Meyerbeer’s forgotten opera, Robert le diable, is typically facile. Bryan Hymel as Robert (centre) in Robert le diable at the Royal Opera House. That the first staging of Robert le diable at Covent Garden since should have been born under the unluckiest of stars will have surprised few Meyerbeer watchers.2/5.