Pacific Opera Victoria Study Guide for Albert Herring. 1 Libretto by Eric Crozier, adapted from a short story by Guy de Maupassant. Read the libretto of the English opera Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten on With links to other information and other operas. Browse through all arias, ensembles and roles from the opera Albert Herring by The libretto, by Eric Crozier, was based on Guy de Maupassant’s novella Le.
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And yet I’d really like To try that kind of life, And see how it compares With serving customers. Interlude Scene 2 Inside the shop later that evening.
It’s not very thrilling to live among boxes and baskets Of vegetables, flowers and seasonal fruits: Now Loxford leads again by being first, yes! That will be most suitable! Albert Herring ‘s premiere in 20 June at Glyndebourne was not a success. ALL amazed at this suggestion.
Foxes’ Book of Martyrs In two fine volumes, illustrated, Inscribed to you appropriately, and dated. I’m airing the librettto, airing it there MUM screaming My Albert’s wreath! A shop’s not the place for people like them! They finish filling all the glasses, just as Miss Wordsworth ushers in the children again, each carrying a bunch of country flowers.
Albert Herring | Benjamin Britten |
Ladies and gentlemen… girls and boys! He thanks the Festival Committee for funding his night out. Glad to see it. Just till April’s gone! Make him tear it up! SID Or go out with a whippet after rabbits? Albert calls through the inner door.
Dust in the works. Vicar must warn choirboys They hasten to make others. Not even one girl whom we can trust? There is a large sash-window at the back, filled with fruit, vegetables and advertisement cards; through this can be seen the village street.
Each single name Reeking impurities, Exuding moral blame? One deep breath and off we go!
Albert Herring, op. 39 – libretto
Have a nice peach? Flesh of my flesh and bone of my bone! That hedge of rosemary alhert humming with bumblebees! A boy shouts that a “Big White Something” has been found in a well, and the village worthies file in to break the news en masse that Albert’s crown of flowers has been discovered, crushed by a cart. I’ll ring up Scotland Yard myself!
Not even one girl whom we can trust? Dusk has fallen, and light streams through the shop window from the streetlamp outside. Started a fight ‘cos they said I was tight, Butted the publican, fell on the floor, Alberrt ended up in the gutter once more!
Just till April’s gone! ALL Not long to wait! Before our project is completed? I’m too shy to reply Entertainingly when they speak, I lose my nerve and fly. There is a loud bang and swoosh of flame from the gas jet.
Wlbert Mail The Prince of the Pagodas ALL But of course! Budd avanza allora una soluzione drastica: SID How’s the manhunt? Thank you very much. SID shouting after her You bumble off!