Eurydice

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Eurydice

(yo͞orĭd`ĭsē): see OrpheusOrpheus
, in Greek mythology, celebrated Thracian musician. He was the son of Calliope by Apollo or, according to another legend, by Oeagrus, a king of Thrace. Supposedly, the music of his lyre was so beautiful that when he played, wild beasts were soothed, trees danced, and
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Eurydice

doomed to eternal death when Orpheus disobeys Hades. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 97]

Eurydice

transformed into a bacchante to suit enamored Zeus. [Fr. Operetta: Offenbach, Orpheus in Hades, Westerman, 271–272]
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Observing that no other composer was attempting this musical imitation of spoken declamation, Calzabigi explains how he declaimed the Italian text of his Orfeo ed Euridice to Gluck, as he did also with another opera to the Italian composer and singer Vito Giuseppe Millico.
Talent stifled, Euridice turns her hand to a number of creative endeavours - from cooking to dress making - in an attempt to channel her creativity and brighten up her daily routine.
Euridice, on the other hand, attempts to be the good daughter in her family, marrying a man she feels less than thrilled about for security and respectability.
Gluck composed Orfeo ed Euridice in 1762, abandoning traditional conventions and amazing his audiences with realistic, true-to-life situations making them believable through accessible music and words.
Aunque el asunto que canta Orfeo es la perdida de Euridice, su manifestacion externa--musica y voz--tiene un efecto catartico en el entorno natural, solo posible por la comunicacion entre interprete y escuchas (14).
El argumento del primer acto puede resumirse del siguiente modo: luego de la conversacion entre sus padres, Orfeo le describe a su madre su amor por Euridice, conversa con ella intentando convencerla de que se le entregue antes de casarse, discute con Mira, una antigua amante despechada, se enfrenta a la Dama Negra, una figura ominosa que anuncia la muerte de alguien, y finalmente consuma fisicamente su amor con Euridice, quien a continuacion es apunalada por Aristeu a causa de los celos.
Basta recorrer el indice analitico de La tradicion clasica de Gilbert Highet (2) para advertir que se extendio hasta la reinterpretacion del mito en el siglo veinte, con los ejemplos que se ocurren mas destacados, el Orfeo de Cocteau, la Euridice de Anouilh, Die Sonettean Orpheus de Rilke.
Orfeo] deseando ir a ver a su amada Euridice, no queria ir a traves de la muerte, debido a la molicie y el afeminamiento causados por su musica, y busco un modo de ir vivo.
En efecto, la historia de Orfeo que baja al infierno para rescatar a su mujer Euridice era un motivo muy difundido en la epoca, procedente de los textos clasicos y despues de los italianos, y que se puso de moda en la poesia como recurso para cifrar los sentimientos del poeta amante.
Ending with French arias from Gluck's "Orfeo e Euridice," Gounod's "Mireille" and Delibes' "Lakme," Espiritu's vocal power changed hues, and here he succeeded in making a beautiful connection and differences between art songs and operatic arias.
Tres ensaios se articulam, na sequencia, em torno do tema da pos-memoria e das maneiras de assumir verbalmente o trauma: o texto de Euridice Figueiredo indaga a questao da pos-memoria na chamada Segunda Geracao, atraves da analise de romances de Patrick Modiano e de W.
With her Conservatory experience and degree behind her, she moved on to the Netherlands, where she had been accepted as a member of Opera Studio Nederland's young artist program, making her international debut as Euridice in Pierre Audi's production of Monteverdi's Orfeo.