A scene from The Magic Flute, Le Magique - Horea Crishan - The Magic Of The Pan Flute (Vinyl. From The Current. An Opera for Everyone Ingmar Bergman expert Peter Cowie discusses the idiosyncratic ways the Swedish master brought the delight of Mozart to the screen. Sneak Peeks — Mar 13, By Alexander Chee Essays — Nov 16, Shot in sumptuous color by Sven Nykvist, and featuring some of the finest Nordic singers of the day, the fi ….
By Peter Cowie Essays — May 16, Happily Ever After? The glittering surfaces of classic fairy tales often mask undercurrents of emotional torment, spiritual foreboding, and moral transgression. At the low end, the part of Sarastro, premiered by Franz Xaver Gerlincludes a conspicuous F 2 in a few locations. The opera was premiered in Vienna on 30 September at the suburban Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden.
On the reception of the opera, Mozart scholar Maynard Solomon writes:. Although there were no reviews of the first performances,  it was immediately evident that Mozart and Schikaneder had achieved a great success, the opera drawing immense crowds and reaching hundreds of performances during the s.
As Mozart's letters show, he was very pleased to have achieved such a success. Solomon continues:. Mozart's delight is reflected in his last three letters, written to Constanzewho with her sister Sophie was spending the second week of October Le Magique - Horea Crishan - The Magic Of The Pan Flute (Vinyl Baden.
You can see how this opera is becoming more and more esteemed. He went to hear his opera almost every night, taking along [friends and] relatives. The opera celebrated its th performance in Novemberthough Mozart did not have the pleasure of witnessing this milestone, as he had died 5 December The opera was first performed outside Vienna 21 September in Lemberg then in Prague.
It then made "triumphal progress through Germany's opera houses great and small",  and with the early 19th century spread to essentially all the countries of Europe—and eventually, everywhere in the world—where opera is cultivated.
As Branscombe documents, the earlier performances were often of highly altered, sometimes even mutilated, versions of the opera see Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith.
Productions LP) the past century have tended to be more faithful to Mozart's music, though faithful rendering of Mozart and Schikaneder's original quite explicit stage directions and dramatic vision continues to be rare; with isolated exceptions, modern productions strongly reflect the creative preferences of the stage director.
On 28 Decemberthree and a half weeks after Mozart's death, his widow Constanze offered to send a manuscript score of The Magic Flute to the electoral court in Bonn.
Nikolaus Simrock published this text in the first full-score edition Bonn,claiming that it was "in accordance with Mozart's own wishes" Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung13 September The Magic Flute is noted for its prominent Masonic elements,  although some scholars hold that the Masonic influence is exaggerated.
The Queen of the Night is seen by some to represent a dangerous form of obscurantismby others to represent Roman Catholic Empress Maria Theresa and still others see the Roman Catholic Church itself, which was strongly anti-Masonic.
The names of the performers at the premiere are taken from a preserved playbill for this performance at rightwhich does not give full names; "Hr. While the female roles in the opera are assigned to different voice typesthe playbill for the premiere performance referred to all of the female singers as Le Magique - Horea Crishan - The Magic Of The Pan Flute (Vinyl. The casting of the roles relies on the actual vocal range of the part.
The work is scored for two flutes one doubling on piccolotwo oboestwo clarinets doubling basset hornstwo bassoonstwo hornstwo trumpetsthree trombones alto, tenor, and basstimpani and strings. It also requires a four-part chorus for several numbers notably the finales of each act. Mozart also called for a stromento d'acciaio instrument of steel to perform Papageno's magic bells. This instrument has since been lost to history, though modern day scholars believe it to be a keyed glockenspielwhich is usually replaced with a celesta in modern-day performances.
Charles Rosen has remarked on the character of Mozart's orchestration:. The opera begins with the overture, which Mozart composed last. Tamino, a handsome prince lost in a distant land, is pursued by a serpent and asks the gods to save him aria: " Zu Hilfe!
Zu Hilfe! He faints, and three ladies, attendants of the Queen of the Night, appear and kill the serpent. They find the unconscious prince extremely attractive, and each of them tries to convince the other two to leave. After arguing, they reluctantly decide to leave together. Tamino wakes up, and is surprised to find himself still alive. Papageno enters dressed as a bird. Tamino introduces himself to Papageno, thinking Papageno killed the serpent.
Papageno happily takes the credit — claiming he strangled it with his bare hands. The three ladies suddenly reappear and instead of giving Papageno wine, cake and figs, they give him water, a stone and place a padlock over his mouth as a warning not to lie.
The ladies return and tell Tamino that Pamina has been captured by Sarastro, whom they describe as a powerful, evil demon. Tamino vows to rescue Pamina. The Queen leaves and the ladies remove the padlock from Papageno's mouth with a warning not to lie any more. They give Tamino a magic flute which has the power to change sorrow into joy.
They tell Papageno to go with Tamino, and give him Papageno magic bells for protection. The ladies introduce three child-spirits, who will guide Tamino and Papageno to Le Magique - Horea Crishan - The Magic Of The Pan Flute (Vinyl temple.
Together Tamino and Papageno set forth Quintet: "Hm! Pamina is dragged in by Sarastro's slaves, apparently having tried to escape.
Monostatos, a blackamoor and chief of the slaves, orders the slaves to chain her and leave him alone with her. Monostatos and Papageno are each terrified by the other's strange appearance and both flee. Papageno returns and announces to Pamina that her mother has sent Tamino to save her. Pamina rejoices to hear that Tamino is in love with her. She offers sympathy and hope to Papageno, who longs for a wife.
Tamino approaches the left-hand entrance and is denied access by voices from within, LP). The same happens when he goes to the entrance on the right. But from the entrance in the middle, an old priest appears and lets Tamino in. The old priest is referred to as "The Speaker" in the libretto, but his role is a singing role. He tells Tamino that Sarastro is benevolent, not evil, and that he should not trust the Queen of the Night.
He promises that Tamino's confusion will be lifted when Tamino approaches the temple in a spirit of friendship. Tamino plays his magic flute. Animals appear and dance, enraptured, to his music.
Tamino hears Papageno's pipes sounding offstage, and hurries off to find him aria: " Wie stark ist nicht dein Zauberton ". They are recaptured by Monostatos and his slaves. Papageno plays his magic bells, and Monostatos and his slaves begin to dance, and exit the stage, still dancing, mesmerised by the beauty of the music chorus: " Das klinget so herrlich ".
Papageno and Pamina hear the sound of Sarastro's retinue approaching. Papageno is frightened and asks Pamina what they should say.
She answers that they must tell the truth. Sarastro enters, with a crowd of followers. Pamina falls at Sarastro's feet and confesses that she tried to escape because Monostatos had forced his attentions on her.
Sarastro receives her kindly and assures her that he wishes only for her happiness. But he refuses to return her to her mother, whom he describes as a proud, headstrong woman, and a bad influence on those around her.
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"The Magic Flute" is what is known as a singspiel, the eighteenth-century equivalent of an operetta. As the overture plays, we see a sunlit field, soldiers in trenches preparing for war, and a chamber orchestra on the battlefield playing the music. Suddenly a battle breaks out, although the music continues playing. Editorial Reviews. Music and cinema come together in the most brilliant -- and accessible -- cinematic adaptation of an opera ever made. Performed by singers who can act as well as vocalize, Ingmar Bergman's richly textured version of Mozart's The Magic Flute is a beautifully staged mixture of fairy tale and Masonic allegory that captures all of the opera's drama, humor, romance, and. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Horea Crishan - Magie der Panflöte at Discogs. Complete your Horea Crishan collection.4/5(3). This is an incredibly interesting and detailed look at Mozart's great opera, The Magic Flute, from a Masonic perspective. There is no doubt it was intended as an allegory for Masonic principles and ideals, but that has been watered down or ignored over the years until a belief has arisen that Mozart composed wonderful music to an otherwise poor 4/5(6). May 16, · - Quoique le film ait été conçu pour la TV de , le son bénéficie de la stéréo, avec une spatialisation ultraprécise. L’image source est de qualité cinématographique, mais en ancien format TV – 4/3 qui sera probablement redimensionné par votre téléviseur ;Reviews: Major Themes in The Magic Flute Filled with ritual and symbolism, Mozart’s final masterpiece is a playful but profound look at man's search for love and his struggle to attain wisdom and virtue. From the virtuosic arias of the Queen of the Night to the folksong-like melodies of the bird catcher Papageno, the full range. "The Magic Flute" is what is known as a singspiel, the eighteenth-century equivalent of an operetta. As the overture plays, we see a sunlit field, soldiers in trenches preparing for war, and a chamber orchestra on the battlefield playing the music. Suddenly a battle breaks out, although the music continues playing. The Magic Flute (Swedish: Trollflöjten) is Ingmar Bergman's film version of Mozart's opera Die Zauberflöbalnalatelesupprosivadisbere.coinfo was intended as a television production and was first shown on Swedish television on 1 January , but was followed by a cinema release later that year. Auf Discogs können Sie sich ansehen, wer an Vinyl von The Magic Of The Pan Pipes mitgewirkt hat, Rezensionen und Titellisten lesen und auf dem Marktplatz nach der Veröffentlichung suchen.3/5(1). The Magic Flute (German: Die Zauberflöte, pronounced [ˈdiː ˈt͡saʊ̯bɐˌfløːtə] ()), K. , is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel balnalatelesupprosivadisbere.coinfo work is in the form of a Singspiel, a popular form during the time it was written that included both singing and spoken dialogue. The work was premiered on 30 September at Schikaneder's.
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