Browse through all arias, ensembles and roles from the opera Ifigenia en Aulide by Christof von Gluck. With links to the scenes with movies and more. Read the synopsis of the French opera Ifigenia en Aulide by Christof von Gluck on With links to other information and other operas. Iphigénie en Aulide, Wq (Gluck, Christoph Willibald) Work Title, Iphigénie en Aulide. Alternative. Title, Tragédie opéra en trois actes. Composer, Gluck.
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Ifigenia en Aulide Synopsis
An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus ifgenia modifications you make. Clytemnestra never receives it, however, because it is intercepted by EhAgamemnon’s brother, who is enraged over his change of heart. This file is from the MIT archive project. Menelaus is apparently convinced that it would be better to disband the Greek army than to have his niece killed, but Agamemnon is now ready to carry out the sacrifice, claiming that the army will storm his palace at Argos and kill his entire family if he does not.
Calchas, the great seer, prophesies that King Agamemnon must sacrifice his own daughter, Iphigenia, in order to guarantee fair winds for the king’s fleet ifigejia route to Troy —- a demand that comes from the goddess Diana herself.
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Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Learn more about Amazon Prime. In his depiction of the experiences of the main characters, Euripides frequently uses tragic irony for dramatic effect. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system. To Menelaus, this is not only a personal blow for it is his wife, Helenwith whom the Trojan prince Paris ran off, and whose retrieval is the main pretext for the warit may also lead to mutiny and the downfall of the Greek leaders should the rank and file discover the prophecy and realise that their general has put his family above their pride as soldiers.
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Leading the chorus in a hymn to Artemis, she goes to her death, with her mother Clytemnestra so distraught as to presage her murder of her husband and Orestes’s matricide years later.
It is, however, generally considered that this is not an authentic part of Euripides’ original text. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: See all free Kindle reading apps. Despite her lover’s protestations and her mother’s lamentations, Iphigenia is willing to die for her father.
Iphigenia AulidensisLeipzig, Teubner,p. By this time, Clytemnestra is already on her way to Aulis with Iphigenia and her baby brother Orestesmaking the decision of how to proceed all the more difficult. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. The play as it exists in the manuscripts ends with a messenger reporting that Iphigenia has been replaced on the altar by a deer.
When the couple are about to proceed to the temple, however, Arcas, the captain of Agamemnon’s guards, reveals that the king is awaiting his daughter before the altar in order to kill her.
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The wedding ceremony is due to be celebrated and festivities take place with dances and choruses. Agamemnon father Clytemnestra mother Aegisthus stepfather Orestes brother Electra sister Chrysothemis sister. Enter a Perseus citation to go to another section or work. Views Read Edit View history. Greek soldiers and people; Thessalian warriors; women from Argos; women from Aulis; men, women and slaves from Lesbos; priestesses of Diana: Agamemnon, in spite of his horror, must consider this seriously because his assembled troops, who have been waiting on the beach and are increasingly restless, may rebel if their bloodlust is not satisfied.
Arranger Berthold Tours Agamemnon father Clytemnestra mother Aegisthus stepfather Orestes brother Electra sister Chrysothemis sister. During that year span from toit was performed in Paris more than times,  and eventually turned out to be Gluck’s most frequently performed opera in Paris.
Cross-references in general dictionaries to this page 3: Search all Search scenes Search operas Search roles Search composers. The Songs of the Kings. Visit our Help Pages. Agamemnon Menelaus Clytemnestra Iphigenia Achilles attendant. Throughout the opera, Agamemnon struggles with the terrible choice between sparing his daughter’s life and ensuring his subjects’ welfare. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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Retrieved from ” https: Clytemnestra and Iphigenia try in vain to persuade Agamemnon to change his mind, but the general believes that he has no choice.
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A new recording conducted by Christoph Spering was released by Oehms Classics in Arranger Richard Wagnerending Hermann Behn eb Richard WagnerGerman text. Unicode Buckwalter transliteration View by Default: Iphigenia in Tauris