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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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Throughout the opera, Agamemnon struggles with the aulive choice between sparing his daughter’s life and ensuring his subjects’ welfare. Agamemnon, unsure of what to do, summons his daughter Iphigenia Iphigenie for what she believes will be her marriage to Achilles.

These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Eventually she arrives with her mother, Clytemnestra, but Agamemnon announces that Achilles has changed his mind about the marriage. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. Learn aulied about Amazon Prime. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue.

Clytemnestra and Iphigenia try in vain to persuade Agamemnon to change his mind, but the general believes that he has no choice. Calchas, the great seer, prophesies that King Agamemnon must sacrifice his own daughter, Iphigenia, in order to guarantee fair winds for the ifigeni fleet en route to Troy —- a demand that comes from the goddess Diana herself.

At the start of the play, Agamemnon has second thoughts about going through with the sacrifice and sends a second message to his wife, telling her to ignore the first. Neue Musik-Zeitung, No. Enter a Perseus citation to go to another section or work. Iphigenia in Aulis this document Search for all inflected forms search for “amo” returns “amo”, “amas”, “amat”, etc. Iphigenia in Aulis and Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides.


At this point, Iphigenia resigns herself to her fate, and offers her own life for the sake of her people, while Clytemnestra entreats the vengeance of Jupiter upon the ruthless Greeks.

Clytemnestra never receives it, however, because it is intercepted by MenelausAgamemnon’s brother, who is enraged over his change of heart. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Agamemnon father Clytemnestra lfigenia Aegisthus stepfather Orestes brother Electra sister Chrysothemis sister.

Ifigenia in Aulide

Then, reconsidering his decision to sacrifice her, the king tries to prevent her arriving with the fabricated explanation that Achilles has been unfaithful. As the sacrifice is going to be held, however, Achilles bursts in with his warriors and the opera concludes with Gluck’s most significant revision of the original myth: This page was last edited on 2 Septemberat If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

All Search Options [ view abbreviations ]. Views Read Edit View history. However, when he tries to rally the Greeks against the sacrifice, he finds out that “the entirety of Greece”—including the Myrmidons under his personal command—demand that Agamemnon’s wishes be carried out, and he barely escapes being stoned.

The goddess Artemis demands a sacrifice if she is to calm the weather.

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The Bacchae Alcmaeon in Corinth. Wagner edited, re-scored and revised the opera significantly including a different ending and some other passages of his own composition. Theatre of the Palais-Royal First Pub lication. Furious at having been used as a prop in Agamemnon’s plan, Achilles vows to defend Iphigenia, initially more for the purposes of his own honour than to save the innocent girl.


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Ifigenia en Aulide

The brothers debate the matter and, eventually, each seemingly changes the other’s mind. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Views Read Edit View history. Daphne opera Ink novel Talk play. An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Arranger Renaud de Vilbac — Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

Achilles and Clytemnestra rush to save the girl from being sacrificed. The conflict between Agamemnon and Achilles over the fate of the young woman presages a similar conflict between the two at the beginning of the Iliad. Cross-references in general dictionaries to this page 3: 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. 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.

The third act opens with a chorus of Greeks: Retrieved from ” http: These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.

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