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Hamlet cries out again Hamlet: Non! Each continues to express conflicting feelings in an extended ensemble. The Queen warns Hamlet that he has offended his father, and she may be powerless to save his life The Queen: Hamlet, ma douleur est immense! Hamlet asks, who has offended his father? She denies any understanding of his meaning.
Hamlet blocks her attempt to leave, tries to force her to confront her guilt Hamlet: Ah! Let your defenseless heart weep over duties betrayed". Your voice devastates me! The Queen collapses on a couch. The orchestra repeats the distinctive ostinato first heard in the Ramparts Scene as the accompaniment to Hamlet's aria Spectre infernal!
The light dims, and the Ghost appears behind the couch, one arm extended toward Hamlet Ghost: Mon fils! Hamlet pulls back in confusion. The Ghost warns Hamlet Ghost: Souviens-toi As the Ghost vanishes, the orchestra plays the theme of Hamlet's Promise , and the doors close themselves. Hamlet asks his mother not to think he is mad; his rage has calmed. He tells her to repent and sleep in peace, then leaves. She collapses at the foot of the prie-Dieu.
Elizabeth Forbes states that the final duet of act 3 represents the climax of the act and the pivotal scene of the entire opera,  and the act as a whole "is by far the finest of the opera, musically as well as dramatically. A pastoral spot surrounded by trees. At the back, a lake dotted with verdant islets and bordered with willows and rushes. A short musical interlude of about two minutes, which features a soft, legato clarinet solo, introduces the fourth act.
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The recording conducted by Richard Bonynge with Sherrill Milnes as Hamlet and Joan Sutherland as Ophelia includes the ballet music in its proper place at the beginning of act 4, but omits significant portions of it. In the recording with Thomas Hampson as Hamlet, sections B—F of the ballet are included as an appendix. The video with Simon Keenlyside as Hamlet omits the entire ballet and most of its music sections A—E. The peasants see a young girl approaching Peasants: Mais quelle est cette belle et jeune demoiselle — "But who is this fair young maiden".
The orchestral part features a string quartet accompaniment marked "espressivo". This section, marked "Allegretto mouvement de Valse", begins with a short orchestral introduction. Pale and fair, sleeping under the deep waves". The Ballade replaces Shakespeare's "Tomorrow is St. A short choral passage Peasants: Sa raison a fui sans retour — "Her reason has fled, never to return" introduces an orchestral reprise of the waltz music first heard before the Ballade.
Je crois l'entendre! I think I hear him!
One sees her momentarily floating in her white gown, as the current carries her away. The action follows Gertrude's description of Ophelia's death in Shakespeare's act 4, scene 7. Song of the Gravediggers. Two gravediggers are digging a grave First Gravedigger: Dame ou prince, homme ou femme — "Lady or prince, man or woman". Hamlet's Theme is heard in the orchestra, and he appears in the distance and slowly approaches both Gravediggers: Jeune ou vieux, brune ou blonde — "Young or old, dark or fair". They drink and sing of the pleasures of wine.
Hamlet asks for whom the grave is intended. The gravediggers do not remember. After this shortened version of the gravediggers scene, the action diverges radically from that of the Shakespeare play.
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The English music critic John Steane , reviewing Simon Keenlyside 's performance of this aria, wrote:. Coming after the grave-diggers' scene, it is a tender yet bitterly repentant elegy on Ophelia's death. The soliloquy has no counterpart in Shakespeare and brings out the best in both Thomas and Keenlyside. From the composer it draws on the graceful French lyricism we know from the tenor solos in Mignon , adding a more complex responsiveness to the opera-Hamlet's simpler nature.
For the singer, it provides an opportunity to use the refinement of his art yet rise to phrases, high in the voice, where he can expand the riches of his tones and the most heartfelt of his feelings. Scene and recitative. Oui, je suis de retour; c'est moi! Yes, I have returned; it is I! They fight, and Hamlet is wounded. Funeral march and chorus. Quel est ce bruit de pas?
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What noise is that? The funeral procession appears, led by a choir of men and women Choir: Comme la fleur, comme la fleur nouvelle — "Like a flower, like a fresh flower". A crime! Lamentable victim of their black conspiracy! The King cries out "Mercy! You, my son, finish what you have begun! Strengthen my arm to run him through.
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Guide my strike! The King falls. The Queen cries out "Dieu! The murderer! The murderer of my father! The cloister awaits your mother! God has made you King. Et je suis Roi! And I am King! Thomas may have written it in the belief that the English would not accept an adaptation in which Hamlet lives. There is no evidence, however, that it was performed in Thomas's lifetime, either at Covent Garden or anywhere else. It appears in some German vocal scores and is included as an appendix to the recording with Thomas Hampson as Hamlet. This ending appears in the recording with Sherrill Milnes as Hamlet, conducted by Bonynge.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the opera by Brett Dean, see Hamlet Dean. For the opera by Franco Faccio, see Amleto. Hamlet's Promise.
Audio excerpt from the recording with Thomas Hampson. Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, conductor. The Cambridge Companion to Grand Opera , p. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Review of the recording of Hamlet with Thomas Hampson. Gramophone , January Opera News 74 9. Retrieved 12 March Subscription required. Opera News 43 4 : Macmillan, London and New York, The New York Times. The Musical Times : , The Opera Quarterly 19 3 : Retrieved Thomas: Hamlet".
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Opera News , 58 Retrieved 6 April A long banquet table is rolled from the wings at the conclusion of the Chanson Bacchique as the orchestra finishes playing. The King and Queen arrive last. The cuts include page nos. In total, these cuts reduce the ballet proper sections B—F to less than 15 minutes of music. It should also be noted that in the Entr'acte to act 4 p. Gerald Ambroise Thomas" recording review. The Opera Quarterly 3 1 : — The Opera Quarterly 11 3 : — Ambroise Thomas. List of operas by Ambroise Thomas. William Shakespeare 's Hamlet. Dumbshow Induction Quiddity Substitution. Sources Criticism.
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