• Gian Carlo Menotti
  • Amahl and the Night Visitors (1951)

  • G Schirmer Inc (World)
  • 121111002perchp.pfstr
  • 2pf
  • SATB chorus; dancers
  • boy soprano, Soprano, Tenor, Baritone, 2 Basses
  • 46 min
  • Gian Carlo Menotti
  • Libretto by the composer.
  • Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, English, Chinese, Dutch

Programme Note

Cast List:

   AMAHL, a crippled boy of about 12: Boy Soprano
   HIS MOTHER: Soprano
   KASPAR, a king, slightly deaf: Tenor
   MELCHIOR, a king: Baritone
   BALTHAZAR, a king: Bass
   THE PAGE: Bass
   CHORUS OF SHEPHERDS AND VILLAGERS
   DANCERS


Synopsis:

The story of a crippled shepherd boy Amahl, who offers his crutch as a present to the Christ child, is healed and joins the Three Kings on their way to Bethlehem.

Listen

Amahl and the Night Visitors: Amahl! Amahl! (Mother, Amahl)
Amahl and the Night Visitors: Stop bothering me! (Mother, Amahl)
Amahl and the Night Visitors: Don't cry, Mother dear (Amahl, Mother)
Amahl and the Night Visitors: Amahl… Yes, Mother (Mother, Amahl)
Amahl and the Night Visitors: Emily! Emily! (Chorus, Mother)
Amahl and the Night Visitors: Shepherds' Dance
Amahl and the Night Visitors: All that gold! (Mother)
Amahl and the Night Visitors: Don't you dare! (Amahl)
Amahl and the Night Visitors: Shepherds, Arise! (Chorus, King Melchior, Amahl)

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