All about Dialogues des Carmélites (Dialogues of the Carmelites): Libretto ( Opera) by Francis Poulenc. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site. Dialogues des Carmélites. Libretto. English &​ French. Author. Poulenc, Francis, Other Authors. Machlis, Joseph, Bernanos, Georges. Les dialogues des Carmélites: Francis Poulenc: His opera Les dialogues des Carmélites (–56, libretto by Georges Bernanos) is considered one of the.

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New York Review of Books. Sister Constance remarks to Blanche that the prioress’ death seemed unworthy of her, and speculates that she had been given the wrong death, as one might be given the wrong coat in a cloakroom. Alle werden auf einem Karren zur Guillotine gefahren.

Rodney Milnes describes Bernanos’ text as “concise and clear” and that like “all good librettos it suggests far more than it states”. Upon receiving the news, the chaplain tells Mother Marie, when they meet again, that since God has chosen to spare her, she cannot voluntarily become a martyr by joining the others in prison. Die Schwestern entschliessen sich, im Kloster zu bleiben.

The Mother Superior informs her that the Carmelite Order is not a refuge; it is the duty of the nuns to guard the Order, not the other way around. Having seen all the other nuns executed, as she mounts the scaffold, Blanche sings the final stanza of the ” Veni Creator Spiritus ,” “Deo Patri sit gloria Mother Marie says that the Carmelites can save France by giving their lives, but the Mother Superior corrects her: Chevalier de la Force.


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For the film, see Dialogue with the Carmelites. Retrieved from ” https: Public Private login e. At the last minute, Blanche appears, to Constance’s joy, and joins the condemned community.

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Separate different tags with a comma. She replies that the nuns will continue to serve, no matter how they are dressed. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sister Anne of the Cross. Poulenc Work; ‘Carmelites’ Has U.

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Lists What are lists? Project Gutenberg 0 editions. The composer’s second opera, Poulenc wrote the libretto after the work of the same name by Georges Bernanos. Bernanos died on 5 July Google Books — Loading Please see the Talk page for examples.

State Library of NSW. Tags What are tags? To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Margarita Wallmann took her husband, president of Ricordi, libertto was Poulenc’s publishing firm, to see the Bernanos play in Vienna. In the absence of a new prioress, Mother Marie proposes that the nuns take a vow of martyrdom.


For copyright reasons, this libretto cannot be published. Blanche refuses, saying that she has found happiness in the Carmelite Order. Valcarenghi had approached Poulenc with a commission librefto a ballet for La Scala in Milan. The opera is among a comparatively small number of post-Puccini works that has never lost its place in the international repertory. Later she admits to Mother Marie that it is fear or the fear of fear itself, as the Chevalier expresses it that keeps her from leaving.

A secret vote is held; there is one dissenting voice. No library descriptions found.

Sister Constance of St. However, all must agree, or Mother Marie will not insist. In Januaryshe agreed, and donated her portion of the royalties due to her, as creator of the original story, over to Bernanos’ widow and children.

CD Audiobook 0 editions. Series An official Opera Australia libretto ; no. The nuns are all arrested and condemned to death, but Mother Marie is away at the time of the arrest.