Kagrel Hansel whispers to Gretel to pretend to obey the witch. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Hansel says that he does not want to work, he would rather dance. They are presented with a gift. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

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Samur He reports that he had gone to town to sell his broomsand because he happened upon a festival, he managed to make a huge profit. Rvening English-speaking countries Hansel and Gretel is most often performed in English. Peter, their father, a broom maker baritone. They are presented with a gift. Fourteen angels come out and arrange themselves around the children to protect them as they sleep.

Gretel reminds Hansel to say their evening prayer, and after they pray, they fall asleep on the forest floor. He offers her the strawberries. Mother enters, and she is furious when she finds that Hansel and Gretel have not been working. She gets a stick to hit them, and, as they escape, she accidentally knocks over the jug, spilling all the milk. Please login to view your account. Meanwhile, the gingerbread children pull out from the ruins of the oven the witch, who has turned into gingerbread.

Opera Pronto, Colorado Opera Network. They answer that it is the wind. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Humperdinck and Wette presented a softer and lighter version of the story: Gretel, his sister soprano. Operaa staged drama set to music in its entirety, made up of vocal pieces with instrumental accompaniment and usually with orchestral overtures and interludes. The other children take the Witch, who has now herself turned into gingerbread, out of the oven.

Mother changes the subject to the broken jug, and after she finishes telling him the story, he laughs, then asks again after the children. The forest is filled with light as the curtain falls. A premiere was arranged for Munich late in He bursts into the house, roaring drunk, and kisses mother roughly.

She unfreezes Gretel with another spell and orders her to go into the house to set the table for supper. It is also used, less commonly, for a musical work not intended for the stage. There are various different translations available so no lyrics are shown in the full score. Problems playing this file? We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. The witch leaves him stiff and slow of movement.

Around Hansel and Gretel, the gingerbread children have turned back into humans. This well-known piece can be performed by orchestra with almost any suitable solo instruments or voices not necessarily the same; it could be performed by, say, a trumpet and a french horn or many other combinations.

Peter laughs heartily at this, and Gertrude cannot help joining in. Filter music for instrument: These files are completely safe and will never contain any sensitive information. Meanwhile, darkness is falling, and they realize that they are lost in the woods. As the basket empties, they fight for the remaining strawberries, and finally, Hansel grabs the basket and dumps the leftovers in his mouth.

Father is heard in the distance, calling for Hansel and Gretel. If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login.

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I love the image of them protecting children. I especially love the following image, which hit me with a jolt when I saw it the other day. Precisely the feeling I get when listening to this music. Although the second version of it, below, seems to be geared more toward an American audience, the sort of thing you might find on PBS holiday specials or pledge drive weeks.


Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck, Engelbert)


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