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sábado, 9 de diciembre de 2017

OPERA MANON- JULES MASSENET COMPOSER

WATCHING THIS PICTURES, IMAGINE THE STORY :

This is the beginning:  Manon is a young girl Parisian who dreams of fame and money An atractive  gentleman with a small defect will cross her  path : he is not rich.....












VOCABULARY :

- Costume - a set of clothes in a style typical of a particular country or historical period

- Stage - a platform on which actors, entertainers, or speakers perform.

- Recitative  Speech like singing. The singer semi chants the words, like free rhythm of speech.

- Aria  A big song where the singer reveals her feelings and shows of her voice.

- Chorus /choir  A fairly large company of singers who perform together, usually in parts

- Duet - A composition to be performed by two musicians

- Ensemble - A group of musicians that perform as a unit

- Perform - it is the realization of a composition or in other words to "play" music with one or more 
musicians


This VIDEO is very interesting and tell us things about Manon: http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/this-is-opera/this-is-opera-manon/3159159/




Here you can watch some photos of our visit: