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Music 101Realistic Opera 19th c. ch. 28

STUDY
PLAY
realistic opera
not really happy
about everyday life
Carmen
George Bizet (french)
takes place in Spain
Carmen very willful (gypsie)
works in cigar factory
seduces Don Jose (military guy)
she moves on to Escamillo (bullfighter)
Don Jose stabs Carmen to death @ end of opera
Habanera
Spain
Flamenco (melody-chromatic)
Giacomo Puccini
Italian
born in Lucca, worked in Milan
Verismo (realism)
Exoticism
La Boheme (Rent)
Tosca
Madame Butterfly
he's not recognized till 35
La Boheme
Rodolfo and Mimi = poor lovers
Teberculosis kills Mimi in end
"Che gelda manina"- "Ah what a frozen little hand"
-Aria: "Che gelida manina"
Verismo