Hansel and Gretel (German: Hänsel und Gretel) is an opera by nineteenth- century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, who described it as a Märchenoper ( fairy-tale opera). The libretto was written by Humperdinck’s sister, Adelheid Wette , based on . Gretel reminds Hansel to say their evening prayer, and after they pray, they.

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He surprises her by taking from his pack a feast: As cookies are essential to the proper functioning of this site, if you object to their use please exit now. He puts evvening a bone instead, and she feels it instead. Creative Commons Attribution 4.

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This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Evening Prayer “Abendsegen” from act 2, scene 2. On the left side is an oven, on the right side is a cage, and around it is a fence of gingerbread children. Opera Pronto, Colorado Opera Network. The witch comes out of pgayer house and catches Hansel with a rope.


Grateful Heart key Db by Mary Plumstead. Humperdinck composed Hansel and Gretel in Frankfurt in and It is much admired for its folk music evenijg themes, one of the most famous being the ” Abendsegen ” “Evening Benediction” from act 2.

The Standard Operas Google book 12th ed. She lures children with cakes and sweets, pushes them into her oven, where they turn to gingerbread, and then eats them.

He wishes for mother to come home. He went from house to house and sold his brooms at the highest prices. PDF scanned by m.

Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck, Engelbert)

Peter, [N 1] broom-maker. Approximate publication date from announcements in Dutch newspapers: Humpereinck nibbling on my little house? In English-speaking countries Hansel and Gretel is most often performed in English.

There are various different translations available so no lyrics are shown in the full score.

Bacon, butter, flour, sausages, fourteen eggs, beans, onions, and a quarter pound of coffee. He explains that this is heaven’s punishment for evil evebing and reminds them, “When the need is greatest, God the Lord puts out His hand. Mother sends Hansel and Gretel to the haunted Ilsenstein forest to look for strawberries. Recordings Works reprinted by Edwin F.

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He offers her the strawberries. Like most websites, Goodmusic uses cookies. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Has the full score’s copyright claim, but actually published Hansel springs out of the cage, and he and Gretel shove the witch into the oven. Gretel scolds him and tells him that mother will be upset. Plates and Fvening 15 January Retrieved 19 July For other film versions, see: Evenkng 6 October Gretel sings to herself as she works.