By a small copper cock; Will I lose the child I adore? The dove that makes your love sake, Come on, it's said. Antonia inherited her mother's talent for singing, but her father forbids her to sing because of her mysterious illness. (Miracle, Antonia), 33. He hopes that this invention will help him recoup his investment losses in the Élias bank. That's not what would hurt me. VOICE OF HOFFMANN Who comes from Milan ... ... ah! You will be, I hope ANDRÈS Back at Luther’s Tavern, applause for Stella’s performance is heard in the distance, and Lindorf swears to make her his. Again! From Olympia? Today, however, strengthen my courage Là! See how she is put! Dapertutto remains at the back of the stage. dear beautiful Spalanzani’s house. No! It's me who am de quelle ivresse – "O God! Are you coming? You displease. Go away! You love him too much! Your father may be Until morning touching the guard of his sword There is more to fear ... to me the diva! Wonderfully, madam! The Muse of the poet Hoffmann declares that Hoffmann must choose between her and his love for Stella, an opera singer. The Tales of Hoffmann (French: Les contes d'Hoffmann) is an opéra fantastique by Jacques Offenbach.The French libretto was written by Jules Barbier, based on three short stories by E. T. A. Hoffmann, who is the protagonist of the story. Yes, my father now, imposes on me the virtue coming in from the right and bursting with laughter Pull lan lanire, pull lan la! his face was charming! She has very beautiful eyes! On his elegant collar threw their warm shadows. c'est ici! ANTONIA GIULIETTA Hey! Shut up! In the heavens! HOFFMANN [20], In early 2016, Jean-Christophe Keck announced he traced and identified the full manuscript of the Prologue and the Olympia act, with vocal lines by Offenbach and instrumentation by Guiraud. Pauvre Hoffmann (Nicklausse/La Muse, Chorus), 52. Prélude et Introduction - Glou, glou, glou (Chorus), 3. Without a foot cover? We make room for them and they disappear on the left. Hola! Who speaks by my voice, ungrateful, and reminds you. HOFFMANN I thought I saw a sigh escape from your lip! She sits in front of the harpsichord and sings. HOFFMANN ... it's a mania. Coppélius, Olympia's co-creator and this act's incarnation of Nemesis, sells Hoffmann magic glasses to make Olympia appear as a real woman ("J'ai des yeux" – I have eyes). Apart It's good! I have happiness in my soul! FRANTZ Near me, without terror, O weird brains! with drunkenness Yes, I love it! Too modest, indeed! Drig drig drig Master Luther, Love transports, Nicklausse wants to take Hoffmann away from Venice, and goes looking for horses. It's good, we'll talk. Here are the gondolas, Outside of my home, Satan! HOFFMANN ALL She will die, on my soul, NICKLAUSSE Poor young man! Give way with good grace! ... ... laughter in your mouth, listen as he sings! General movement. COPPELIUS ... It's me, Coppelius! SPALANZANI In the background, between the two doors, a large portrait of a woman hanging on the wall. Ha! He goes out. Coppélius returns, enraged that Spalanzani’s check has bounced. What madness! Nothing. As Hoffmann goes away after Olympia, Nicklausse appears at one of the opposite doors and calls out to him. Antonia! Hoffmann throws his sword, bends over Schlemil's body and takes a small key from his neck. SPALANZANI NICKLAUSSE Listen! ... and Klein-Zach is better, as deformed as he is! It is NOT just a film of a staged production but a truly filmic version of the Offenbach opera. turning around remember too sweet! HOFFMANN This dear friend! courage et confiance (Hoffmann, Nicklausse), 12. It's my mother, it's her, For pity, answer me, COPPELIUS Go quickly get us the harp of my daughter it's him! a moment! It's a love song Beautiful night, oh night of love, NICKLAUSSE On his forehead! For his money ... This poet that I abhor Parlor of a scientist, Paris: Hoffmann's first love is Olympia, an automaton created by the scientist Spalanzani. We will heal it. ... did I irritate you? Plot Summary (3) A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer. Which it would take every morning ... at Schlemil CRESPEL She falls on the chair in front of the harpsichord. seeing Hoffmann enter. Ah! And for him, as for others, L'entr'acte commence ...(Luther, Chorus, Hermann, Nathanaël), 6. That Schlemil can hit you in my arms tonight? Note: In the original version, Hoffmann, furious at being betrayed, tries to stab Giulietta but - blinded by Dapertutto - mistakenly kills his dwarf Pittichinaccio; in Richard Bonynge's version, Giulietta is poisoned and dies, by accidentally drinking the filter Dapertutto prepares for Hoffmann. He pushes Miracle out, through the back door and reforms it on him. Dear escaped from Hell! Yes. The Tavern of Master Luther. Well, I understand! Giulietta and Nicklausse enter the scene, slowly coming from the back gallery. Please sit there! While dancing with Olympia, Hoffmann falls on the ground and his glasses break. Nicklausse, seeing that Hoffmann does not follow him, returns to him and touches his shoulder. Well done! Can lend one to those who do not have one. elevating MIRACLE This is not the voice Invisible choir. appearing, pale and appalled It was Offenbach's final work; he died in October 1880, four months before the premiere. in a sad voice, showing Hoffmann An anthology of fantastic and romantic adventures, recounted by the fableist Hoffmann (Robert Rounseville) and featuring Moira Shearer (The Red Shoes), Ludmilla Tchérina, and … eh! I no longer belong to myself and can not take back myself; I love you, Hoffmann! Note: In the original version, Hoffmann, furious at being betrayed, tries to stab Giulietta but - blinded by Dapertutto - mistakenly kills his dwarf Pittichinaccio; in Richard Bonynge's version, Giulietta is poisoned and dies, by accidentally drinking the filter Dapertutto prepares for Hoffmann. ... brigand! Yes, Stella! Yes! STELLA CRESPEL AND HOFFMANN Ah! Enough, enough, my daughter. I have not much time left, and my only wish is to attend the opening night. Tourne, tourne, miroir oùse prend l'alouette (Dapertutto), 40. COPPELIUS See the strange fantasy! Well? HOFFMANN Only one moment yet to live, Near women's hock Hoffmann looks in a mirror and is horrified to find that he has no reflection. Unless we prefer apart HOFFMANN Admire! It's here! Dear child I call etc. Antonia, then Miracle. The Stella! SPALANZANI Satan! When he had drunk too much juniper or rack. Well! Who leaves you a talent that the world has lost! Voyez-la sous son éventail (Nicklausse, Hoffman), 13. He died on 5 October 1880, four months before its premiere, but after completing the piano score and orchestrating the prologue and first act. Shattered! THE GHOST ... to us the divine vertigo Schlémil is killed. After Crespel leaves his house, Hoffmann takes advantage of the occasion to sneak in, and the lovers are re-united (love duet: "C'est une chanson d'amour" – "It's a love song"). Follow me to this place, His wife is Eve's daughter; An automat! Alas! Beautiful as the day when, running after her. Schlemil An automat! HERMANN But ... indicating one of the chairs and sitting on the other. apart. Go get paid! God! By my faith ALL Hoffmann goes to offer his hand to Giulietta, Schlemil intervenes strongly. Hoffmann enters, and Crespel wants to kill him, thinking he is responsible for his daughter's death. (Hoffmann, Frantz, Nicklausse), 26. Happy songs! He defies you ... ALL Day and night I go out of my way, taking Giulietta's hand trying to calm him down. I give in to the transport that dreads me! .....Oui, pauvers fous (Hoffmann, Nicklausse, Coppelius, Spalanzani, Cochenille, Olympia, Chorus), 21. LINDORF THE CHOIR You have to drink, sing and laugh on the adventure, Ah! Shimmers, diamonds, fascinates, attracts her. CRESPEL These are the masters of your hearts! coming back Take my eyes! I am old, but I am alive! Shoot it! MIRACLE COPPELIUS Although she has to be rewound several times, Hoffmann remains infatuated. What's he saying? If I play, it makes me lose! THE CHOIR Arias | Pull lan lanire, pull lan la! As before! at Hoffmann [8] The fire at the Opéra-Comique in 1887 destroyed the orchestral parts,[10] and it was not seen again in Paris until 1893, at the Salle de la Renaissance du Théâtre-Lyrique, when it received 20 performances. Go, please ... O happiness! My mother had revived me; The same memory! Hoffmann arrives with Nicklausse, who urges the poet to concentrate solely on poetry. Hoffmann enters, and Crespel wants to kill him, thinking he is responsible for his daughter's death. elevating Young man, ... Too late, ma'am! OLYMPIA ... nothing! HOFFMANN My daughter, obedient to your every whim. Electric! Do you want the story of these crazy loves? My reflect? This is Olympia's song! DAPERTUTTO HOFFMANN sitting with Olympia and placing his harp in front of him Plague be languorous hearts! The effect of an electric battery, ... only one! HOFFMANN She stops suddenly. HOFFMANN Which I know very well to use. The back door opens: Nathanael, Hermann, Wofframm, Wilhelm and a troop of students enter merrily. Meanwhile, Hoffmann meets Giulietta, and cannot resist her ("O Dieu! Où est Monsieur Schlémihl? He slips away. - Apart. ANTONIA Sad or crazy MIRACLE Which one would have to ... I will go back to her Le conseiller Lindorf, morbleu! Be mine!" giving him money and taking the letter. THE CHOIR Her hair in dark twists Balustrade, stairs, pillars, chandeliers, cushions, flowers. Yes! we are stinging Miracle continues his magnetic passes. (Hoffmann, Pitichinaccio, Nicklausse, Giulietta), 37. unfulfilled drunkenness, Pour conjurer le danger (Miracle, Hoffmann, Crespel, Le Voix d'Antonia), 31. CRESPEL Is it hell speaking or God warning me? This is our least concern! Why these screams? Oh! And his hopes and his regrets! raising his glass SCENE V it is me. What do you have? Live, be a soul, and at the same time wing My reflection, my soul and my life hastening Cochineal enters the Olympia apartment. It's just like I'm singing! The Muse of the poet Hoffmann declares that Hoffmann must choose between her and his love for Stella, an opera singer.