Opera - The Saint of Bleecker Street

   
 GIAN CARLO MENOTTI (b. 1911)
   
 The Saint of Bleecker Street 124:52  
  Musical Drama in Three Acts (Five Scenes)  
  Words and Music by Gian Carlo Menotti  
  Act I  
  Scene 1  
  [Introduction] -  
1 'Rosa Mystica' - 3:15
  Assunta, Chorus, A Young Man  
2 'Well . . . I'm tired of waiting!' - 3:25
  Maria Corona, Assunta, Carmela, Chorus, A Young Woman  
3 'The vision has begun' - 3:50
  Don Marco, Chorus  
4 'Ah, sweet Jesus, spare me this agony' - 8:30
  Annina, Chorus  
5 'Look! The stigmata' - 0:55
  Chorus  
6 'Stop it!' - 4:44
  Michele, Carmela, Chorus, Don Marco  
7 'Ah, poor Michele, it is not I your rival' - 2:49
  Don Marco  
8 [Interlude] - 2:09
  Scene 2  
9 'Canta ninna, canta nanna al mio bambino' - 2:35
  Assunta, Carmela, An Old Woman, Renata, Annina, Man's Voice, Woman's Voice, Concettina  
10 'Annina, I've something to confess to you' - 5:45
  Carmela, Annina, Assunta  
11 'Annina, Annina!' - 2:14
  Maria Corona, Assunta, Carmela, Annina, Son of Maria Corona  
12 'Michele, Michele!' - 4:27
  Annina, Michele  
13 'Sister, I shall hide you and take you away' - 1:49
  Michele, Annina  
14 'Veglia su di noi, Santo del Sangue' 4:47
  Chorus, Annina, Michele  
   
  Act II  
  [Introduction] -  
15 'Hai l'occhio nero, nero della quaglia' - 6:29
  One Tenor, Chorus, One Baritone, Michele, Annina, Carmela, Salvatore, A Guest  
16 'Where is Michele?' - 4:02
  Desideria, Bartender, Michele  
17 'Eh giĆ  giovinotti voglion stare attorno a te' - 3:13
  Chorus, Desideria, Michele  
18 'Ah, Michele, don't you know that love can turn to hate' - 3:01
  Desideria  
19 'You will regret it' - 1:46
  Michele, Don Marco, Chorus, Annina, Salvatore  
20 'I know that you all hate me' - 3:27
  Michele  
21 'You are wrong, Michele' - 1:33
  Don Marco, Annina, Michele  
22 'Yes, Michele, go home, go, go . . .' 6:29
  Desideria, Michele, Annina, Chorus  
   
  Act III  
  Scene 1  
  [Introduction] -  
23 'Stop worrying, Annina' - 4:54
  Maria Corona, Annina  
24 'There she is' - 5:18
  Don Marco, Maria Corona, Annina, Michele  
25 'Weeping, these, for him, are days of weeping' - 5:20
  Maria Corona, Annina, Michele  
26 [Interlude] - 4:33
  Scene 2  
27 'Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi' - 4:24
  Assunta, Chorus, Annina, Carmela  
28 'Annina, Annina, prepare yourself for a great joy' - 1:44
  Don Marco, Annina, Carmela  
29 'Oh, my Love, at last the hour has come' - 3:43
  Annina, Carmela  
30 'Maria, Salvatore!' - 1:48
  Assunta, Maria Corona, Salvatore, Don Marco, One Tenor, One Bass, Carmela  
31 'Gloria tibi Domine in saeculum et in saeculum saeculi' - 6:31
  Chorus, Don Marco, Annina  
32 'Annina, Annina!' 5:08
  Michele, Salvatore, Don Marco, Maria Corona, Carmela, Assunta, Chorus  
   
 Julia Melinek soprano - Annina
 Timothy Richards tenor - Michele
 Pamela Helen Stephen mezzo-soprano - Desideria
 John Marcus Bindel bass-baritone - Don Marco
 Sandra Zeltzer soprano - Carmela
 Amelia Farrugia soprano - Maria Corona
 Yvonne Howard mezzo-soprano - Assunta
 Vitali Rozynko baritone - Salvatore
 Richard Hickox
  7, 10 & 14 July 2001