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Scene 2. Cloister garden in the convent of St. Elizabeth
Other Operas by Richard WagnerRienzi 1842Der fliegende Hollánder (The Flying Dutchman) 1843Tannhäuser 1845Lohengrin 1848Das Rheinhold 1854Die Walküre (The Valkyris) 1856Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Isolde), music drama 1859Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg) 1867Siegfried 1871Götterdämmerung (The Twilight of the Gods) [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], completes the operatic cycle der ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelungs) 1874Parsifal, music drama 1882
Scene 2. A room in Friedrich's palace
The Da Capo Opera by Nicholas Ivor Martin [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], Da Capo Press (1997)
Scene 3. At the carnival
Isabella sends Mariana in her place. This angered Friedrich. Instead of releasing Claudio, he sends an order for his immediate execution. Isabella intercepts the order and exposes Friedrich's hypocrisy. Claudio is eventually pardoned and Isabella discontinues her pursuit to be a nun, and marries Luzio.
Isabella is terribly in despair. She also believes in Luzio's fidelity.
Luzio falls in love with Isabella.
Das Liebesverbot (The Ban on Love) is a 2-act comic opera. Composed by Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 – February 13, 1883). He wrote the libretto himself [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], in German, based on the comedy play "Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare. It was first performed in Magdeburg, Stadttheater on March 29, 1836.
Scene 3. A courtroom in Palermo
Friedrich is the puritanical governor of Palermo who doesn't believe in much entertainment and carnivals. He arrests the young man Claudio for flirting. Claudio asks his messenger Luzio to fetch for his sister, Isabella, and ask her to help him plead his case.
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Claudio is condemned and Isabella can't do anything to ehlp him. Friedrich agrees to pardon him if Isabella will sleep with him. At this point, she feel hopeless. She wants to help her brother at the same time powerless to disobey the governor.
Isabella thinks of a plan and tells Friedrich to meet her at the carnival.
Isabella has become a novice nun, and so has Mariana, Friedrich's wife who he deserted upon rising to power.
Setting is in Palermo, 16th century. It has set numbers with accompanied recitative and spoken dialogue, and an Overture.
Scene 1. The prison garden
Dictionary of Composers and Their Music by Eric Gilder, Sphere Reference (1987)
Scene 1. Outside Danieli's tavern in a suburb of Palermo
Main Characters of Wagner's The Ban on LoveIsabella, novice nun (soprano)Friedrich, the governor (bass)Claudio, Isabella's brother (tenor)Luzio, Claudio's messenger (tenor)Mariana, Friedrich's wife (soprano)Antonio (tenor)Angelo (bass)Pontio Pilato (comic tenor)Dorella (soprano)Brighella (comic bass)Plot Summary / Synopsis: The Ban on LoveAct I.
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