The trill

This week a close look at the most famous monologue from Falstaff. Our eponymous hero, having dragged himself out of the Thames, sits in front of The Garter and muses bitterly on the wickedness of the world…

What about Verdi’s other operas? Opera excerpts from Oberto through to Otello.

Text
Libretto Act 3, Scene 1 monologue

Music
Verdi: Falstaff, Act 3, Scene 1
Berliner Philharmoniker – Verdi: Falstaff / Act 3 – “Ehi! Taverniere!” – “Mondo ladro”
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Score
Act 3

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