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Hansel and Gretel touch all the children, then Hansel takes the witch’s wand and, waving it, calls out the magic words, freeing the children from the spell.

Gretel reminds Hansel to say their evening prayer, and after they pray, they fall asleep on humprrdinck forest floor. This well-known piece can be performed by orchestra with almost any suitable solo instruments or voices not necessarily the same; it could be performed by, say, a trumpet and a french horn or many other combinations. As father and mother celebrate, he suddenly stops and asks where the children are.

She sprinkles dew on them, sings of how wonderful it is to be alive in the morning with the beauty of the forest surrounding her, and leaves as the children stir. Opera Pronto, Colorado Opera Network. The witch, frustrated, opens the oven and leans forward. Gretel wakes first, and wakes the sleepy Hansel. Hansel and Gretel German: Out of the mist, a little man appears with a sack on his back.

They are presented with a gift.

The idea for the opera was proposed to Humperdinck by his sister, who approached him about writing music for songs that she had written for her children for Christmas based on “Hansel and Gretel”. As Hansel tries to escape, the witch explains that she is Rosine Leckermaul literally, prayr Tastymuzzle”[12] and that she likes nothing better than to feed children sweets. Thank you for your feedback.


Hansel and Gretel (opera) – Wikipedia

The witch tells her to lift herself a little bit and bend her head forward. Humperdinck composed Hansel and Gretel in Frankfurt in and The Dew Fairy sprinkles dew on the children humperdink gently wake them.

December Learn how and when to remove humlerdinck template message. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. Click the play button below to hear a performance which has been computer-generated from the score. They tell each other of their mutual dream, of angels protecting them as they slept.

Fourteen angels come out and arrange themselves around the children to protect them as they sleep. He offers her the strawberries. Gretel pretends not to understand and asks the Witch to show her how. While the Witch is feeding him, Gretel, seeing the magic stick unattended, grabs it and recites the unfreeze spell. To be sure if a piece is suitable for you, take a look at the score.


There was a problem with your submission. Retrieved 19 July You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. A number of the arrangements listed are designed to simplify works to some extent but composers of many original works featured did not consider difficulty when writing them. Praeyr, the Witch sticks her head in.

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Hänsel and Gretel

The witch tells Gretel to peek inside the oven to see if the gingerbread is done. Disappointed that he is so thin, the witch calls for Gretel to bring out raisins and almonds. Clint Prauer, American motion-picture actor who emerged as one of the most popular Hollywood stars….

For other film versions, see: Father and mother rush to the forest to search for their children. Gretel thinks she sees ghostly figures coming for them and cries out for her parents.