Lustige geesten by Arjan van Dixhoorn download in ePub, pdf, iPad
At this, Danilo promptly confesses his love for her and asks Hanna to marry him. The Merry Widow discography The operetta has been recorded both live and in the studio many times, and several video recordings have been made. However, they lose the incriminating fan, which is found by embassy counsellor Kromow. Since then, it has been staged frequently in English. Hanna triumphantly accepts, adding that she will lose her fortune only because it will become the property of her new husband.
Kromow jealously fears that the fan belongs to his own wife, Olga, and gives it to Baron Zeta. Danilo, who immediately announces that he will sell his dance with Hanna Glawari for ten thousand francs, with the proceeds to benefit charity. Much to Danilo's delight, Hanna tells him that she was never engaged to Camille, but that she was protecting the reputation of a married woman. The two men, along with Njegus, arrange to meet that evening in Hanna's garden pavilion to discuss Danilo's findings, as well as the problem of securing the widow's fortune for Pontevedro.
The Grisettes, Parisian cabaret girls, make a grand entrance, led by the voluptuous ZoZo. After they have left, Danilo attempts to dance with Hanna, who refuses in annoyance. It emerges they were in love before her marriage, but his uncle had interrupted their romance because Hanna had had nothing to her name. Although Parisians were worried about how their city would be portrayed in the operetta, the Paris production was well received and ran for performances. Lizbeth Webb and John Rhys Evans starred in a brief revival.
The production ran for an extraordinary performances in London and toured extensively in Great Britain. Still not recognising the fan as Valencienne's, the Baron orders Danilo to discover the identity of its owner, whom he correctly assumes to be Camille's married lover. Much to Danilo's delight, Hanna replies truthfully that she was never engaged to Camille but was protecting the reputation of a married woman. Hanna, Danilo and Zeta separately bribe the Maitre'd to clear the room so Hanna and Danilo can be alone. It was produced by Henry Wilson Savage.
This is of course the same pavilion where Danilo, the Baron, and Njegus have agreed to meet, and the latter, arriving first, locks the door when he spots people inside. Valencienne volunteers Camille to dance with Hanna, privately hoping that the Frenchman will marry her and cease to be a temptation for Valencienne herself. The following year, the operetta played in Brussels. Hearing this, Danilo confesses his love for her and asks Hanna to marry him, and Hanna triumphantly points out that she will lose her fortune only because it will become the property of her husband. Baron Zeta swears to divorce his wife and marry the widow himself, but Hanna tells him that she loses her fortune if she remarries.
Danilo was a prince with gambling debts. Danilo sets aside his pride and asks Hanna to give up Camille for the sake of the country. Danilo refuses, but offers to eliminate any non-Pontevedrin suitors as a compromise. Valencienne and the other Embassy wives arrive to seek out Danilo and convince him to return to Hanna, closely followed by their husbands, seeking to achieve the same purpose. The Baron orders Danilo to marry Hanna.