Iolanta

Opera

Writers: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Songs

Introduction

**No. 1 **

Scene ‘Мой птенчик, Иоланта, ты устала? / Moy ptenchik, Iolanta, ty ustala? / My nestling Iolanta, are you tired?’ - Marta, Iolanta, Brigitta, Laura

Iolanta's Arioso ‘Отчего это прежде не знала / Otchego eto prezhde ne znala / Why didn’t I know it before?’ - Iolanta

**No. 2 **

Scene ‘Полно, не надо, родная, попусту душу томить! / Polno, ne nado, rodnaya, popustu dushu tomit'! / Enough, no need, my dear, to waste my soul!’ - Marta, Birgitta, Laura

Chorus ‘Вот тебе лютики, вот васильки / Vot tebe lyutiki, vot vasil'ki / Here are the buttercups, hear are the cornflowers’ - Brigitta, Laura, Marta, Maidservants

No. 3

Scene ‘Бригитта, это ты? / Brigitta, eto ty? / Brigitta, is that you?’ - Iolanta, Birgitta, Laura, Marta

Chorus ‘Спи, пусть ангелы крылами навевают сны / Spi, pust' angely krylami navevayut sny / Sleep, let the angels cast their dreams’ - Brigitta, Laura, Marta, Maidservants

No. 4

Scene ‘Призывный рог! / Prizyvnyy rog! / The call of the horn!’ - Bertrand, Marta, Almeric, Ibn-Hakia, Bertrand, King René

King René's Aria ‘Господь мой, если грешен я / Gospod' moy, yesli greshen ya / My Lord, if I am a sinner’ - King René

No. 5

Scene ‘Твое лицо бесстрастно / Tvoye litso besstrastno / Your face is impassive’ - King René, Ibn-Hakia

Ibn-Hakia's Monologue ‘Два мира: плотский и духовный / Dva mira: plotskiy i dukhovnyy / Two worlds: carnal and spiritual’ -King René, Ibn-Hakia

No. 6

Scene ‘Не торопись / Ne toropis / Do not rush’- Robert, Vaudemont

Robert's Aria ‘Кто может сравниться с Матильдой моей / Kto mozhet sravnit'sya s Matil'doy moyey / Who can compare with my Matilda?’ - Robert

No. 6a

Vaudemont's Romance ‘Нет! Чары ласк красы мятежной / Net! Chary lask krasy myatezhnoy / No! Enchantment caresses beauty rebellious’ - Vaudemont

No. 7

Scene ‘Однако где же мы? / Odnako gde zhe my? / But where are we?’ - Vaudemont, Iolanta, Robert

Duet ‘Вы мне предстали как виденье / Vy mne predstali kak viden'ye / You appeared to me as a vision’ - Vaudemont, Iolanta

No. 8

Scene ‘Иоланта! / Iolanta!’ - Iolanta, Marta, Laura, Brigitta, Vaudemont, Almeric, Robert, Ibh-Hakia, Bertrand, King René, Maidservants

No. 9

Finale ‘Прости меня, я обманул тебя / Prosti menya, ya obmanul tebya / I’m sorry I lied to you’ - Iolanta, Marta, Laura, Brigitta, Vaudemont, Almeric, Robert, Ibh-Hakia, Bertrand, King René, Maidservants, Robert’s men

A song with an asterisk (*) before the title indicates a dance number; a character listed in a song with an asterisk (*) by the character's name indicates that the character exclusively serves as a dancer in this song, which is sung by other characters.