Ebben? Ne andrò lontana (aria from La Wally)

Primary Creator
Composer Alfredo Catalani
Contributor(s)
Singer Maria Callas
Properties
Duration5 minutes
Era1851-1900
StyleVerismo
Name of Work Ebben? Ne andrò lontana (aria from La Wally)
Production Date1892
Production LocationMilan, Italy
General Notes

Recorded by many sopranos. Available in CD album 'Maria Callas - La Divina' Digitally remastered 1986 and 1997

Description

A soprano aria, with long, lyrical melodic lines, suitable for the narrative lyric expressing her regrets at leaving her happy home.

Theme

Sadness at having to leave forever the place where you were happy once.

Emotional Sum or Sense-of-life

Longing is the overall emotional tone of the music. The lyric gives reason to this overall tone.

Context Information

This is one aria from a full length opera, La Wally. The bulk of the rest of the opera is not in a similar melodic vein.