19th Century Listening Journal

Emily and Lindsey’s Podcast on “Ah! je veux vivre”

Lindsey and Emily describe how Gounod‘s, “Ah! je veux vivre,” from the opera Romeo et Juliette relates to the opera as a whole and Gounod’s studies in Italy. As well as discussing the vocal style and mood of the piece in relation to the character.

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