4. Pourquoi me réveiller - Werther Possibly the most famous song in Massenet's opera - and with good reason. At this point in the opera, Charlotte attempts to divert Werther's attention away from his self-destructive thoughts, and he, in return, sings this beautiful aria. [Werther is madly in love with charlotte, his friends wife. To forget her, he has run away, but when he returns, he finds he is more in love than ever. Werther recites a favorite poem for charlotte, and at last realizes the fatal truth: Charlotte can never return his love.] Pourquoi me reveiller, o souffle du printemps? Lyrics to 'POURQUOI ME REVEILLER' by Michael Bolton. (Werther) (Why do you wake me now?) Pourquoi me reveiller, o souffle du printemos? Sur mon front je sens tes caresses. Et pourtant bien proche est le temps.
23 rows · Suddenly Werther appears, and while he reads to her some poetry of Ossian Based on: Die Leiden des jungen Werther, . Misc. Notes The plates for this edition were likely engraved by G. Hartmann at the time of the opera's composition (ca) but were not used until following the premiere of the opera in , by which time the Hartmann catalog had been acquired by kenotihytosoundbicobicakingmul.coinfo existing plates were used in the first edition printing, without being issued a new plate number by kenotihytosoundbicobicakingmul.coinfoer: Massenet, Jules. Pourquoi me réveiller, Ô souffle du printemps? Pourquoi me réveiller Sur mon front je sens tes caresses, Et pourtant bien proche est le temps Des orages et des tristesses! Pourquoi me réveiller, Ô souffle du printemps? Demain dans le vallon Viendra le voyageur Se souvenant de ma gloire première. Et ses yeux vainement Chercheront ma splendeur. Pourquoi me réveiller, Werther's aria from Werther Traduire! Translate! Ah! Bien souvent mon rêve s’envole Ah! How often my dream takes flight Sur l’aile de ces vers, On the wing of these verses, et c’est toi, cher poète and it’s you, dear poet, qui, bien plutôt, était mon interprète! who, quite soon, was my interpreter! Translation into English by Lea Frey (added ) Pourquoi me réveiller, Werther's aria from Werther Traduire! Translate! Ah! Bien souvent mon rêve s envole Ah! How often my dream takes flight Sur l aile de ces vers, On the wing of these verses, et c est toi, cher poète and it s you, dear poet, qui, bien plutôt, était mon interprète! About 'Pourquoi me réveiller? from Werther' Artist: Massenet, Jules (sheet music) Born: , Montaud, St Etienne Died: , Paris The Artist: Best known for his numerous operas, and wrote in a generally melodic style.