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Waters was writing songs and orchestra-music for this story, that was intended to be part of the French revolution bi-centenary Tenderly - Kaitsu Pahlman* - Soolo The original English working title for the opera was: "We'll make it", but the project was not finished in time.
Waters probably stopped the work when he started planning the Berlin concert In he continued the work on the project together with composer Rick Wentworth and the result is scheduled Dianes Blue Plate Special - Plaster Caster Blues Band - Plaster Caster Blues Band be released "early this millenium".
Roger Waters recent tours and recordings for a new concept album has probably pushed the opera a little further away once again. All the lyrics for 'Ca Ira' can now be found on the pink Floyd Hyperbase. Thanks to Zechariah for typing and submitting the lyrics to this site.
Gathering Storm 2. Overture 3. Garden In Vienna 4. Madame Antoine Madame Antoine 5. Kings Sticks And Birds 6. Honest Bird Simple Bird 7. I Want To Be King 8. Grievances Of The People France In Disarray Fall Of The Bastille Dances And Marches Now Hear Ye Flushed With Wine Letter Silver Sugar And Indigo To The Windward Isles Papal Edict Fugitive King 2.
To Take Your Hat Off 4. Commune De Paris 6. Vive La Commune De Paris 7. National Assembly Is Confused 8. Execution Of Louis Caapet 9. Last Night On Earth Liberty After having worked on the opera project "Ca Ira" for several years Roger Waters finally gave a glimpse of what it's all about. On 1st of May Malta and other countries enter as new members of the European Union. A minute part of "Ca Ira" was played as part of the celebrations at the Grand Harbour in Malta at midnight.
The music was not a live performance but part of a visual show arranged by the German artist Gert Hof. Waters, who co-founded the groundbreaking rock group Pink Floyd inbegan to bridge the worlds of rock and classical music in such pioneering major works as "The Dark Side Of The Letter - Roger Waters - Ca Ira - There Is Hope Moon" and "The Wall" in which he incorporated elements of operatic form--theatricality, coherent narrative, dramatic arcs, thematic music and song cycles--in a pop context.
The well-respected and successful songwriter Etienne Roda-Gil and his wife, Nadine, had created an original libretto for an opera, written in French, as part of the Bicentennial. InRoger began writing an English version of the text. Although it's rooted in the history of the revolution, its philosophical slant is, I suppose, contemporary as well.
It's more than The Letter - Roger Waters - Ca Ira - There Is Hope a history of the French Revolution, it's a piece about the human potential for change.
Before the rise and fall of the guillotine, before the terror took hold, the People of France fought for a better world based on the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity rather than one ruled by a callous and outmoded nobility. Order "Ca Ira ". Disc 1 1. Disc 2 1. Send this page.
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