Le Roi s'amuse (French Edition)
Period Romantic Piece Style Romantic Instrumentation Vocal Soloists Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings. Incidental music ; Theatrical Works ; For voices, orchestra ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the orchestra ; For voices with orchestra ; French language ; For piano arr ; For 1 player ; Scores featuring the piano ; For piano 6 hands arr ; Scores featuring the piano 6 hands ; For 3 players ; For organ arr ; Scores featuring the organ ; For voice, piano arr ; For voices with keyboard.
Contents 1 Performances 1.
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Pub lisher. Holograph manuscript, n. Paris: Heugel , n.
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Triboulet returns to collect his prize in a sack and refuses Saltabil's offer to help him throw it in the river, but just as he is about to do so, he hears the king's voice singing and realizes he has been duped. As lightning flashes he opens the sack and sees that the body in it is his daughter; after asking forgiveness of him she dies. A crowd is attracted by Triboulet's cries and believes he has killed someone, but a woman stops them taking him away.
A doctor also arrives at the scene and pronounces Blanche dead. In his preface to the play the author noted that Triboulet "hates the king because he is king; hates the nobles because they are nobles and hates men because they don't all have a hump-back I am the man who laughs, he [Saltabadil] is the man who kills. While it depicts the escapades of Francis I of France , censors of the time believed that the play also contained insulting references to King Louis-Philippe and a ministerial decree banned it after one performance.
There were 19 performances that year and 28 more in Giuseppe Verdi 's opera Rigoletto is based on Hugo's play, which the librettist Piave followed closely in his Italian translation. The film Il re si diverte is also an adaptation of Hugo's play, and starred Michel Simon as the jester.
The play has been published by Faber and Faber. A simplified version of the plot is used by Damon Runyon to grisly effect in his story 'Sense of Humour' from the collection Furthermore Le roi s'amuse The character Triboulet sculpture by Sarah Bernhardt.
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Preface to L'homme qui rit. Victor Hugo. Retrieved 11 October G Charpentier et Cie, Paris, , p Legouix, Paris , p The Complete Operas of Verdi — a critical guide. Pan Books Ltd, London, , p Accessed 16 January Claude Gueux Le Rhin Religions et religion Giuseppe Verdi 's Rigoletto. Le roi s'amuse by Victor Hugo.