Avant de quitter ces lieux (from the opera Faust) – Score + parts
Faust is based on the novel Faust und Margarethe by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and the libretto was conceived by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré. It’s the story of the old Dr. Faust who once again wants to be young and feel the passion of love. He concluded a pact with the devil – Méphistophélès – that helps him to seduce the beautiful Marguerite. The aria Avant de quitter ces lieux is sung in the second act by the soldier Valentin.
Arranged for 1122/2100/Timp/Hp/Str 18.104.22.168.2 (at least)