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        The Inner Life: Soliloquies and Arias in Shakespeare and Gounod | The Metropolitan Opera

        This excerpt from Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette presents Gounod’s version of Shakespeare’s Balcony Scene. By comparing this scene to Shakespeare’s text, students will explore the nature of operatic communication and how composers convey characters’ innermost thoughts. Explore the support materials below for additional background, discussion questions, teaching tips, and a student handout.

        Explore The Metropolitan Opera Shakespeare collection to see other plays, clips, and educator guides.

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