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James Bond Opera

James Bond: A Convenient Lie is an Opera in pasticcio (pastiche), using existing music from famous operas. Below is the song index from the show which also lists the original sources.

ACT I

1. PROLOGUE - Overture from Romeo et Juliette, by Charles Gounod.

 

2.  VARIATION ON BOND THEME - Original

 

3. OVERTURE - Overture from Atilla, by Giuseppe Verdi.

 

4.  ARIA: A Convenient Lie (Bond) - Mentre gonfiarsi l’anima, from Atilla, by Giuseppe Verdi

 

5.  CHORUS: We’re M16 (Chorus) - Prelude from Carmen, Georges Bizet

 

6.  CAVATINA: If You Need a Weapon, Seek Q (Q) - Largo al Factotum, from Il Barbiere di Siviglia, by Gioachino Rossini.

 

7.  CHORUS: Hurrah, it’s the Weekend! (Chorus) - Libiamo ne’lieti calici, from La Traviata, by Giuseppe Verdi

 

8.  DUET: I’ve Got You in My Sights (Bond, Sal.) - E lui! Desso! L’Infante! from Don Carlo, by Giuseppe Verdi

 

9.  INSTRUMENTAL FIGHT - Coriolan Overture, by Ludwig Van Beethoven.

 

10. INSTRUMENTAL - Act II of Un Ballo in Maschera, by Giuseppe Verdi.

 

11. ARIA: Reprehensible Monsters (Naturalist) - Nemico della patria, from Andrea Chenier, by Umberto Giordano

 

12. QUARTET: Salvatore, You’ve Returned (Nat., Tiny, Sal., Bliss) - Cosa Sento, from The Marriage of Figaro, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

13. DUET: Come on, Pierre! (Audrey, Pierre) - "Flower Duet, from Lakme, by Leo Delibes.

14. SEPTET: We Have Come to Pay our Respects (Tutti) - Act II of Un Ballo in Maschera, by Giuseppe Verdi.

15. ARIA: Don’t Let My Name Leave You in Confusion (Bliss) - Der Holle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen, from The Magic Flute, by Wolgang Amadeus Mozart.

16. SEXTET: Get Out of the Way (Car Chase) - Act I Finale from Il Barbiere di Siviglia, by Gioachino Rossini.

INTERMISSION

ACT II

17. OVERTURE - Original.

 

18. ARIA: The Name is Bond (Bond) - Non piu andrai, from The Marriage of Figaro, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

 

19. ARIA: They Call me Audrey (Audrey) - Mi Chiama Mimi, from La Boheme, by Giacomo Puccini.

 

20. DUET: You Must Remain here (Bond, Audrey) - Soli noi Siamo, from Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti.

 

21. ARIA: Open the Bottles (Naturalist) - Finch’han dal vino from Don Giovanni, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

22. INSTRUMENTAL: Waltz - Blue Danube by Johann Strauss II.

 

23. ARIA: Life is So Precious (Salvatore) - La Donna e Mobile, from Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi.

 

24. DUET: Enjoy the Toasty Weather (Bond, Nat., Sal.) - Act IV from Don Carlo, by Giuseppe Verdi.

25. ARIA: This is Exciting (Pierre) - No.12 Chanson, from Romeo et Juliette, by Charles Gounod

 

26. DUET AND SCENE: Pierre! Pierre! - Lida, Lida? Ove corri? from La Battaglia di Legnano, by Giuseppe Verdi.

 

27. ARIA: Ah! Betrayal! (Tiny) - La Vendetta, from The Marriage of Figaro, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

28. QUINTET: Double O Seven! (Bond, Tiny, Bliss, Audrey, Pierre, Chorus) - Don Giovanni a cenar teco, from Don Giovanni, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

 

29. ARIA: No, There’s Nothing You can Do (Bliss) - Lida, Lida? Ove corri? from La Battaglia di Legnano, by Giuseppe Verdi.

30. TRIO AND SCENE: So it’s True Then (Bond, Nat., Audrey, Pierre) - Chere Enfant, from Les Contes d'Hoffmann, by Jacques Offenbach.

31. TRIO: Keep Your Eyes on the Sky (Bond, Naturalist, Audrey) - Act IV from Don Carlo, by Giuseppe Verdi.

32. INSTRUMENTAL - Act IV, from Rigoletto, by Giuseppe Verdi.

 

33. ARIA AND CHORUS: Finale (Bond, Audrey, Pierre, Q, Chorus) - Votre Toast! from Carmen, by Georges Bizet.

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