Most wonderful when /
they scatter --- /
The cherry blossoms. /
In this floating world, /
does anything endure?
(Chireba-koso / Itodo sakura wa / Medetakere / Ukiyo ni nani ka / Hisashikarubeki}
--- from Tales of Ise, by Narihira
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10 November 2011
The love duet "Oui c'est toi que j'aime" from Gounod's Faust
As dawn approaches, Faust sees a vision of Marguerite and calls for her. Méphistophélès helps Faust enter the prison where Marguerite is being held for killing her child. They sing a love duet (Oui, c'est toi que j'aime).