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- DescriptionThis is the complete orchestral and vocal score of Mozart's Don Giovanni, considered by many to be the greatest opera ever written. This edition contains all the music Mozart wrote for Don Giovanni, both for the original version performed in Prague (1787) and the alterations Don Ottavio's aria Dalla sua pace, Elvira's aria (and its transposition to D Major) Mi tradi quell'alma ingrata, Zerlina and Leporello's duet Per queste tue manine, the cut in the finale made for the first Viennese performance six months later, as well as the concert ending of the overture.The editors, Georg Schunemann and Kurt Soldan, worked directly from Mozart's autograph manuscript and from early copies made under Mozart's supervision, correcting many errors that had persisted since Mozart's time. An extensive commentary lists all vague or controversial elements the editors encountered in the score. In addition the complete Italian libretto and stage directions by Lorenzo Da Ponte and a German translation of the vocal text by Georg Schunemann have also been included.Do t confuse this with a pia rendering; it is the full orchestral score. In addition to its obvious uses for study, this score is also an indispensable associate for anyone listening to the music. In other manner can the listener or student keep full awareness of the many elements that make up this opera.
- Author BiographyA child prodigy who blossomed into the Classical era's most influential composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 91) wrote more than 600 works in his brief life. His oeuvre encompasses a wide variety of genres, including symphonic, chamber, operatic, and choral music.
- Author(s)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- PublisherDover Publications Inc.
- Date of Publication01/06/1974
- SubjectMusic & Dance
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDover Publications Inc.
- Out-of-print date06/02/2017
- Weight1338 g
- Width311 mm
- Height238 mm
- Spine24 mm
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