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libertine librettist

April FitzLyon

libertine librettist

a biography of Mozart"s librettist Lorenzo da Ponte

by April FitzLyon

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Da Ponte, Lorenzo, -- 1749-1838

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination292 p.
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14711529M
    LC Control Number57005134

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    Don Giovanni, opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Italian libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte) that premiered on Octo The opera’s subject is Don Juan, the notorious libertine of fiction, and his eventual descent into hell. Learn more about Don Giovanni. Biography FitzLyon, April. The Libertine Librettist: A Biography of Mozart's Librettist Lorenzo da Ponte. New York: Abelard-Schuman, Detailed, informative biography.

    Christopher Raeburn concludes the commentary with an engaging portrait of Da Ponte, Mozart's "libertine librettist," and his relationship with the composer. Also included is a selection of unique letters between Mozart and his father written during the opera's composition. It is the usual fate of the librettist to be forgotten in favor of the composer, but Da Ponte deserves to be remembered—not only because of his skillful service to Mozart, but because of the outrageous and fascinating life he led. Note added at 14 mins ( GMT).


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