Don Giovanni is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian .. Zerlina follows the jealous Masetto and tries to pacify him (“Batti, batti o bel Masetto” – “Beat, O beat me, handsome Masetto”), but just as she. In Don Giovanni, after Zerlina is accused of cheating by her fiancé, Masetto, she sings her flirty aria ‘Batti, batti o bel Masetto’, teasing him by asking him to. Check out Batti, batti, o bel Masetto by Don Giovanni on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on

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Donna Elvira arrives and thwarts the seduction ” Ah, fuggi il traditor ” — “Flee from the traitor!

At the command of his master, Leporello reads the inscription upon the statue’s base: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘s opera Don Giovanni. The concluding ensemble delivers the moral of the opera — “Such is the end of the evildoer: But despite being denounced and menaced from all sides, Don Giovanni remains calm and escapes — for the moment.

After cunningly dispersing Masetto’s friends Don Giovanni aria: They maasetto instead Leporello hiding under the table, shaken by the supernatural horror he has witnessed.

The opera’s final ensemble was generally omitted until the early 20th century, a tradition that apparently began very early on. Donna Elvira, a lady of Burgos abandoned by Don Giovanni.

Modern productions sometimes include both the original aria for Don Ottavio, ” Il mio tesoro “, and its replacement from the first production in Vienna that was crafted to suit the capabilities of the tenor Francesco Morella, ” Dalla sua pace “. Hoffmann also wrote a short story derived from the opera, “Don Juan,” in massetto the narrator meets Donna Anna and describes Don Juan as an aesthetic hero rebelling against God and society.

Be Giovanni poses as Leporello whose clothes he is still wearing and joins the posse, pretending that he also hates Don Giovanni. Den Danske Ordbog in Danish. He breaks free and she runs off as the Commendatore enters the garden. Everyone mistakes Leporello for Don Giovanni, whose clothes he is still wearing.


Don Giovanni starts to flirt with her, but it turns out he is the former lover she is seeking. The impact of Mozart’s music after hearing insipid examples by other composers’ work is striking indeed. As he tries to escape, he bumps into Don Ottavio and Donna Anna.

Undoubtedly, this practice was sanctioned by Mozart himself. She makes Don Ottavio swear vengeance against the unknown murderer. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote.

11. Mozart – Don Giovanni ‘Batti Batti’

Donna Elvira comes to her window Trio: Retrieved 28 November The opera was first performed on 29 October in Prague under its full title of Il dissoluto punito ossia il Don Giovanni — Dramma giocoso in due atti The Rake punished, or Don Giovannia dramma giocoso in two acts. Beethoven and Danzi also wrote variations on the same theme.

Instead of taking any themes from Don Giovannihowever, he took four lesser known works by Mozart and arranged them into his fourth orchestral suitewhich he called Mozarti ana. Don Giovanni orders Leporello to see what has upset her; when he does, he also cries out, and runs back into the room, stammering that the statue has appeared as promised. Neither in eighteenth-century Italian nor modern Italian could “ritiro” be construed as a synonym for “convento” convent or “monastero” monastery.

Leporello informs Don Giovanni that all the guests of the peasant wedding are in Don Giovanni’s house and that he distracted Masetto from his jealousy, but that Zerlina, returning with Donna Elvira, made a scene and spoiled everything. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky always regarded Don Giovanni — and its composer — with awe. The dialogue that accompanies this vignette does not appear in the libretto published for the first performance, thus the idea was almost certainly Mozart’s, and he must have written the lines of text himself.

As the merriment, featuring three separate chamber orchestras on stage, proceeds, Leporello distracts Masetto by dancing with him, while Don Giovanni leads Zerlina offstage to a private room and tries to assault her.


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Mi tradi per l’alma ingrata ” is usually retained as well. Donna Anna and Don Ottavio will marry when Donna Anna’s year of mourning is over; Donna Elvira will withdraw from society for the rest of her life; [27] Zerlina and Masetto will finally go home for dinner; and Leporello will go to the tavern to find a better master.

In act 2, Giovanni is bztti to play the mandolinaccompanied by pizzicato strings. Mozart also supervised the Vienna premiere of the work, which took place on 7 May From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Leporello takes off Don Giovanni’s cloak and reveals his true identity. Bafti Juan Don Giovanni Donna Elvira enters, saying that she no longer feels resentment against Don Giovanni, only pity for him.

He also made some cuts in the Finale in order to make it shorter and more incisive, the most important of which is the section where Anna and Ottavio, Elvira, Zerlina and Masetto, Leporello reveal their plans for the future ” Or che tutti, o mio tesoro “.

Leporello, paralyzed by fear, cannot answer it, so Don Giovanni opens it himself, revealing the statue of the Commendatore. With the rhythmic chords of the overture, now reharmonized with diabolic diminished sevenths accompanying the Commendatore “Don Giovanni! However, in a discussion of the literary tradition available to Da Ponte as detailed in Freeman, it is clear that there was no precedent for the portrayal of Don Juan as a rapist in the literary tradition that extended from Da Ponte’s time back to the prototype Don Juan drama, Tirso de Molina ‘s early seventeenth-century play El burlador de Sevilla.