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This guide contains articles about the historical background to the opera, as well as musical and dramatic commentaries. Further articles deal with the changes in musical performance brought about in recent times by the period practice movement and with the particular uses Mozart makes of recitatives. There is also a survey of the opera’s most important productions. Illustrations, a thematic guide, the full libretto with English translation, and reference sections are also included.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–91) was born in Salzburg, and began composing at the age of five. His subsequent prolific output included the great operas of his maturity, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte and Die Zauberflöte.
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Book Description Oneworld Classics, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111847495451
Book Description Oneworld Classics, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1847495451