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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Don Giovanni’s “Champagne Aria”: Don Giovanni revels in the luxury of a great meal, served by Leporello, and musical entertainment during which the orchestra plays music from popular at the time lateth-century operas: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky always regarded Don Giovanni — and its composer — with awe.

Don Giovanni poses as Leporello whose clothes he is still wearing and joins the posse, pretending that he also hates Don Giovanni. The Composition of “Don Giovanni’s” Overture”. Don Giovanni then leads both offstage to his ballroom. 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.

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Don Giovanni Italian pronunciation: Opera on Screenp. For batt production, he wrote two new arias with corresponding recitatives — Don Ottavio’s aria ” Dalla sua pace ” K. Leporello, paralyzed by fear, cannot answer it, so Don Giovanni opens it himself, revealing the statue of the Commendatore.

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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 Bafti Giovannia dramma giocoso in two acts. This scene, marked by low comedy, is rarely performed today.

The opera was commissioned as a result of the masettl success of Mozart’s trip to Prague in January and February Leporello, Don Giovanni’s servant, grumbles about his demanding master and daydreams about being free of him ” Notte e giorno faticar ” — “Night and day I slave away”. Da Ponte’s scene at the beginning of the opera is based on a standard scenario of earlier dramas in which Don Juan attempts to seduce a noblewoman in disguise as her lover, one of his standard burlas or “tricks” of seduction.

A marriage procession with Masetto and Masetyo enters.

The statue disappears and Don Giovanni cries out in pain and terror as he is surrounded by a chorus of demons, who carry him down to Hell. He assures them that no one will ever see Don Giovanni again. 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.

Don Giovanni is immediately attracted to Zerlina, and he attempts to remove the jealous Masetto by offering to host a wedding celebration at his castle. The concluding ensemble delivers the moral of the opera — “Such is the end of the evildoer: Hurt and angry, Donna Elvira gives up and leaves.


11. Mozart – Don Giovanni ‘Batti Batti’

The others are not fooled. Don Giovanni, relieved that he is unrecognised, readily promises it, and asks who has disturbed her peace.

The opera’s final ensemble was generally omitted until the early 20th century, a tradition that apparently began very early on. You invited me to dine with you”the statue offers a last chance to repent, but Masstto Giovanni adamantly refuses.

As mentioned above, the final ensemble was customarily omitted from productions for over a century beginning with the original run in Prague, but it started to be performed again frequently in the 20th century and is now is usually included in productions of the opera.

The return to D major and the innocent simplicity of the last few bars conclude the opera. They hasten to his palace. Zerlina arrives and consoles the bruised and battered Masetto “Vedrai carino” — “You’ll see, dear one”. This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Elvira’s ” In quali eccessi, o Numi After cunningly dispersing Masetto’s friends Don Giovanni aria: The servant trembles, but Don Giovanni scornfully orders him to invite the statue to dinner, and threatens to kill him if he does not.

The remaining characters announce their plans for the future: The voice of the statue interrupts and warns Don Giovanni that his laughter will not last beyond sunrise. Don Giovanni is masked and Donna Anna tries to hold him and to unmask him, shouting for help.