Mozart’s Don Giovanni wasn’t the most moral character; this aria details his many sexual conquests. Madamina, il catalogo è questo. Synopsis: After Donna Elvira confronts Don Giovanni, who had betrayed her, Leporello tells her that she should forget him, and then produces a book of the. Watch movie and read libretto and translation of Madamina il catalogo e questo, an aria for bass from the Italian opera Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus.
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He juxtaposes two distinct types of women by their physicality—big and tiny. Of every shape, of every age.
Don Giovanni “Madamina, il catalogo è questo”
Love the word painting in this piece! In Gazzaniga’s opera, the aria in which Don Giovanni’s servant, Pasquariello, describes his master’s catalogue of lovers to Donna Elvira begins: The big, tall women are paired with longer notes quarter and halfand the tiny, short women are expressed using melodic lines of sixteenth notes.
Madamin commenters have found that several devices in the text and the music manage to convey a universal meaning, something beyond a simple, humorous list of women: Non si picca- se sia ricca He doesn’t care if a woman is rich Se sia brutta, se sia bella; if she’s ugly, if she’s pretty; Purche’ porti la gonella, as long as she has a skirt on, Voi sapete quel che fa. The comic sides of this aria have dramatic and ominous undertones.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here It doesn’t matter if she’s rich, Ugly or beautiful; If she wears a skirt, You know what he does. Movies for this aria. Check date values in: Romanticism interpreted the obsession expressed in the catalogue as a longing for the absolute.
Don Giovanni Libretto Translation s: Lorenzo da Ponte Role: Sheetmusic in our database with this aria External links for Madamina il catalogo e questo Sheetmusic for this aria on Sheetmusicplus.
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Mozart – Madamina from Don Giovanni sheet music for Bass Voice
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Ripe duennas he engages, That their names may grace these pages, But what most he’s bent on winning, Is of youth the sweet beginning, Poor or wealthy, wan or healthy, Stately dame or modest beauty, Von to win them makes his duty, And you know it, not in vain. E v’han donne d’ogni grado, And there are women of every class, D’ogni forma, d’ogni eta’.
Search all Search scenes Search operas Search roles Search composers. Nella bionda egli ha l’usanza With the blondes he usually Di lodar la gentilezza, Praises their manners, Nella bruna la costanza, With the brunettes their faithfulness, Nella bianca la dolcezza. But in Spain there are already a thousand and one.
V’han fra queste contadine, Cameriere, cittadine, V’han contesse, baronesse, Marchesane, principesse. Observe, read along with me. Givanni Italy, six hundred and forty; In Germany, two hundred and thirty-one; A hundred in France; in Turkey, ninety-one; But in Spain already one thousand and three.
Dell’Italia, ed Alemagna ve ne ho scritte cento, e tante. Rustic beauties, Giovanhi, Ev’ry grade his pow’r confesses. Among these are peasant girls, Maidservants, city girls, Countesses, baronesses, Marchionesses, princesses, Women of every rank, Every madamin, every age.
Mozart – Madamina from Don Giovanni sheet music for Bass Voice –
This page was last edited on 17 Octoberat Waitingmaids, nineteen or twenty. He conjectures that the numberthe number of Spanish women seduced by Don Giovanni, might be a last remnant of the original legend about Don Giovanni or Don Ron ; moreover, the number being odd and somewhat arbitrary suggests in Kierkegaard’s opinion that the list is not complete and Don Giovanni is still expanding it.
In winter he likes fat ones. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Mwdamina Commons.