Don Juan, oder, Der Steinerne Gast : komische Oper in zwey Aufzügen, volume 1

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By the time of Mozart and Da Ponte’s collaboration on Don Giovanni, the Don Juan legend had been represented in musical entertainments and on the popular stage a number of times. Although it was an unusual topic for Viennese court opera, the retelling of the Don Juan story was immensely appealing for the Italian troupe in Prague. Don Giovanni did eventually make its way to Vienna, but the opera did not meet the same success it had received in Prague.

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1 score (2 v. (590 p.)) ; 26 x 34 cm.

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Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. & Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838 1801.

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  • Main Title: Don Juan, oder, Der Steinerne Gast : komische Oper in zwey Aufzügen, volume 1
  • Alternate Title: Der Steinerne Gast
  • Uniform Title: Don Giovanni. German & Italian
  • Added Title: Dom Juan
  • Added Title: Don Giovanni

Description

By the time of Mozart and Da Ponte’s collaboration on Don Giovanni, the Don Juan legend had been represented in musical entertainments and on the popular stage a number of times. Although it was an unusual topic for Viennese court opera, the retelling of the Don Juan story was immensely appealing for the Italian troupe in Prague. Don Giovanni did eventually make its way to Vienna, but the opera did not meet the same success it had received in Prague.

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1 score (2 v. (590 p.)) ; 26 x 34 cm.

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The Virtual Music Rare Book Room is composed primarily of digitized materials held in the UNT Music Library's Edna Mae Sandborn Music Rare Book Room. The collection is particularly strong in eighteenth-century French opera, due in large part to the influence of musicologist Lloyd Hibberd on the development of the collection.

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  • 1801

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  • Oct. 14, 2005, 8:38 p.m.

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  • June 14, 2011, 2:01 p.m.

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Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. & Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Don Juan, oder, Der Steinerne Gast : komische Oper in zwey Aufzügen, volume 1, score, 1801; Leipzig. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc84/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.