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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From France and from Spain there are more than I know: From Italy and Germany I have written here a hundred and more. Lettura del Don Giovanni di Mozart in Italian.

Mozart – Madamina from Don Giovanni sheet music for Bass Voice

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. Don Juan Don Giovanni He seduces the old ones For the pleasure of adding to the list. Notify me of new posts via email.

In winter he likes fat ones. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. English Libretto or Translation: Some 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: Nella bionda egli ha l’usanza Di lodar la gentilezza, Nella bruna la costanza, Nella bianca la dolcezza.

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V’han fra queste contadine, There are among these peasant girls, Dpn, cittadine, Servants, townspeople, V’han contesse, baronesse, There are countesses, baronesses, Marchesine, principesse. In summer he likes thin ones. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Problems playing this file? With blondes it is his habit To praise their kindness; In brunettes, their faithfulness; In the white-haired, their sweetness. Love the word painting in this piece!


Thanks for pointing that out. Here are courtly dames and maidens, Young and handsome, old and plain. Views Read Edit View history. This site uses cookies.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Madamina from Don Giovanni –

V’han fra queste contadine, Cameriere, cittadine, V’han contesse, baronesse, Marchesane, principesse. Sheetmusic for this opera. The comic sides of this aria have dramatic and ominous undertones. Movies for this aria. Is a maiden fair and slender, He will praise her for modest sweetness, Then the dark ones are so tender! LEPORELLO Pretty lady, here’s a list I would show you, Of the fair ones my master has courted, Here you’ll find them all duly assorted, In my writing, will’t please you to look, Here is Italy, six hundred and forty, France is down for five hundred and twenty, Only two hundred the Rhineland supplied him, But mark the climax, Spain has already one thousand and three, Here are Countesses in giovanji.

Of every shape, of every age.

In Gazzaniga’s opera, the aria in which Don Giovanni’s servant, Pasquariello, describes his master’s catalogue of lovers to Donna Elvira begins: With the gray-haired ones their sweetness. English Deutsch Aria details: You mavamina commenting using your Twitter account. 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.

The aria’s two halves reverse the usual order of cavatina followed by cabaletta: My dear lady, this is the list Of the beauties my master has loved, A list which I have compiled. This was a great video performance of the piece!


It is built upon, and then varying, the first fifteen bars. To find out more, including giovvanni to control cookies, see here: Vita avventure e morte di Don Giovanni in Italian.

Possible interesting pages on Opera-Arias. It is sung by Don Giovanni’s servant Leporello to Elvira during act 1 of the opera. Waitingmaids, nineteen giovwnni twenty. Translation into English by Leonora McClernan added Madamina, il catalogo e’ questo, Leporello’s aria from Don Giovanni Madamina, il catalogo e’ questo My lady, this is the list Delle belle che amo’ il padron mio; of the beauties that my master has loved; un catalogo egli e’ che ho fatt’io; a list that I made myself; Osservate, leggete con me.

In questa forma dunque.

Madamina il catalogo e questo

He calls the tall ones majestic. Romanticism interpreted the obsession expressed in the catalogue as a longing for the absolute. 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 Don’s feminine conquests: Among these are peasant girls, Maidservants, city girls, Countesses, baronesses, Marchionesses, princesses, Women of every rank, Every shape, every age.

The big, tall women are paired with longer notes quarter and halfand the tiny, short women are expressed using melodic lines of sixteenth notes. Madamina il catalogo e questo Opera details: The melody of this section is monosyllabic and rhythmically driven.

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