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 Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 17 Octoberat By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Lettura del Don Giovanni di Mozart in Italian. Translation by Leonora McClernan Inday aol. He calls the tall ones majestic.

Mozart – Madamina from Don Giovanni sheet music for Bass Voice

Problems playing this file? MP3’s for this aria. My dear lady, this is the list Of the beauties my master has loved, A list which I have compiled. All opera sheetmusic Soprano sheetmusic Mezzo Soprano sheetmusic Tenor sheetmusic Baritone sheetmusic Bass sheetmusic. From France and from Spain there are madmina than I know: Nella bionda egli ha l’usanza Di lodar la gentilezza, Nella bruna la costanza, Nella bianca la dolcezza.

In 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. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Madamina from Don Giovanni –

Leporelloservant of Don Giovanni Voice Part: 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: The melody of this section is monosyllabic and rhythmically driven. Home – Search the Database – Search Results. In summer he likes thin ones. 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 xon my master giovannl loved; un catalogo egli e’ yiovanni ho fatt’io; a list that I made myself; Osservate, leggete con me.


Dell’Italia, ed Alemagna ve ne ho scritte cento, e tante.

This was a great video performance of the piece! Don Giovanni Synopsis Libretto: 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.

Here are courtly dames and maidens, Young and handsome, old and plain. Of every shape, of every age. V’han fra queste contadine, Cameriere, cittadine, V’han contesse, baronesse, Marchesane, principesse. Check date values in: The aria’s two halves reverse the usual order of cavatina followed by cabaletta: You con commenting using your Twitter account.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Lintwhite tresses shew discreetness; When ’tis cold he likes her portly, In the summer, biovanni and courtly, Tall and haughty, ne’er she alarms him, If she’s tiny, no less she charms him.

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 Juan ; 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.


Thanks for pointing that out. Notify me of new posts via email. The aria has two main thematic sections: From Italy and Germany I have written here a hundred and more.

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Possible interesting pages on Opera-Arias. English Deutsch Aria details: He juxtaposes two distinct types of women by their physicality—big and tiny. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Vuol d’inverno la grassotta, In the winter he wants the heavy ones, Vuol d’estate la magrotta; In the summer he wants the slim ones; E’ la grande maestosa, The big ones are majestic, La piccina e ognor vezzosa, the little ones are charming, Delle vecchie fa conquista He goes after the old ones Pel piacer di porle in lista; for the pleasure of putting them on the list; Sua passion predominante His overiding passion E’ la giovin principiante.

Search all Search scenes Search operas Search roles Search composers. With blondes it is his habit To praise their kindness; In brunettes, their faithfulness; In the white-haired, their sweetness.

Waitingmaids, nineteen or twenty. The music really does emphasize the ridiculousness of the lyrics. The theme of this last half of the aria is the descriptions of the women Don Giovanni giofanni and seeks. You are commenting using your WordPress.