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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Madamina il catalogo e questo

Thanks for pointing that out. English Libretto or Translation: Romanticism interpreted the obsession expressed in the catalogue as a longing for the absolute. He juxtaposes two distinct types of women by their physicality—big and tiny.

Nella bionda egli ha l’usanza Di lodar la gentilezza, Nella bruna la costanza, Nella bianca la dolcezza. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here In questa forma dunque.

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, He to win them makes his duty, And you know it, not in vain. 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.


Email required Address never made public. Possible interesting pages on Opera-Arias. From France and from Spain there are more than I know: 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.

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. E v’han donne d’ogni grado, And there are women of every class, D’ogni forma, d’ogni eta’.

It is sung by Don Giovanni’s servant Leporello to Elvira during act 1 of the opera. Translation by Leonora McClernan Inday aol.

Nella bionda egli ha l’usanza Di lodar la gentilezza, Nella bruna la costanza, Nella bianca la dolcezza. Lettura viovanni Don Giovanni di Mozart in Italian.


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In Gazzaniga’s opera, the aria gipvanni which Don Giovanni’s servant, Pasquariello, describes his master’s catalogue of lovers to Donna Elvira begins: Home – Search the Database – Search Results. Don Juan El estudiante de Salamanca It doesn’t matter if she’s rich, Ugly or beautiful; If she wears a skirt, You know what he does. Views Read Edit View history. Notify me of new comments via email. Rustic beauties, Marchionesses, Ev’ry grade his pow’r confesses.

The melody of this section is monosyllabic and rhythmically driven. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Language: In summer he likes thin ones. Check date giovani in: Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The music really does emphasize the ridiculousness of the lyrics. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The theme of this last half of the aria is the descriptions of the women Don Giovanni prefers and seeks.