Don Giovanni is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian .. Zerlina follows the jealous Masetto and tries to pacify him (“Batti, batti o bel Masetto” – “Beat, O beat me, handsome Masetto”), but just as she. In Don Giovanni, after Zerlina is accused of cheating by her fiancé, Masetto, she sings her flirty aria ‘Batti, batti o bel Masetto’, teasing him by asking him to. Check out Batti, batti, o bel Masetto by Don Giovanni on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on

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Batri to seduce Donna Elvira’s maid, and believing that she will trust him better if bep appears in lower-class clothes, Don Giovanni orders Leporello to exchange cloak and hat with him. The minuet from the finale of act 1, transcribed by Moritz Moszkowskialso makes an incongruous appearance in the manuscript of Liszt’s Fantasy on Themes from Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanniand Sigismond Thalberg uses the same minuet, along with ” Deh, vieni alla finestra “, in his Grand Fantaisie sur la serenade et le Minuet de Don JuanOp.

Problems playing this file? Leporello abandons Donna Elvira.

Leporello informs Don Giovanni that all the guests of the peasant wedding are in Don Giovanni’s house and that he distracted Masetto from his jealousy, but that Zerlina, returning with Donna Elvira, made a scene and spoiled everything.

Don Giovanni invites the statue to dinner himself. She makes Don Ottavio swear vengeance against the unknown murderer.


The work was rapturously received, as was often true of Mozart’s work in Prague. Don Giovanni’s “Champagne Aria”: Don Ottavio produces a pistol and points it at Don Giovanni, and the three guests unmask and declare that they know all. Don Juan Batri Giovanni The overture begins with a thundering D minor cadence, followed by a short misterioso sequence which leads into a light-hearted D major allegro.

He begs for mercy and, seeing an opportunity, runs off Leporello aria: Donna Elvira, a lady of Burgos abandoned by Don Giovanni. Don Juan El estudiante masetho Salamanca This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Offstage, she screams in sudden terror. The statue disappears and Don Giovanni cries out in pain and terror as he is surrounded by a chorus of demons, who carry him down to Hell. Don Giovanni, surprised, asks what she wants, and she begs him to change his life.

In a frequently cut recitative, Donna Elvira vows vengeance.

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Retrieved 5 April Zerlina tries to hide from Don Giovanni, but he finds her and attempts to continue the seduction, until he stumbles upon Masetto’s hiding place.

The others are not fooled. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Italian Wikisource has original text related to this article: Don Giovanni then leads both offstage to his ballroom. Beethoven and Danzi also maxetto variations on the same theme.

They find instead Leporello hiding under the table, shaken by the supernatural horror he has witnessed. Donna Anna, unaware that she is speaking to her attacker, pleads for Don Giovanni’s help. As mentioned above, the final ensemble was customarily omitted from productions for over a century beginning with the original run in Prague, but it started to be performed again frequently in the 20th century and is now is usually included in productions of the opera.


A cenar teco m’invitasti” — “Don Giovanni!

Don Giovanni was originally to have been performed on 14 October for a visit to Prague of the Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austrianiece of the Emperor Joseph IIand her new husband, Prince Anthony of Saxony ; however, the production could not be prepared in time and Le nozze di Figaro was substituted instead on the order of the emperor himself.

The two recognize each other and she reproaches him bitterly.

You invited me to dine with you”the statue offers a last chance to repent, but Don Giovanni adamantly refuses. The Letters of Gustave Flaubert. Besides no precedent for rape, there is also no portrayal in the Don Juan literature before Da Ponte of impregnation or the contraction of venereal disease in spite of Don Juan’s numberless sexual encounters.

11. Mozart – Don Giovanni ‘Batti Batti’

He breaks free and she runs off as the Commendatore enters the garden. The Commendatore blocks Don Giovanni’s path and forces him to fight a duel.

Don Giovanni and Leporello arrive soon after.

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