Item #39274 Il Dissoluto Punito osia Il Don Giovanni Dramma giocoso in duetti ... Ridotto per il Pianoforte da A.E. Müller ... Pr. 4 Rthlr. K527. Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART.
Il Dissoluto Punito osia Il Don Giovanni Dramma giocoso in duetti ... Ridotto per il Pianoforte da A.E. Müller ... Pr. 4 Rthlr. K527

Il Dissoluto Punito osia Il Don Giovanni Dramma giocoso in duetti ... Ridotto per il Pianoforte da A.E. Müller ... Pr. 4 Rthlr. K527

Lipsia: Breitkopf e Härtel [PN 2677], [ca. 1815].

Oblong folio. Dark brown leather-backed marbled boards with dark red diamond-shaped title label gilt to upper, spine in decorative compartments gilt. 1f. (recto title in Italian with oval engraved vignette by Bolt of a scene from the final act of the opera, verso blank), [1] (secondary title in German), 2 (cast list and table of contents), 3-184 pp. Lithographed. Text in Italian and German.

Small armorial handstamp to upper outer portion of title; two contemporary ownership signatures ("Ida Sibelti and F.G. Sibelti") to lower blank portion of title. Additional text in red ink to pp. 97-98; small newspaper notice of a German performance with cast including Hammess, Achfel, Markhoff, Nemeth, Maikl, Norbert, Michalson, and Ettl conducted by Reichenberger to upper inner corner of free front endpaper.

Somewhat worn, browned, and foxed; outer margin of title and several additional leaves reinforced with early paper; underlining in red to pp. 38-40; small overpaste to German text to p. 39.

The Prague version, without recitatives. Third issue of the Italian-German edition by Breitkopf. Köchel, p. 598. Cf. Hoboken 347 (which lacks first Italian title). RISM M4514.

First performed on October 29, 1797 in Prague, "[Don Giovanni] was the second operatic collaboration of Mozart and his librettist Lorenzo da Ponte, who, some fifteen months earlier, had had a great success with their Le nozze di Figaro. Their third and last opera together was to be Così fan tutte. This triumvirate of masterworks has earned them their current reputation as one of the world's greatest opera-writing teams ..." Zaslaw and Cowdery p. 61.

Item #39274

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