A high-ranked but dissolute character invites to dinner the funerary statue of a nobleman he killed in a duel after dishonoring his daughter. Thus the stage is set for the most dreadful of punishments, arguably the central moment in the life of Don Giovanni - one of the most fertile and suggestive myths of Western culture. The celebrated character who would captivate Mozart, Byron, Richard Strauss, and Stravinski, among others, comes down to us through a complex history, whose origins are as intriguing as they are seldom ...

Don Giovanni's Progress: A Rake Goes to the Opera 1994, Marsilio Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780941419949

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Don Giovanni's Progress: A Rake Goes to the Opera 1994, Marsilio Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780941419710

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