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Mozart: Don Giovanni / Quatuor Franz Joseph

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  1. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Overture $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act I: Introduzione: Notte e giorno faticar $0.99 on iTunes
  3. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act I: Aria: Ah, chi mi dice mai $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act I: Aria: Madamina, il catalogo e questo $0.99 on iTunes
  5. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act I: Aria: Ho capito, Signor, si! $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act I: Duettino: La ci darem la mano $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act I: Aria: Ah! Fuggi il traditor! $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act I: Quartetto: Non ti fidar, o misera $0.99 on iTunes
  9. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act I: Aria: Dalla sua pace $0.99 on iTunes
  10. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act I: Aria: Batti, batti, o bel Masetto $0.99 on iTunes
  11. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Duetto: Eh via, buffone, non mi seccar! $0.99 on iTunes
  12. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Terzetto: Ah taci ingiusto core $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Canzonetta: Deh, vieni alla finestra $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Aria: Meta di voi qua vadano $0.99 on iTunes
  15. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Aria: Vedrai, carino $0.99 on iTunes
  16. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Sestetto: Sola, sola in buio loco $0.99 on iTunes
  17. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Aria: Ah, pieta, signori miei! $0.99 on iTunes
  18. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Aria: Il mio tesoro intanto $0.99 on iTunes
  19. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Duetto: O statua gentilissima $0.99 on iTunes
  20. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Rondo: Non mi dir $0.99 on iTunes
  21. Mozart, W.A. — Don Giovanni, K. 527 (arr. for string quartet): Act II: Finale: Gia la mensa e preparata - Don Giovanni, a cenar teco - Ah dove e il perfido

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
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Don Giovanni string quartet version
My reaction to this 2-CD set of Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni," without singers and performed by a string quartet, was "Why would any CD marketing dept. think that this would sell?" Given that (a) I love the string quartets of Mozart and have performed them many times, and (b) I love the operas of Mozart, especially "Don Giovanni," even after playing these CDs, I still fail to see the attraction. Added to that is my dislike of period instrument performances, with their lack of vibrato and a sort of wailing sound from the strings, which was particularly annoying in the overture. It seems to me that, even in Mozart's time, singers had the natural vibrato of the human voice. For these reasons, I feel that these CDs would be virtually useless as a teaching device for this opera. For the same reason, I would not buy a recording of Mozart's string quartets performed on period instruments, even though the group here is very competent. I believe that the audience for these CDs would be limited to period-instrument afficionados.
Submitted on 09/15/09 by Ted Wilks 
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Works Details

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
  • Running Time: 124 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787