Opera - Don Giovanni

 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
   
 Don Giovanni 157:57  
  Opra buffa in two acts, K. 527  
  Original 'Prague' version  
  Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, English translation by Amanda Holden  
   
1 Overture 5:36
   
  Act I  
  Scene 1  
  Introduction  
2 'Night and day I slave away' 5:22
  Leporello, Donna Anna, Don Giovanni, Commendatore  
   
  Scene 2  
  Recitative  
3 'Leporello, where are you?' 10:34
  Don Giovanni, Leporello  
   
  Scene 3  
4 'Ah! My father's in danger' 0:14
  Recitative and Duet  
5 'Oh my God! What is that?' 2:49
6 'Go! You are cruel and heartless' 3:51
  Donna Anna, Don Ottavio  
   
  Scene 4  
  Recitative  
7 'Come on, you'd better tell me' 1:50
  Don Giovanni, Leporello  
   
  Scene 5  
  Aria  
8 'Where is that evil monster' 3:27
  Recitative  
9 'Who's there?' 3:02
  Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni, Leporello  
  Aria  
10 'Pretty lady, I have something to show you' 5:30
  Leporello  
   
  Scene 6  
  Recitative  
11 'So that's the cruel monster who betrayed me' 0:41
  Donna Elvira  
   
  Scene 7  
  Duet and Chorus  
12 'All you women who dream of a lover' 1:23
  Zerlina, Chorus, Masetto  
   
  Scene 8  
  Recitative  
13 'Thank God we are rid of her' 2:20
  Don Giovanni, Leporello, Zerlina, Masetto  
  Aria  
14 'Now I get it, now I see!' 1:36
  Masetto  
   
  Scene 9  
  Recitative  
15 'At last we are rid of him' 2:07
  Duet  
16 'There will my arms enfold you' 3:12
  Don Giovanni, Zerlina  
   
  Scene 10  
  Recitative  
17 'Leave her alone you monster' 0:49
  Donna Elvira, Zerlina, Don Giovanni  
  Aria  
18 'Escape the traitor's arms' 1:10
  Donna Elvira  
   
  Scene 11  
  Recitative  
19 'It seems today the devil's making mischief' 1:10
  Donna Giovanni, Don Ottavio, Donna Anna  
   
  Scene 12  
  Quartet  
20 'Don't ever place your trust in him' 3:54
  Donna Elvira, Donna Anna, Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni  
  Recitative  
21 'What an unhappy woman!' 0:26
  Don Giovanni  
   
  Scene 13  
  Recitative and Aria  
22 'Don Ottavio, I'm dying!' 3:31
  Donna Anna, Don Ottavio  
23 'He threatened my honour' 2:54
  Donna Anna  
   
  Scene 14  
  Recitative  
24 'Could I ever believe . . .' 0:33
  Don Ottavio  
   
  Scene 15  
  Recitative  
25 'I'm at the end of my tether' 2:01
  Leporello, Don Giovanni  
  Aria  
26 'Now that the wine . . .' 1:30
  Don Giovanni  
   
  Scene 16  
  Recitative  
27 'Masetto, will you listen?' 1:25
  Zerlina, Masetto  
  Aria  
28 'Beat me, beat me dear Masetto' 4:15
  Zerlina  
  Recitative  
29 'What a sweet little witch' 0:41
  Masetto, Don Giovanni, Zerlina  
  First finale  
30 'So it happened, she betrayed me' 0:57
  Masetto, Zerlina  
   
  Scene 17  
31 'Rouse yourselves, my friends, look lively!' 0:49
  Don Giovanni, Chorus  
   
  Scene 18  
32 'I shall hide among these bushes' 2:09
  Zerlina, Don Giovanni, Masetto  
   
  Scene 19  
33 'We need to be courageous' 4:12
  Donna Elvira, Don Ottavio, Donna Ana, Leporello, Don Giovanni  
   
  Scene 20  
34 'Rest my beauties, let me entertain you' 1:16
  Don Giovanni, Leporello, Masetto, Zerlina  
   
  Scene 21  
35 'Pray come this way' 7:26
  Leporello, Don Giovanni, Donna Anna, Donna Elvira, Don Ottavio, Masetto, Zerlina  
   
  Act II  
  Scene 1  
  Duet  
36 'Have you gone crazy' 1:04
  Recitative  
37 'Leporello!' 2:10
  Don Giovanni, Leporello  
   
  Scene 2  
  Trio  
38 'My heart, you have no mercy!' 5:00
  Donna Elvira, Leporello, Don Giovanni  
  Recitative  
39 'So what d'you think of that?' 0:31
  Don Giovanni, Leporello  
   
  Scene 3  
  Recitative  
40 'Look, here I am' 1:39
  Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni, Leporello  
  Canzonetta  
41 'What light from yonder window' 2:07
  Don Giovanni  
   
  Scene 4  
  Recitative  
42 'There's someone at the window' 1:12
  Don Giovanni, Masetto  
  Aria  
43 'Let half of you go over there' 2:54
  Don Giovanni  
   
  Scene 5  
  Recitative  
44 'Sssh! Let me listen . . .' 0:44
  Don Giovanni, Masetto  
   
  Scene 6  
45 'Ahi! Ahi! My head, my head!' 1:24
  Masetto, Zerlina  
  Aria  
46 'Listen my darling' 3:33
  Zerlina  
   
  Scene 7  
  Recitative  
47 'I can see torches' 0:38
  Leporello, Donna Elvira  
  Sextet  
48 'All alone, alone in darkness' 2:45
  Donna Elvira, Leporello, Don Ottavio, Donna Anna  
   
  Scene 8  
49 'Stop there, you villain' 4:34
  Zerlina, Masetto, Donna Anna, Don Ottavio, Donna Elvira  
   
  Scene 9  
50 'So it was you' 0:28
  Zerlina, Donna Elvira, Don Ottavio, Masetto  
  Aria  
51 'Ah, be merciful to me!' 1:44
  Leporello  
   
  Scene 10  
52 'Stop him, somebody stop him' 0:44
  Donna Elvira, Masetto, Zerlina, Don Ottavio  
  Aria  
53 'Will you remain with my treasure' 4:15
  Don Ottavio  
   
  Scene 11  
  Recitative  
54 'Ah! Ah! This is perfect!' 4:31
  Don Giovanni, Leporello, Commendatore  
  Duet  
55 'Oh most respected monument' 2:45
  Leporello, Don Giovanni, Commendatore  
   
  Scene 12  
  Recitative  
56 'Be comforted, my darling' 0:52
  Recitative and Aria  
57 'You are cruel!' 1:49
  Don Ottavio, Donna Anna  
58 'Never say, my own beloved' 5:04
  Donna Anna  
  Recitative  
59 'Ah! Where she goes I shall follow' 0:23
  Don Ottavio  
   
  Scene 13  
  Finale  
60 'Now the supper table's ready' 4:33
  Don Giovanni, Leporello  
   
  Scene 14  
61 'All I can offer, I lay before you' 3:28
  Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni, Leporello  
   
  Scene 15  
62 'Don Giovanni!' 6:29
  Commendatore, Don Giovanni, Leporello  
   
  Scene 16  
63 'Where is the infidel?' 5:52
  Zerlina, Donna Elvira, Don Ottavio, Masetto, Donna Anna, Leporello  
   
 Garry Magee baritone - Don Giovann
 Clive Bayley bass - Commendatore
 Majella Cullagh soprano - Donna Anna
 Barry Banks tenor - Don Ottavio
 Vivian Tierney soprano - Donna Elvira
 Andrew Shore bass - Leporello
 Dean Robinson baritone - Masetto
 Mary Plazas soprano - Zerlina
 David Parry
  22-27 August 2000