Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 November 1990

304 Pages | 6 line drawings, 11 halftones

ISBN: 9780198162216

Bookseller Code (06)

The Mozart-Da Ponte Operas

The Cultural and Musical Background to Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Così fan tutte

Andrew Steptoe

A Clarendon Press Publication

This book charts the musical, cultural, and social contexts of Mozart's collaborations with the librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte, illuminating these great masterpieces along with Mozart's creative process and the functions of 18th-century opera.