MOZART (Wolfgang Amadeus).— DON GIOVANNI. Translated and Introduced by ELLEN H. BLEILER. Dover Publications, Inc. New York. (1964). 209-XV págs. B.
Don Giovanni one of the crowning favorites of the operatic repertoire, is considered by many to be the greatest opera ever written. No other opera has occasioned so much discussion and controversy, and its comic-tragic themes and philosophic overtones continue to fascinate music lovers and literary critics the world over. This volume contains everything the opera.goer needs to derive full satisfaction from Don Giovanni, except the music itself. It provives the complete text of the italian libretto, just as it is actually sung, including all the repetitions of phrases and stanzas. And facing the italian text is a completely new, close translation of the libretto into modern, idiomatic English (...)” — texto retirado da contra-capa.