The Magic Flute - Public Domain Opera Guide.
Ex-library libretto. Title and contents as per listing title and above photograph(s). In acceptable to good condition, still very usable, with the usual library stamps and markings. Some of these libretta have been rebound by the library. Lots of other libretta and music scores available at our eBay store.
Libretto Lorenzo Da Ponte Director David Mcvicar Conductor Julia Jones Tamino Mauro Peter Pamina Siobhan Stagg Papageno Roderick Williams. Mozart’s glorious opera The Magic Flute is brought enchantingly to life in David McVicar’s production with beautiful sets by John Macfarlane. Prince Tamino promises the Queen of the Night that he will rescue her daughter Pamina from the enchanter.
In opera, the librettist (the libretto writer) likewise gets ignored far too often; we still say “Mozart wrote The Magic Flute,” when actually he wrote only the music. Granted, Mozart could probably set the IRS Tax Form 1040EZ to music and create a masterpiece, but he’s the exception. Opera composers usually need something more.
The Magic Flute is arguably the most well-known and loved opera in the history of music, probably because it has a simple fairy-tale type of plot and because the music is easy to listen to and to “understand”. There is a kind of lightness to it that makes it, in fact, ideal as an introduction to opera in general, or as a family-type entertainment. But beneath this apparent simplicity can.
Libretto by Hugo Brady. Young people do listen. “For me, music making is the most joyful activity possible, the most perfect expression of any emotion.” Luciano Pavarotti. Featured. The Magic of Microtonal Music. 28th May 2020 by Hugo Brady. Hindustani music, one of the main forms of Indian classical music, aims for the sound of the human voice as the golden standard for instruments. As an.
Described as a Moor, the character of Monostatos in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera, The Magic Flute (1791) represents an amalgam of racist stereotypes surrounding Blackness in the late eighteenth century. Being Black, Monostatos, the overseer of Sarastro’s temple, is not to be trusted and has dark and evil tendencies. He appears in most productions as grotesque, dirty, and buffoon-like.
An opera libretto simplified into an enchanting play. Follow the adventures of Prince Tamino from his rescue from the Serpent to the Temple of Sarasota where he must prove himself worthy of winning the lovely Pamina by enduring the tests of fire and water. The lovers find their happy ending with the help of a magic flute and the marvelously funny character Papageno. Easy to produce with.