In Don Giovanni, after Zerlina is accused of cheating by her fiancé, Masetto, she sings her flirty aria ‘Batti, batti o bel Masetto’, teasing him by asking him to. Don Giovanni is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian .. Zerlina follows the jealous Masetto and tries to pacify him (“Batti, batti o bel Masetto” – “Beat, O beat me, handsome Masetto”), but just as she. 2 May Junior vocal performance major Jillian Smith performs “Batti, Batti” from W.A. Mozart’s opera DON GIOVANNI with The University of Tampa’s.

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She leaves with Zerlina.

For the album by Lucio Battistisee Don Giovanni album. This scene, marked by low comedy, is rarely baatti today. Rather, it has the connotation of a comfortable, secluded private dwelling in the countryside. Donna Elvira enters, saying that she no longer feels resentment against Don Giovanni, only pity for him.

After cunningly dispersing Masetto’s friends Don Giovanni aria: Leporello, Don Giovanni’s servant, grumbles about his demanding master and daydreams about being free of him ” Notte e giorno faticar ” — “Night and day I slave away”. Leporello makes several attempts to invite the statue to dinner but is too frightened to complete the invitation Duet: Zerlina arrives and consoles the bruised and battered Masetto “Vedrai carino” — “You’ll see, dear one”.

They surround Leporello and threaten to kill him.

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Don Giovanni and Leporello arrive soon after. The sustained popularity of Don Giovanni has resulted in extensive borrowings and arrangements of the original. Tchaikovsky visited her when he was in Paris in June[33] and said that when masetti at the manuscript, he was “in the presence of divinity”. As Don Giovanni leaves, Donna Anna suddenly recognizes him as her father’s murderer and tells Don Ottavio the story of his intrusion, claiming that she was deceived at first because she was expecting a night visit from Don Ottavio himself, but managed to fight Don Giovanni off after discovering the imposture long recitative exchange between Donna Anna and Don Ottavio.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Batit and Privacy Policy. Zerlina goes to find Masetto and the others; Leporello escapes again before she returns. She makes Don Ottavio swear vengeance against the unknown murderer. Leporello, watching from under the table, also cries out in fear. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Zerlina bati the jealous Masetto and tries to pacify him ” Batti, batti o bel Masetto ” — “Beat, O beat me, handsome Masetto”but just as she manages masetro persuade him of her innocence, Don Giovanni’s voice from offstage startles and frightens her.

Wanting to seduce Donna Elvira’s maid, and believing masstto she will trust him better if he appears in lower-class clothes, Don Giovanni orders Leporello to exchange cloak and hat with him. The Quest for the Inner Manp. University of Chicago Press.

Seeing an opportunity for a game, Don Giovanni hides and sends Leporello out in the open wearing Don Giovanni’s cloak and hat.

Donna Elvira is convinced and descends to the street. Leporello happens along and the two are reunited. The opera was first performed on 29 October in Prague under its full title of Il dissoluto punito ossia il Don Giovanni — Dramma giocoso in due atti The Rake punished, or Don Giovannia dramma giocoso in two acts.

He attempts to sweet-talk her out of hurting him. An ominous knocking sounds at the door. The Prager Oberpostamtzeitung reported, “Connoisseurs and musicians say that Prague has never heard the like,” and “the opera … is extremely difficult to perform. The work was rapturously received, as was often true of Mozart’s work in Prague. He accuses her of being cruel, and she assures him that she loves him, and is faithful “Non mi dir” — “Tell me not”.

The Commendatore blocks Don Giovanni’s path and forces him to fight a duel. She repeats her demand that he avenge her and points out that he will be avenging himself as well aria: Donna Anna, unaware that she is speaking to her attacker, pleads for Don Giovanni’s help. Leporello, paralyzed by fear, cannot answer it, so Don Giovanni opens it himself, revealing the statue of the Commendatore. Although sometimes classified as comic, it blends comedy, melodrama and supernatural elements.


At the command of his master, Leporello reads the inscription upon the statue’s base: Everyone mistakes Leporello for Don Giovanni, whose clothes he is still wearing.

Batti, Batti O Bel Masetto

The minuet from the finale of act 1, transcribed by Moritz Moszkowskialso makes an incongruous appearance in the manuscript of Liszt’s Fantasy on Themes from Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanniand Sigismond Thalberg uses the same minuet, batfi with ” Deh, vieni alla finestra “, in his Grand Fantaisie sur la serenade et le Minuet de Don JuanOp.

On realizing that Don Giovanni means to remain behind with Zerlina, Masetto becomes angry ” Ho capito! According to the 19th-century Bohemian memoirist Wilhelm Kuhethe final ensemble was only presented at the very first performance in Prague, then never heard again during the original run. Retrieved 5 April The two recognize each other and she reproaches him bitterly.

Don Giovannia young, extremely licentious nobleman. The Composition of “Don Giovanni’s” Overture”. Btti Giovanni is immediately attracted to Zerlina, and he attempts to remove the jealous Masetto by offering to host a wedding celebration at his castle.

Leporello threatens to leave Don Giovanni, but his master calms him with a peace offering of money Duet: Views Read Edit View history. As mentioned above, the final ensemble was customarily omitted from productions for over a century beginning with the original run in Prague, but it started to be performed again frequently in the 20th century and is now is usually included in productions of the opera. Don Giovanni, relieved that he is unrecognised, readily promises it, and asks who has disturbed her peace.

Mi tradi per l’alma ingrata ” is usually retained as well.