Mozart: Don Giovanni (Remastered) Carlo Maria Giulini

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Album-Release:
1961

HRA-Release:
16.01.2017

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791): Don Giovanni, K. 527:
  • 1Overture06:18
  • Act 1:
  • 2Notte e giomo faticar (Leporello)01:38
  • 3Non sperar, se non m'uccidi (Donna Anna, Don Giovanni, Leporello)01:17
  • 4Lasciala, indegno! (Commendatore, Don Giovanni, Leporello)02:06
  • 5Leporello, ove sei? (Don Giovanni, Leporello)00:27
  • 6Ah del padre in periglio (Donna Anna, Ottavio)02:35
  • 7Fuggi, crudele, fuggi! (Donna Anna, Don Ottavio)04:01
  • 8Orsù, spicciati presto (Don Giovanni, Leporello)01:14
  • 9Ah, chi mi dice mai (Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni, Leporello)03:24
  • 10Chi è là? (Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni, Leporello)02:26
  • 11Madamina, il catalogo è questo (Leporello)00:17
  • 12ln questa forma (Donna Elvira)00:27
  • 13Giovinette che fate all'amore (Zerlina, Chorus, Masetto)01:29
  • 14Manco male è partita (Don Giovanni, Leporello, Zerlina, Masetto)02:00
  • 15Ho capito, signor, si! (Masetto)01:38
  • 16Alfin siam Iiberati (Don Giovanni, Zerlina)01:34
  • 17Là ci darem la mano (Don Giovanni, Zerlina)04:36
  • 18Fermati scellerato! (Donna Elvira, Zerlina, Don Giovanni)00:36
  • 19Ah! fuggi il traditor! (Donna Elvira)01:17
  • 20Mi par ch'oggi il demonio si diverta (Don Giovanni, Don Ottavio, Donna Anna, Donna Elvira)00:52
  • 21Non ti fidar, o misera (Don Giovanni, Don Ottavio/Donna Anna, Donna Elvira)03:55
  • 22Povera sventura! (Don Giovanni)00:17
  • 23Don Ottavio, son morta! (Donna Anna, Don Ottavio)02:48
  • 24Or sai chi l'onore (Donna Anna)02:49
  • 25Come mai creder deggio (Don Ottavio)00:23
  • 26Dalla sua pace (Don Ottavio)04:21
  • 27Io deggio ad ogni patto (Leporello, Don Giovanni)01:20
  • 28Finch'han dal vino (Don Giovanni)01:23
  • 29Masetto, senti un po' (Zerlina, Masetto)01:00
  • 30Batti, batti, o bel Masetto (Zerlina)03:46
  • 31Guarda un po' come seppe (Masetto, Don Giovanni, Zerlina)00:33
  • 32Presto, presto, pria ch'ei venga (Masetto, Zerlina, Don Giovanni, Chorus)01:48
  • 33Tra quest'arbori celata (Zerlina, Don Giovanni, Masetto)02:28
  • 34Bisogna aver coraggio (Donna Elvira, Don Ottavio, Donna Anna, Leporello, Don Giovanni)02:08
  • 35Protegga il giusto cielo... Vendichi il giusto cielo (Donna Anna, Don Ottavio, Donna Elvira)02:20
  • 36Riposate, vezzose ragazze (Don Giovanni, Leporello, Masetto, Zerlina)01:18
  • 37Venite pur avanti (Leporello, Don Giovanni, Donna Anna, Donna Elvira, Don Ottavio)01:23
  • 38Ricominciate il suono! (Don Giovanni, Leporello, Donna Elvira, Donna Anna, Don Ottavio, Masetto, Zerlina)02:47
  • 39Ecco il birbo, che t'ha offesa! (Don Giovanni, Leporello, Don Ottavio, Donna Elvira, Donna Anna)01:32
  • 40Trema, trema, o scellerato! (Don Giovanni, Leporelio, Don Ottavio, Donna Elvira, Donna Anna)02:08
  • Act 2:
  • 41Eh via. buffone, non mi seccar! (Don Giovanni, Leporello)01:08
  • 42Leporello!.. ..Signore? (Don Giovanni, Leporello)01:34
  • 43Ah taci, inguisto coro! (Donna Elvira, Leporello, Don Giovanni)04:49
  • 44Amico, che ti par? (Don Giovanni, Leporello)00:24
  • 45Eccomi a voi (Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni, Leporello)01:21
  • 46Deh vieni all finestra (Don Giovanni)01:17
  • 47V'è gente alla finestra (Don Giovanni, Masetto)01:05
  • 48Metà di voi qua vadano (Don Giovanni)03:11
  • 49Zitto, lascia ch'io senta (Don Giovanni, Masetto, Zerlina)01:38
  • 50Vedrai, carino, se sei buonino (Zerlina)03:14
  • 51Di molte faci il lume (Leporello, Donna Elvira)00:21
  • 52Sola, sola in buio loco (Donna Elvira, Leporello, Don Ottavio, Donna Anna)03:01
  • 53Ferma, briccone, dove ten vai? (Zerlina, Masetto, Donna Anna, Don Ottavio, Donna Elvira, Leporello)02:21
  • 54Mille torbidi pensieri (Zerlina, Masetto, Donna Anna, Don Ottavio, Donna Elvira, Leporello)02:23
  • 55Dunque quello sei tu (Zerlina, Donna Elvira, Don Ottavio, Masetto)00:19
  • 56Ah, pietà, signori miei! (Leporello)01:51
  • 57Ferma, perfido, ferma! (Donna Elvira, Masetto, Zerlina, Don Ottavio)00:29
  • 58Il mio tesoro (Don Ottavio)04:36
  • 59ln quali eccessi, o Numi (Donna Elvira)01:47
  • 60Mi tradi,quell'alma ingrata (Donna Elvira)03:46
  • 61Ah, ah, ah, ah, questa è buona (Don Giovanni, Leporello, La Statua del Commendatore)03:39
  • 62O statua gentilissima (Don Giovanni, Leporello, La Statua del Commendatore)03:36
  • 63Calmatevi, idol mio! (Don Ottavio, Donna Anna)00:59
  • 64Crudele? Ah no, mio bene! (Donna Anna)01:54
  • 65Non mi dir, bell'idol mio (Donna Anna)05:00
  • 66Ah, si segua il suo passo (Don Ottavio)00:14
  • 67Già la mensa è perparata (Don Giovanni, Leporello)04:34
  • 68L'ultima prova dell'amor mio (Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni, Leporello)02:11
  • 69Che grido è questo mai? (Don Giovanni, Leporello)01:16
  • 70Don Giovanni, a cenar teco (La Statua del Commendatore, Don Giovanni)05:18
  • 71Da qual tremore insolito (Don Giovanni, Chorus, Leporello)01:05
  • 72Ah, dov'è il perfido? (Donna Elvira, Zerlina, Don Ottavio, Masetto, Donna Anna, Leporello)01:39
  • 73Or che tutti, o mio tesoro (Donna Elvira, Zerlina, Don Ottavio, Masetto, Donna Anna, Leporello)02:57
  • 74Questo è il fin (Donna Elvira, Zerlina, Don Ottavio, Masetto, Donna Anna, Leporello)01:38
  • Total Runtime02:37:14

Info for Mozart: Don Giovanni (Remastered)

Mozart-Referenzaufnahme: Mit diesem Don Giovanni begann eine neue Ära der Schallplattengeschichte, denn hier betrat die Mozart-Oper im Rahmen einer Studioaufnahme erstmals das Stereo-Zeitalter! Eine gute Voraussetzung für die Remastering-Experten der Oper Deluxe-Serie, die klanglichen Feinheiten noch deutlicher aufzupolieren. Zusammen mit einem luxuriösen, reich bebilderten Beibuch ist auch dieses Opernjuwel jetzt im 21. Jahrhundert angekommen – bereit, seine immense interpretatorische Tiefe einem jüngeren Publikum zu erschließen.

Als Carlo Maria Giulini 1959 in den berühmten Londoner Abbey Road Studios den Taktstock hob, wusste er, welchen Markstein er in der Schallplattengeschichte hinterlassen würde. So setzte er auf ein Traumensemble, das heute schlicht legendär zu nennen ist: Eberhard Wächter in der Titelpartie des Frauenverführers wird flankiert von dem Leporello schlechthin – Giuseppe Taddei, der die Rolle mit einem guten Schuss Ironie zu würzen weiß. Mit Elisabeth Schwarzkopf als Donna Elvira und Joan Sutherland als Donna Anna sind einmalig zwei der größten Primadonnen des 20. Jahrhunderts in ihrer einzigen gemeinsamen Opernaufnahme überhaupt zu erleben, außerdem mit Gottlob Frick als schwarzmystischem Komtur.

„Wer nicht auf Böhm schwört, kann dies als beste Giovanni-Aufnahme gelten. Sie besitzt Italianita und Virtuosität, einen subjektiven Mozart-Stil und Theatralik, sie hat rührende und brillante Momente - und Giulini faßt all diese Elemente überzeugend zusammen, sorgt für sängerische Disziplin und respektiert trotzdem Eigenheiten. Wächters bald aufbrausender, bald schmeichelnder Giovanni bezwingt durch Ungestüm. Das Ensemble rundum ist so gut wie seine Namen.“ (Hermes Opernlexikon)

„Ein Gesangsfest der Extra-Klasse - bis heute der Maßstab.“ (Rondo)




Carlo Maria Giulini
was born in Barletta, Southern Italy in May 1914 with what appears to have been an instinctive love of music. As the town band rehearsed he could be seen peering through the ironwork of the balcony of his parents’ home, immovable and intent. The itinerant fiddlers who roamed the countryside during the lean years of the First World War also caught his ear. In 1919, the family moved to the South Tyrol, where the five-year-old Carlo asked his parents for "one of those things the street musicians play". Signor Giulini acquired a three-quarter size violin, setting in train a process which would take his son from private lessons with a kindly nun to violin studies with Remy Principe at Rome’s Academy of St Cecilia at the age of 16.

Giulini’s studies lasted the best part of ten years, during which time he played the viola in Rome’s celebrated Augusteo Orchestra under several great conductors (De Sabata, Kleiber, Klemperer, Walter, Richard Strauss) and one or two truly dreadful ones ("Stravinsky! My goodness! He was a disaster…"). He was also a chamber musician, playing string quartets in a repertoire which stretched from Haydn to Bartók, he developed what he termed ‘the moral discipline’ of music-making as part of an ensemble.

In an interview in 1971, he said: "Perhaps because I am a viola player, I think the inside string parts are particularly important. To me the other instruments give you the physiognomy of the music; but for its bones, its inner structure, you must look to the inner parts. I also believe that melody holds the key to what the composer has to say. I agree with Toscanini that the melody must always be absolutely clear, since you should assume that, in theory, the audience is hearing the music for the first time."

Giulini’s debut concert in Rome in the summer of 1944 ended with Brahms’s Fourth Symphony, one of an inner core of ‘classic’ works that gave sinew to a consciously selective repertoire which also included choice specimens of Italian Baroque and Italian contemporary music, and such engaging ‘rarities’ as Tchaikovsky’s Second Symphony. In 1950 he formed the Orchestra of Milan Radio, with which he conducted a number of rarely heard operas by leading composers: Haydn’s Il mondo della luna, Rossini’s Il Signor Bruschino and Verdi’s Attila. The following year he made his theatre debut conducting Verdi’s La traviata in Bergamo. Renata Tebaldi sang Violetta on the opening night and the relatively unknown Maria Callas sang the remaining performances.

Working with Callas and the distinguished film and stage director Luchino Visconti on La traviata in Milan in 1955 was the high point of Giulini’s early career. As he put it: "Visconti was steeped in music. He knew the difference between the straight theatre and opera: that in Verdi’s Otello it is Verdi who is interpreting Shakespeare, not the theatre director." That same year Giulini made his British debut conducting Verdi’s Falstaff at the Edinburgh Festival, after which he travelled to London for a week of recording with the prestigious Philharmonia Orchestra. In the event, the hyper-meticulous Giulini managed to complete just one work, Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. The orchestra’s founder, legendary EMI producer Walter Legge, who had been away in Italy, was furious, though the critical acclaim which greeted Giulini’s orchestrally luminous accounts of Bizet’s Jeux d’enfants, Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and Tchaikovsky’s Second Symphony – all recorded the following autumn – went some way to assuage his anger.

Words such as ‘gentlemanly’ and ‘elegant’ were often used to describe the tall, handsome, infinitely courteous Giulini: words suggesting not glibness, but mannerliness, taste and moral integrity. A devout Catholic whose repertoire included an unusually high proportion of sacred works, he declined to conduct music which lacked a ‘human’ dimension. A great Verdian, he ignored the operas of Puccini; a virtuoso interpreter of Falla and Ravel, he had little time for the music of Respighi.

His 1958 Covent Garden debut in a new production of Verdi’s Don Carlo, directed by Visconti, was a sensation. The following year, also in London, he made a recording of Mozart’s Don Giovanni which remains unsurpassed to this day. Sadly, when a new generation of ‘progressive’ theatre producers emerged in the late 1960s, he turned his back on live opera, though he did go on to make memorable recordings of four of Verdi’s greatest operas: Don Carlo, Rigoletto, Falstaff and Il trovatore.

Opera’s loss was the concert hall’s gain. In 1969, he became principal guest conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. An unhappy spell as chief conductor of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra gave way in 1978 to six fruitful years as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, where his assistant was the young Simon Rattle. At the same time, Giulini formed a close relationship with the Vienna Philharmonic, with whom he recorded late Bruckner symphonies in performances of breadth, nobility and rhythmic power. As with his conducting of an earlier love, Franck’s Symphony in D minor, these were readings rich in spiritual understanding.

In his later years, Giulini worked with the La Scala Philharmonic in his home city of Milan and with a number of youth orchestras. One of his last concerts, before his retirement in the summer of 1998 aged 84, was with the Spanish Youth Orchestra. Revered by the music-going public and honoured among musicians, he celebrated his 90th birthday in May 2004 and died on 14 June 2005.



Booklet for Mozart: Don Giovanni (Remastered)

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