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THE LIBRETTI OF MOZART'S COMPLETED OPERAS
In Two Volumes
By Nico Castel
The reader might be aware of a slight title variation of the Mozart, as contrasted with the Verdi and Puccini libretti. Professor Castel did not wish to include Mozart's uncompleted operas and thought the title, THE COMPLETE MOZART LIBRETTI would be misleading to the reader.
Volume I contains: Bastien und Bastienne; La Clemenza di Tito; Così fan Tutte; Don Giovanni; Die Entführung aus dem Serail; La Finta Giardiniera; and La Finta Semplice.
Maestro Julius Rudel states in his Foreword for the Mozart series, "...Nico Castel, whose artistry I have known and admired since the days when I first invited him to join the New York City Opera, has, by simply using the common Dictionary approach, presented us with a natural and foolproof method of pronunciation... It is a brilliant solution to a problem that has often caused frayed tempers and wasted time and occasionally unintended laughter. The user of the books will soon acquire the 'savoir faire' (know-how), and feel totally 'gem?tlich' (comfortable) when performing in a foreign language..."
xxix + 781 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn