The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Number 3 Volume I

The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Number 3 Volume I

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Excerpt: ...opera of Il don Giovanni lately published, and the manner in which it was composed, the following singular anecdote is related. The celebrated Mozart had completed the whole of the opera, with the exception of the overture, and as the performance was to take place in a few days, the managers began to be alarmed, lest in his usual habit of procrastination, he should leave his task incomplete, and thus disappoint the public. For of old Mozart's virtue, we are told Often with a bumper glow'd And with social rapture flow'd.show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236692128
  • 9781236692122