Monthly:January 2017

The Cloak in Mozart’s Don Giovanni

The Cloak in Mozart’s Don Giovanni January 31, 2020 The Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard wrote a long essay in his book Enten – Eller in which he argues “among all classic works Don Giovanni stands highest.” Charles Gounod wrote that Mozart’s Don Giovanni is “a work without blemish, of uninterrupted perfection”, and Gustave Flaubert called Don Giovanni, along with Hamlet and the Sea, “the three finest things God ever made”. The finale, in which Don Giovanni refuses to repent, has been a captivating philosophical and artistic topic for many writers including George […]

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Mohako – January 2017

Mohako – January 2017 January 3, 2017

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