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Unformatted text preview: o Slow pace o 4 acts sometimes • Opera Buffa o Operas about real world situations within the plots o A lot quicker than opera seria o Faster pace • Don Giovanni (1787) Written by Mozart o Characters Don Giovanni, main character, seducer of women Leporello, Don Giovanni’s servant Donna Anna, Giovanni seduces (rapes?) her and kills her father Donna Elvira, another woman who shows up looking for Giovanni, who abandoned her Zerlino, Elvira’s maid, who also falls for Giovanni Masetto, Zerlino’s fiancé...
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- Spring '08
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Don Giovanni, opera seria