Memoirs of Lorenzo da Ponte

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Da Ponte, Lorenzo, -- 1749-
Statementtranslated from the Italian by Elisabeth Abbott; edited and annotated by Arthur Livingston.
ContributionsLivingston, Arthur.
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Plot and counterplot lie at the heart of Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro, the three Memoirs of Lorenzo da Ponte book libretti that Lorenzo Da Ponte prepared for were also central to Da Ponte's own extraordinary life.

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This translation first appeared, I believe, in and has been available in recent years from both Dover and Da Capo.4/5(9). Plot and counterplot lie at the heart of Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro, the three brilliant libretti that Lorenzo Da Ponte prepared for were also central to Da Ponte's own extraordinary life.

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Plot and counterplot lie at the heart of Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro, the three brilliant libretti that Lorenzo Da Ponte prepared for were also central to Da Ponte's own extraordinary life. His Memoirs record a fantastic variety of romantic, political, and professional intrigues, and tell of meetings with a host of remarkable : New York Review Books.

Plot and counterplot lie at the heart of Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro, the three brilliant libretti that Lorenzo Da Ponte prepared for were also central to Da Ponte's own extraordinary life.

His Memoirs record a fantastic variety of romantic, political, and professional intrigues, and tell of meetings with a host of remarkable men.4/5(9). Plot and counterplot lie at the heart of Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro, the three brilliant libretti that Lorenzo Da Ponte prepared for were also central to Da Ponte's own extraordinary life.

His Memoirs record a fantastic variety of romantic, political, and professional intrigues, and tell of meetings with a host of remarkable men/5(50). Plot and counterplot lie at the heart of" Don Giovanni," "Cosi fan tutte," and "The Marriage of Figaro," the three brilliant libretti that Lorenzo Da Ponte prepared for Mozart.

They were also central to Da Ponte's own extraordinary life. His "Memoirs" record a fantastic variety of romantic, political, and professional intrigues, and tell of 4/5(1). Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Da Ponte, Lorenzo, Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. Memoirs Of Lorenzo Da Ponte by Lorenzo Da Ponte,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(49). Lorenzo Da Ponte, original name Emmanuele Conegliano, (born MaCéneda, near Treviso, Veneto [Italy]—died Aug.

17,New York, N.Y., U.S.), Italian poet and librettist best known for his collaboration with Mozart. Jewish by birth, Da Ponte was baptized in and later became a priest; freethinking (expressing doubts about religious doctrine) and his pursuit of an.

Buy Memoirs Of Lorenzo Da Ponte (New York Review Books Classics) New Ed by Lorenzo Da Ponte (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(6). Lorenzo Da Ponte () was born Emanuele Conegliano, the son of a tanner in a Jewish ghetto near Venice.

His father had the family baptized, changing their name to Da Ponte in honor of the local bishop, and enrolled his son in a seminary, where the young Da Ponte soon mastered Latin and the works of the great Italian poets. The librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte led a picaresque life, and his work has often been put down to mere cleverness, stage smarts.

an English translation of Da Ponte’s own “Memoirs,” long out Author: Joan Acocella. Lorenzo Da Ponte: The Adventures of Mozart's Librettist in the Old and New Worlds by Rodney Bolt (pp, Bloomsbury, £20) On Tuesday January.

MEMORIES of Lorenzo Da Ponte (Spanish Text) CHARACTERISTICS: Lorenzo Da Ponte could hardly imagine, at the best moment of his existence, when at last his person began to gain relevance in New York society and he was preparing to write these Memoirs, that the interest of his work would be indelibly linked to the name of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, for having authored the texts of Così fan tutte Seller Rating: % positive.

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Plot and counterplot lie at the heart of Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro, the three brilliant libretti that Lorenzo Da Ponte prepared for were also central to Da Ponte's own extraordinary life.

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His Memoirs record a fantastic variety of romantic, political, and professional intrigues, and tell of meetings with a host of remarkable men. Portrait of Lorenzo Da Ponte, by Samuel Finley Breese Morse (–).

A scene of surprise and adversity is repeated in Da Ponte’s memoirs more than once as a creditor or agent knocks at the door and gives him a piece of paper that will hurl him from respectability to ruin, usually a document that he himself signed, just as Figaro.

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Forthcoming. Orders though lacking the literary virtuosity of its most famous sons, were no less prolific as writers of account books, memoirs, and diaries.

Written by ordinary men, these first-hand accounts of commercial life recorded the everyday. Priest, gambler, poet, impresario and librettist, the roles Lorenzo da Ponte encompassed in the space of his long lifetime beggar belief for their sheer variety.

Born of humble background in Venice inDa Ponte was a man of undoubted talent if questionable temperament, determined to forge a dynamic career for : Paperback.

The books of the Lorenzo da Ponte Italian Library are published under the aegis and with the financial assistance of Agincourt Press LTD, a non profit corporation governed by the following trustees: Luigi Ballerini, Vivian Cardia, Maria Teresa Cometto, RoseMarie Gallina, Nicholas Gravante Lorenzo Mannelli, Eugenio Nardelli, Berardo Paradiso (Chairman), Nicola Tegoni, Diego Rodino di Miglione.

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By Lorenzo Da Ponte, Charles Rosen, ISBN:Paperback. Bulk books at wholesale prices. Min. 25 copies. Free Shipping & Price Match Guarantee. Lorenzo Da Ponte, Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte, edited and annotated by Arthur Livingston (J.P. Lippincott Co.: ; reprint) Lorenzo Da Ponte, An extract from the life of Lorenzo Da Ponte: with the history of several dramas written by him, and among others, Il Figaro, Il Don Giovanni, & La scola degli amanti, set to music by Mozart (New.

Lorenzo Da Ponte, in his Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte, edited by Arthur Livingston, translated by Elisabeth Abbott, J. Lippincott Company, Solely from his lyre the Poet hoped now to derive. Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte / Translated from the Italian by Elisabeth Abbott, edited and annotated by Arthur Livingston, with a new pref.

by Thomas G. Bergin. In the book about the exhibition Lorenzo Da Ponte Aufbruch in die Neue Welt at Vienna's Jewish Museum Werner Hanak writes: In Da Ponte is at the peak of his librettist career. And yet he is going to rise and take an even more important role in the world of theater.

The book traces Lorenzo Da Ponte's life from birth in Ceneda, Italy in to his death in America in The material used in this biography include Da Ponte's own memoirs and various others letters and text that documented his life in Europe and America.

In the back, the book list chronologically dates that of were of importance to Da /5(6).The memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte, etc. [electronic resource]: from the Antologia of Florence, published in April, May and June of the year / translated into English by some of my Italian pupils.

Main Author: Da Ponte, Lorenzo, Corporate Author.Memorie di Lorenzo Da Ponte, da Ceneda: in tre volumi, Volume 1 - Ebook written by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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