The Magic Flute (German: ), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. The work is in the form of a Singspiel, a popular form that included both singing and spoken dialogue.
This book is the libretto for Mozart's The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote). It provides the libretto of the opera in German and English as well as French. It is a benefit to go through the libretto to fully understand the lyrics being sung and to learn the story being told.
We bring you over 1000 years of Black history in the German-speaking lands and show you why it matters right now The character, Monostatos, in Mozart’s opera, The Magic Flute (1791) Described as a Moor, the character of Monostatos in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera, The Magic Flute (1791) represents an amalgam of racist stereotypes surrounding Blackness in the late eighteenth century.
The Magic Flute is an opera by classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Unlike many other operas of its time, The Magic Flute is in singspiel style, with a combination of sung and spoken.
The Magic Flute by Komische Oper Berlin, with its blend of film animation and live singers, has caused a sensation, and not just in Berlin: it has also been rapturously received by audiences and critics in Los Angeles, Madrid, Helsinki, Tokyo, Peking, Paris and many other cities around the globe. This is a production of the most-performed German opera which constantly takes the breath away.
Kenneth Branagh is to direct a film of The Magic Flute, with a libretto translated from the German by Stephen Fry. The opera - Mozart's fantastical tale of the triumph of lovers Tamino and Pamina against the evil Queen of the Night, complete with masonic overtones, pyramids, lethal serpents and a lustful Moor - will be set in the first world war.
The libretto to The Magic Flute was written by Emanuel Schikaneder, a rascal and singing actor who ran a small theater in the suburbs of Vienna. His theater was devoted to popular German entertainment and his audience mostly lower and middle class. Schikaneder cobbled his libretto together from a variety of sources; the libretto has much in common with the work of Carlo Gozzi, a contemporary.
Script. The German-language libretto of The Magic Flute was the work of Mozart's collaborator Emanuel Schikaneder, who was also theatre manager and sang Papageno at the first performances in 1791.For the plot, see The Magic Flute, and for details of the libretto see Libretto of The Magic Flute. In 1968, the Swedish poet Alf Henrikson prepared a Swedish-language version of the libretto for the.