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The Magic Flute K. 620 Facsimile Edition

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The Magic Flute K. 620 is an opera composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1791. It is a Singspiel, a form of German opera that incorporates both spoken dialogue and musical numbers. The libretto was written by Emanuel Schikaneder, who also portrayed the character of Papageno in the opera's premiere. The Magic Flute is a fantastical tale that combines elements of comedy, romance, and Masonic symbolism. Mozart composed the opera during the final year of his life and it premiered on September 30, 1791, at the Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna. The opera's enduring popularity lies in its captivating music, memorable characters, and its exploration of themes such as love, wisdom, and enlightenment.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "The Magic Flute K. 620": The Magic Flute K. 620 facsimile edition, published by Bärenreiter-Verlag, 2006

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The Magic Flute K. 620

Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 2006

  • Commentary by Berke, Dietrich; Konrad, Ulrich; Packard, David
  • This is a partial facsimile of the original document, The Magic Flute K. 620: the facsimile might represent only a part, or doesn't attempt to replicate the format, or doesn't imitate the look-and-feel of the original document.

The facsimile is the complete reproduction of the whole original document, however, the pages - not trimmed according to the original - are set on a larger white background.

The facsimile edition was published in collaboration with Packard Humanities Institute (PHI).

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