Fantasy On Themes From Mozart's ''The Marriage of Figaro'' and ''Don Giovanni''

Fantasy On Themes From Mozart's ''The Marriage Of Figaro'' And ''Don Giovanni''

Fantasy on Themes from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni (German: Fantasie ├╝ber Themen aus den Opern von Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Die Hochzeit des Figaro und Don Giovanni), S.697, nicknamed the Figaro Fantasy, is an incomplete operatic paraphrase by Franz Liszt. Liszt composed the work by the end of 1842 or early 1843, as he performed it at the latest in Berlin on 11 January 1843. However, it remained unpublished in Liszt's lifetime. The manuscript is incomplete and contains no tempo indications, very few dynamics and articulation marks. The ending is some few bars from complete. Liszt probably tried out an improvised solution in performance, judging by the rather insignificant gaps.

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