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Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART | COSI FAN TUTTE (The School for Lovers) an Opera in Two Acts | for Soli, Chorus and Orchestra with English and Italian text VOCAL SCORE K 06318 oe fats [a Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART COSI FAN TUTTE (The School for Lovers) an Opera in Two Acts for Soli, Chorus and Orchestra with English and Italian text VOCAL SCORE K 06318 {N Tins CHARACTERS. mmm, au. Mawen ns Frontier} {Soprano a Ferrata, Donmetta Donamexta j Bistcrs: Madies of Ferra. | areas soprann Desresa ” . Duseisa ‘Their Waiting-maid ... {An Oficer in. Tove ‘Fennuspo Fm . { er (An Ofer in love with Gumso ... Geoumae | a 1 aw, Dow Avvo... Dow Aurosse ... An old Philosopher... Baryton, Boldiers, Servants, Musicians, Boatmen, Wedding guests, &e. ARGUMENT. Ferrando and Geatiann, two geatlemen vho had been palsing thls mistemel,ate persuaded by the seers of Don Alfonso( a confirmed doubter of woman's fidelity) to lay 4 wa= hat lnidora aad Dorabella wil sand any tex of thet love for hem, Resolved to give their reaperience « leaon, Don Alfonse bins them to implicit obedience ta Rar commands for me orrni the ladies tat thelr Lovers are susdeniy ordered ft to the wa! witnenss thelr tearfl parting and leaves the ladicr inconsolabie and vowing cternal constancy ‘The lovers ive target? dopaied whe dloioy vid he hep of Beton ie lade waltngriaeings them aces as Yorel ote sors ao Draballas "She pond reget once selves; are(appar aguised days. He then in begin to make violent love abd on being refected pretend ently) in the agontes of death at the feet of the ladies when ‘a doctor, res tere tem to fe by mesmerisn, "in det, they follow up the Impreaoa they have made: ce the ladies’ compaselon, and exchange presents with them, Dorabelia gives way flrst and after= wards, Inidora too, yiealds to the entreaties of the disguised Ferrando. A notary is seat for to draw Upa marriage contact st once, The notary is, of course, impersonated by. 3» Inthe middle the wedding banquet, Alfonso gives the alarm that the true lovers are returning. The falseonet hhurry out and the real obes enter discover the marriage contract, and find “the nouary- concealed. Despina throws off her disguise, much to the ladies' amazement, which is increased when Ferran do and Gratiano(who have rushed to an adjoining room on pretence of seatching fot the men named in the contracd) approach them with the very manner and wards of the “foteignens, "The mystery is leaned ups Alfons reconciles the loves and wins hs wager,temaritng that i if wales f0 be angry with women for faconmancy ~ flirtation i second nature to them -COSt PAN TUTTE, they all do it! Thus everything ends harmenioully and the united couples are all the happier and the Wiser for the lesson taught them in "The school for lovers," “This Opera, componed in December, 1189 and 1790, was produced at the Imperial ‘Natori Theat, Vienna, jancry'26, 1700, m

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