Nikolaus Lenau

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  • The Opening Theme Of Don Juan And Music

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    Don Juan is a romantic and passionate hero so opening theme replicates his cheerfulness and prankish humour who seeks true moment of absolute beauty. The melody by oboe, violin, horns, and trumpet narrate the temptation and failures of Juan’s life-project. At last Romantic Weltschmerz strikes him to be fatally wounded. This piece has embraced some elements of rondo or ritornello-like structure, sonata (mm. 197-307), and the multi-movement symphony brought together in a distinctive fusion. An opening

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