Ferma perfido ferma

Opera details:

Opera title:

Don Giovanni

Composer:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

Don Giovanni Synopsis

Libretto:

Don Giovanni Libretto

Translation(s):

English Deutsch

Recitative details:

Type:

recitative

Role(s):

Donna Elvira / Masetto / Zerlina

Voice(s):

Soprano / Bass / Soprano

Act:

2.11a

Previous scene: Ah! pieta Signori miei
Next scene: Amici miei dopo eccesi

Libretto/Lyrics/Text:

DONNA ELVIRA
Ferma, perfido, ferma!

MASETTO
Il birbo ha l'ali ai piedi!

ZERLINA
Con qual arte si sottrasse l'iniquo.

English Libretto or Translation:

DONNA ELVIRA
Hold, thou shalt not escape me!

MASETTO
He flies like any feather...

ZERLINA
And how neatly, he evaded our question.