Building a Library – Mozart's Don Giovanni

Listen to tracks from this month's Building a Library choice for Mozart's Don Giovanni

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In this month's Building a Library feature George Hall picks the best recordings of Mozart's 'opera of operas': Don Giovanni

We've put together a playlist of tracks from some of the recordings that feature in his must-have list of recordings – from Karl Böhm's 1977 version with the Vienna Philharmonic to Carlo Maria Giulini's recording from 1959 with the Philharmonia.

And if you're a fan of Mozart's epic work, we've also put together a list of six other operas from the period that you might enjoyable, from Cherubini's Médée to Gazzaniga's Don Giovanni Tenorio – one of the operas which may have inspired Mozart to write his own version of the legend. Listen to tracks from these and many more in our Building a Library Spotify playlist.

And to find out which recording comes top of our critic's list, pick up a copy of the current issue of BBC Music Magazine.

If you don't have Spotify you can download it for free here

Plus, don't miss Radio 3's Building a Library programme, part of CD Review every Saturday from 9am.

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