Operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for rent in reduced orchestration

Così Fan Tutte$600

Reduction for 1 flute, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, timpani, continuo (recitatives), and strings.

The standard version of the opera plus Guglielmo’s alternate Act I aria, “Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo” (“Non siate ritrosi” is of course included as well).

We also have a large-format full score (not reduced) of Così Fan Tutte available for purchase, with our rehearsal marks, 9 x 12 inches, coil-bound, 2 volumes, 432 total pages, $120/set. (A reduced score is included with the rental of the reduction).

Così Fan Tutte: Overture$80

Reduction for 1 flute, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, timpani, and strings.

Excerpt from the above.

Don Giovanni (our standard reduction)$600

Reduction for 1 flute, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 1 trumpet, timpani, mandolin, continuo (recitatives), and strings.

The standard version of the opera plus the pieces added for the Vienna premiere (“Dalla sua pace la mia dipiende,” “Per queste tue manine,” and “In quali eccessi, o Numi”).

As with all of our reductions, onstage music is included in the pit orchestration. In the Orchestra II music in the Act I finale, 2/4 passages have been rebarred in 3/4 for performance with a single conductor, with the original 2/4 indicated with dashed barlines. See a sample page here.

Don Giovanni: Overture$80

Reduction for 1 flute, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 1 trumpet, timpani, and strings.

Excerpt from the above, but with Mozart’s concert ending.

Don Giovanni (slightly smaller orchestra)$600

Reduction for 1 flute, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, timpani, mandolin, continuo (recitatives), and strings.

Similar to our standard reduction, but without the trumpet.

Don Giovanni (slightly larger orchestra)$600

Reduction for 1 flute, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 1 trumpet, 1 bass trombone, timpani, mandolin, continuo (recitatives), and strings.

Similar to our standard reduction, but with the addition of a bass trombone. The trombone plays only in the statue’s graveyard scene and in the finale of Act II.

The Magic Flute (our standard reduction)$600

Reduction for 1 flute (doubles on piccolo), 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, timpani, glockenspiel, and strings.

The Magic Flute (larger orchestra)$600

Reduction for 2 flutes (2nd doubles on piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, timpani, glockenspiel, and strings.

This is essentially Mozart’s original instrumentation, except the trombones have been reduced from 3 to 1 (mostly taken over by the horns). The basset horn parts have been transposed for Bb clarinet.

The Marriage of Figaro (our standard reduction)$600

Reduction for 1 flute, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 1 trumpet, timpani, continuo (recitatives), and strings.

As an appendix, we provide the original version of Susanna and Cherubino’s Act II duet “Aprite presto, aprite” without the cuts normally made in the standard edition.

The Marriage of Figaro (slightly smaller orchestra)$600

Reduction for 1 flute, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, timpani, continuo (recitatives), and strings.

Similar to our standard reduction, but without the trumpet.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us. We have other operas in the works, and will consider commissions as time permits.