Created at the peak of the Enlightenment, Mozart's divine and enduring milestone of opera is both a lighthearted fairy tale and an epic story of the struggle between good and evil. The Magic Flute met instant acclaim at its 1791 premiere, and it remains among the composer's most performed and admired works. This edition is reproduced from an authoritative source, complete with bar-numbered movements for easy reference. Affordable and compact, it is the lowest-priced complete edition available. Perfect for study or for following live and recorded performances, this miniature score is ideal for use in the classroom, at home, or in the concert hall.