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Offenbach - KeckLa Vie parisienne (OEK critical edition) (Pariser Leben) (1866/67/73) 180'
Opéra-bouffe in five or four acts

Music Text      Deutsch
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; original German version by Karl Treumann; new German versions by Stefan Troßbach and Wolfgang Böhmer; new English version by Richard Duployen (F,G,E)

Scoring
6S,2M,7T,B; speaking roles; chorus; 2(II=picc).1.2.1-2.2.1.0-timp.perc-strings; Viennese orchestration: 2.2.2.2-4.2.3.0-timp.perc-strings.
Abbreviations (PDF).

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.


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World Premiere
10/31/1866
Palais-Royal, Paris
unknown


World premiere of version
3/31/2001
Vasan Theatre, Stockholm
Edmund Gleede / Hakan Bjerking, director / Royal Swedish Opera / Peter Schmelzer


Recommended Recording
Fouchécourt / Bou / Garcia / Naouri / Callahan / Wesseling
Sebastien Rouland, cond. / directed by Laurent Pelly (Opéra de Lyon, 2007)
EMI/Virgin DVD 6525112



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