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Delius, FrederickA Village Romeo and Juliet (Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe) (1900-01) 110'
Lyric drama in six scenes

Music Text  
Libretto by the composer, after Gottfried Keller's 'Die Leute von Seldwyla' (G,E)

Scoring
Major roles: S,T,3Bar; minor roles: 5S,3A,3T,5Bar,2B; chorus; 3(III=picc).3.corA.3.bcl.3.dbn-6.3.3.1-timp.perc:tam-t/bells/cyms/ tgl/xyl/glsp-2harp-strings; On-stage: 6hn.2crt.2trbn-perc:SD/steel plates/church bells-organ-vln.
Abbreviations (PDF).

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


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World Premiere
2/21/1907
Komische Oper (an der Weidendammer Brücke), Berlin
Komische Oper Berlin / Fritz Cassirer


Recommended Recording

Robert Tear/Elizabeth Harwood/John Shirley-Quirk/Benjamin Luxon/Noel Mangin/John Alldis Choir/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
EMI 575785-2 (2 CDs)
Reissue (including talk by Eric Fenby)

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René Soames, Vera Terry, Gordon Clinton, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham
Somm Recordings SOMM-BEECHAM 12-2

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