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Martinu, BohuslavComedy on the Bridge (Veselohra na moste) op. H.247 (1935, rev.1951) 35'
Comic opera in one act

Music Text  
Libretto by the composer, after a play by Vaclav Klicpera (Cz,E,F,G)

Scoring
S,A,T,Bar,B,3speakers; 1(=picc).1.1.1-2.1.1.0-timp.perc:cyms/tgl/BD/SD-pft-strings.
Abbreviations (PDF).

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


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World Premiere
3/18/1937
Czech Radio, Prague
Czech Radio / Otakar Jeremias


World stage premiere
5/28/1951
Hunter College, New York, New York
Hunter College / Carl Bamberger


Recommended Recording
Jarmila Krátká, René Tucek, Brno Janácek Opera Orchestra, Frantisek Jílek
Supraphon 1121402

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