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Music Text
Deutsch

Libretto by Boris Blacher and Heinz von Cramer after the novel by Franz Kafka (G)

Scoring

S,M,4T,2Bar,small roles;
3(II,III=picc).2.2.2-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(2)-pft-strings


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

Opera
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World Premiere
8/17/1953
Salzburg
Oscar Fritz Schuh, director / Salzburger Festspiele / Karl Böhm
Recommended Recording
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Michael Laurenz, Jochen Schmeckenbecher, Matthäus Schmidlechner, Lars Woldt, Johannes Kammler, Jörg Schneider, Ilse Eerens, Anke Vondung, ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, HK Gruber (Salzburger Festspiele 2018)
Capriccio C5358


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