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Pfitzner, Hans: Das Herz (The Heart) op. 39 (1930-31) 170'
Drama for music in three acts

Music Text

Libretto by Hans Mahner-Mons (G)

Scoring

Major roles: S,A,T,Bar,B; 11 minor roles; chorus 3.3.3.3-4.3.3.1-timp.perc-cel-harp-strings

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Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for all countries except Germany, Italy, Portugal, Danzig, and the former territories of the USSR.

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World Premiere

12/11/1931
Staatsoper, Berlin
Berlin Staatsoper / Wilhelm Furtwängler

World Premiere

12/11/1931
Munich
unknown / Hans Knappertsbusch

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Marco Polo 8.2236278

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