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Tchaikovsky, PeterThe Queen of Spades (Original edition) (Pique Dame) op. 68 (1890) 163'
Opera in three acts

Music Text  
Libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky and the composer after the novel by Alexander Pushkin; original German version by Max Kalbeck; new German version by Rolf Lauckner; English version by Rosa Newmarch (R,G,E)

Scoring
3S,2M,2A,4T,3Bar,2B; chorus; ballet; 3.2(II=corA).2(bcl).0-4.2.3.1-timp.perc(1)-harp-pft-strings
Cyrillic vocal material with German phonetic notation available upon request.
Abbreviations (PDF).

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


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World Premiere
12/19/1890
Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
unknown


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Philips 438 141-2

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