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Mascagni, Pietro: William Ratcliff (Guglielmo Ratcliff) (1882-89/93-94) 120'
Opera in four acts

Music Text

Deutsch

Libretto based on the poem of the same title by Heinrich Heine, translated by Andrea Maffei; German version by Emil Taubert (I,G)

Scoring

S,2M,5T,2Bar,4B; mixed chorus; 2.picc.2.corA.2.bcl.2.dbn-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(3):BD/cym/SD/tam-t/glsp/tgl-2harp-strings; on-stage: ob.2bn-hn.5trbn-perc:bells (This work is published and distributed for stage performances by Boosey & Hawkes / Bote & Bock in Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and in German speaking Switzerland.)

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Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes Bote & Bock for Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Switzerland (German) .

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World Premiere

16/02/1895
Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Bauda, director / Giovanni Battista De Negri (Ratcliff) / Adelina Stehle (Maria) / Giuseppe Pacini (Douglas) / Renée V / Pietro Mascagni

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Agora Musica (Ita)
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