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Prokofieff, Serge: The Story of a Real Man op. 117 (1947-48) 135'
Opera in three acts, eleven scenes

Music Text

Libretto by the composer and Mira Mendelson after the novel by Boris Polevoy (R)

Scoring

3S,M,C,3T,comicT,Bar,Bar(orB),4B,2speakers;chorus 2.2.2.2-4.2.3.1-timp.perc:tgl/SD/tamb/cyms/BD/wdbl-pft-strings This work is represented by Boosey & Hawkes in the UK, British Commonwealth (excluding Canada), Republic of Ireland, mainland China, Korea and Taiwan

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Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the UK, countries of the Commonwealth (excluding Canada) and the Republic of Ireland.

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World Premiere

02/12/1948
Kirov Theatre, Leningrad
Kirov Theatre / Boris Khaikin

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