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Prokofieff, SergeThe 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, the countries of the Commonwealth (excluding Canada), Republic of Ireland, mainland China, Korea and Taiwan.


For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
12/2/1948
Kirov Theatre, Leningrad
Kirov Theatre / Boris Khaikin


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