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Yun, IsangDie Witwe des Schmetterlings (Butterfly Widow) (1968) 60'
Opera in three scenes (one act). Can be performed as a double-bill with 'Der Traum des Liu-Tung' under the title 'Träume' (Dreams).

Music Text  
Libretto by Harald Kunz after a Chinese novel of the 16th century; English version by Robert Gay (G,E)

Scoring
S,M,T,2Bar,B; chorus off-stage; 2(II=picc,afl).2(II=corA).1(=bcl).1(=dbn)-2.1.1.1-timp.perc(5)-harp-strings.
Abbreviations (PDF).

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


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


World Premiere
2/23/1969
Opernhaus, Nuremburg
Wolfgang Weber , director / Oper Nürnberg / Hans Gierster





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