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Schnittke, AlfredHistoria von D. Johann Fausten (1990) 105'
Opera in three acts and an epilogue

Music Text  
libretto by Jorg Morgener and Alfred Schnittke after the book by Johann Spies (G)

Scoring
A,CT,2T,3Bar,3B; chorus; mute roles; ballet 3(II=afl,III=picc).3(III=corA).3(I=Ebcl/II=Ebcl,asax/III=bcl,barsax).3(III=dbn)-4.4.4.1-timp.perc(5):tgl/ susp.cym/flex/tamb/SD/3tom-t/wdbl/BD/gong/tam-t/glsp/t.bells/xyl/vib/marimba/drums/2lotosflutes- harp-cel-pft-hpcd-organ-2synth-elec.gtr-bass gtr-strings This work is represented by Boosey & Hawkes in the UK, British Commonwealth (excluding Canada) and the Republic of Ireland.
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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.


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


World Premiere
6/22/1995
Hamburg
John Dew, director / Hamburg State Opera / Gerd Albrecht


Recommended Recording
Jürgen Freier, Eberhard Lorenz, Arno Raunig, Hanna Schwarz, Eberhard Büchner, Jonathan Barreto-Ramos, Christoph Johannes Wendel, Jürgen Fersch, Hamburg State Opera Chorus, Hamburg State Opera Orchestra, Gerd Albrecht
RCA Red Seal 09026684132

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