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Schnittke, AlfredLife with an Idiot (1992) 110'
opera in two acts

Music Text  
libretto by Viktor Yerofeyev (R)

Scoring
S,T,2Bar,B-Chorus of Friends, Chorus of Idiots, Chorus of Homosexuals, Chorus of Informers 1.1.1.1-1.1.1.1-timp.perc(4)-clav(=cemb/org/cel)-strings(5.5.4.4.5) 8 additional windplayers in second picture (orchestral wind section) 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.


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World Premiere
4/13/1992
Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam
Boris A Pokrovsky, dir/Ilja Kabakow, prod/Jean Kalman, lighting engineer / Netherlands Opera/Rotterdam PhilharmonicOrchestra / Mstislav Rostropovich


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Dale Duesing, Romain Bischkoff, Teresa Ringholz, Howard Haskin, Leonid Zimnenko, Robin Leggate, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Mstislav Rostropovich
Sony CD52495

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