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Offenbach - keckBarbe-Bleue (OEK critical edition) (Blaubart/Bluebeard) (1866) 150'
Opéra-bouffe in three acts (four scenes)

Music Text  
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; original German version by Julius Hopp; new German versions by Stefan Troßbach, Carsten Golbeck, Wolfgang Quetes or Wolfgang Böhmer; revised English lyrics by Richard Duployen (F,G,E)

Scoring
S,M(S),2T,BuffoT,T(Bar),Bar,BBar; smaller roles: 5S,3M,speaking role; chorus; ballet; 2(II=picc).1.2.1-2.2.1.0-timp.perc-strings; Viennese orchestration: 2(II=picc).2.2.2-4.2.3.0-timp.perc-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
2/5/1866
Théâtre des Variétés, Paris
unknown


World premiere of version
5/9/2003
Opernhaus, Halle
Stefan Huber, director / Ensemble Oper Halle / Harald Knauff





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