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Strauss, Richard: Arabella op. 79 (1930-32) 150'
Lyric comedy in three acts

Music Text

Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (G,Cz,E,F,I)

Scoring

Major roles: dramS,lyrS,Bar; minor roles: colS,M/A,2T small roles: S,Bar,2B,10mimes; chorus 3(III=picc).2.corA.3.bcl.3(III=dbn)-4.3.3.1-timp.sleigh bells-harp- strings

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Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for all countries except Germany, Italy, Portugal, Danzig, and the former territories of the USSR.

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World Premiere

01/07/1933
Sächsisches Staatstheater Opernhaus, Dresden
Dresden State Opera / Clemens Krauss

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