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Pfitzner, Hans: Das Christ-Elflein (The Little Elf of Christ) op. 20 (1906, rev.1917) 90'
Opera in two acts

Music Text

Libretto by the composer after the Christmas story by Ilse von Stach (G)

Scoring

Major roles: 2S,T,Bar,2B; minor roles: T,B,2speakers,mime; chorus 2(II=picc).2(II=corA).2.2-2.1.0.0-timp.perc:tgl/tam-t/tamb/t.bells- harp-strings; tpt on stage

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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

11/12/1906
Hoftheater, Munich
unknown / Felix Mottl

World premiere of version

11/12/1917
Court Opera, Dresden
Dresden Court Opera / Fritz Reiner

Recommended Recording

Marlis Petersen, Martina Rüping, Kevin Connors, Christian Bauer, Andreas Hörl, Michael Volle, Friedemann Röhlig, Richard Salter, Andrea Sokol, Tölzer Knabenchor, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Claus Peter Flor.
CPO 777 155-2 (two CDs)

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