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Dessau, Paul: Puntila (1957-59/65) 165'
Opera in 13 scenes and an epilogue

Music Text

Adapted by Peter Palitzsch and Manfred Wekwerth from the play 'Mr Puntila and his Man Matti' by Bertolt Brecht (G)

Scoring

4S,2M,2A,9T,5B,4speaking roles,2non-singing roles; chorus; 3(III=picc).3(III=corA).3.Ebcl.bcl.3(III=dbn)-3.2.3.1-timp.perc-harp-cel-pft-accordion-strings; On-stage:picc.2Ebcl-2tpt.2trbn.tuba-accordion-perc

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Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

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World Premiere

15/11/1966
Staatsoper, Berlin
Berlin Staatsoper

Recommended Recording

Reiner Süß / Kurt Rehm / Hannerose Katterfeld / Annelies Burmeister / Henno Garduhn / Horst Hiestermann / Heinz Reeh / Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin / Staatskapelle Berlin / Paul Dessau
Berlin Classics 0021842BC

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