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Strauss, Richard: Daphne op. 82 (1936-37) 105'
A bucolic tragedy in one act

Music Text

Libretto by Joseph Gregor (G,E,F)

Scoring

Major roles: dramcolS,lyrT,heldT,B minor roles: 2S,A,T,Bar,2B; chorus; ballet 3(III=picc).2.corA.3.bhn.bcl.3.dbn-4.alphn.3.3.1-timp.perc:BD/cyms/ tgl/tamb/tam-t-2harp-org-strings(16.16.12.10.8).

Abbreviations (PDF).

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

15/10/1938
Sächsisches Staatstheater Opernhaus, Dresden
Dresden State Opera / Karl Böhm

Recommended Recording

Lucia Popp/Reiner Goldberg/Kurt Moll/Peter Schreier/Ortrun Wenkel/Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/Bernard Haitink
EMI CDS7493092

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