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Offenbach - Keck: Les Brigands (OEK critical edition) (Die Banditen / The Bandits) (1869/78) 150'
Opéra-bouffe in three acts

Music Text

Deutsch

Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; original German version by Ernst Dohm; new German versions by Stefan Troßbach and Wolfgang Böhmer; new English version by W.S. Gilbert, revised by Richard Duployen (F,G,E)

Scoring

8S,S(M),2M,7T,buffoT,2T(Bar),2Bar,BBar; 2 speakers; chorus; 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

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Territory

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World Premiere

10/12/1869
Théâtre des Variétés, Paris
unknown

World premiere of version

11/07/2004
Kleines Haus, Gelsenkirchen
Immo Karaman, director / Ensemble Musiktheater im Revier / Cosima Sophia Osthoff



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