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Strauss, Richard: Friedenstag (Peace Day) op. 81 (1935-36) 80'
Opera in one act

Music Text

Libretto by Joseph Gregor (G,E,F,I)

Scoring

2S,3T,5Bar,4B; chorus 3(III=picc).2.corA.3.bcl.3.dbn-6.4.4.1-timp.perc:BD/SD/TD/tam-t- strings(16.16.12.10.8) On-stage: tpt-perc:glsp-org

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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

24/07/1938
Nationaltheater, Munich
Bavarian State Opera / Clemens Krauss

Recommended Recording

Albert Dohmen/Deborah Voigt/Dresden State Opera Chorus/Staatskapelle Dresden/
Giuseppe Sinopoli
Deutsche Grammophon DG 463 494-2GH

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