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Offenbach - Keck: Barbe-Bleue (OEK critical edition) (Blaubart/Bluebeard) (1866) 150'
Opéra-bouffe in three acts (four scenes)

Music Text

Deutsch

Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; original German version by Julius Hopp; new German versions by Stefan Troßbach, Carsten Golbeck, Wolfgang Quetes and Wolfgang Böhmer; revised English lyrics by Richard Duployen (F,G,E)

Scoring

S,M(S),2T,BuffoT,T(Bar),Bar,BBar; smaller roles: 5S,3M,speaking role; chorus; ballet; 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.

Abbreviations (PDF).

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World Premiere

05/02/1866
Théâtre des Variétés, Paris
unknown

World premiere of version

09/05/2003
Opernhaus, Halle
Stefan Huber, director / Ensemble Oper Halle / Harald Knauff



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