Offenbach - Richter
La Leçon de Chant électromagnétique (Richter version) (1867)
Bouffonnerie-musicale in one act
Libretto by Ernest Bourget; new German version by Josef Heinzelmann with musical arrangement by Caspar Richter (F,G)
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.
World premiere of version
|PACIFICO TOCCATO, Italian singing teacher||Baritone|
|HANS SCHLAUHEIMER, a man from the countryside||Tenor|
Time and Place
A theatre, a concert hall. The heyday of belcanto, ie yesterday, today and always
Pacifico Toccato and his sensational nervo-electro-magnetic method can in a second turn you into another Pavarotti or the next Callas: subito, attacca, senza pausa!