Delius, Frederick : A Village Romeo and Juliet  (Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe) (1900-01)  110'


Lyric drama in six scenes

Music Text

Libretto by the composer, after Gottfried Keller's 'Die Leute von Seldwyla' (G,E)



Scoring
Major roles: S,T,3Bar; minor roles: 5S,3A,3T,5Bar,2B; chorus; 3(III=picc).3.corA.3.bcl.3.dbn-6.3.3.1-timp.perc:tam-t/bells/cyms/ tgl/xyl/glsp-2harp-strings; On-stage: 6hn.2crt.2trbn-perc:SD/steel plates/church bells-organ-vln
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Territory
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World Premiere
21/02/1907
Komische Oper (an der Weidendammer Brücke), Berlin
Komische Oper Berlin / Fritz Cassirer


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