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Bernstein, LeonardTrouble in Tahiti (original orchestral version) (1951) 40'
One-act opera in seven scenes

Music Text  
Libretto by the composer; German version by Paul Esterházy (E,G)

Scoring
M,BBar,Jazz trio (S or M,hT,hBar) 2(II=picc).2.corA.2.bcl.2(II=dbn)-2.2.2.1-timp.perc:cym/BD/high & low TD/snare dr/tgl/wdbls/tpl.bls/gong/tom-t/vib/xyl-harp- strings(1.1.1.1.1).
Abbreviations (PDF).

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.


For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
6/12/1952
Waltham, Massachusetts
Elliot Silverstein / Brandeis University / Leonard Bernstein


Recommended Recording
Karl Daymond / Stephanie Novacek / Paul Daniel / Tom Cairns
BBC/Opus Arte
OA0838DPAL (DVD)

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