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Music Text

Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (G,E)

Scoring

Major roles: dramS,dramcolS,heldT,heldBar
small roles: 4S,M,2A,T; chorus
4(III,IV=picc).2.corA.3.bcl.3(III=dbn)-6.6.3.1-timp.perc:BD/tam-t/
SD/cyms/glsp-cel-2harp-org-strings(16.14.10.10.8)
Stage band: 0.6.6.0-4.2.4.0-timp.perc:4tgl/2tamb/windmachine

Abbreviations (PDF)

Publisher

Boosey & Hawkes

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for all countries except Germany, Italy, Portugal, Danzig, and the former territories of the USSR.

Opera
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World Premiere
6/6/1928
Sächsisches Staatstheater Opernhaus, Dresden
Dresden State Opera / Fritz Busch

Subjects
Recommended Recording
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Gwyneth Jones/Jess Thomas/Edita Gruberova/Mimi Coertse/Peter Glossop/Peter Schreier/Margaritha Lilowa/Vienna State Opera Chorsu and Orchestra/Josef Krips
RCA 74321-69429-2
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Gwyneth Jones/Matti Kastu/Dinah Bryant/Barbara Hendricks/Willard White/Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Antál Dorati
Decca 430 381-2
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