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Music Text

Libretto by Manfred Weiß, based on themes from the novel 'Erwin mit der Tröte' by Volker Kriegel; English version by Mike Svoboda and Manfred Weiß (G,E)


2S,M,A,T,Bar,B; actor; mixed chorus(with soloists);
2(I,II=picc).1.2(II=bcl).1(=dbn)-1.2(I='mutant-trumpet').1.1-perc(3)-elec.git(='retuned-western.guitar')-strings(; reduced orchestration: 1(=picc).0.1(=bcl).tsax.0-0.2(I='mutant-trumpet').1.0-perc(2)-elec.git(='retuned-western.guitar')-strings(

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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
Staatsoper, Kammertheater, Stuttgart
Patrick Schimanski, director / Junge Oper der Staatsoper Stuttgart / Mike Svoboda
World premiere of version
Theater, Bielefeld
Michael Heicks, director / Theater Bielefeld / Bielefelder Philharmoniker / Mike Svoboda

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