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Music Text

libretto by Jorg Morgener and Alfred Schnittke after the book by Johann Spies (G)

Scoring

A,CT,2T,3Bar,3B; chorus; mute roles; ballet
3(II=afl,III=picc).3(III=corA).3(I=Ebcl/II=Ebcl,asax/III=bcl,barsax).3(III=dbn)-4.4.4.1-timp.perc(5):tgl/
susp.cym/flex/tamb/SD/3tom-t/wdbl/BD/gong/tam-t/glsp/t.bells/xyl/vib/marimba/drums/2lotosflutes-
harp-cel-pft-hpcd-organ-2synth-elec.gtr-bass gtr-strings


Abbreviations (PDF)

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

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


World Premiere
6/22/1995
Hamburg
John Dew, director / Hamburg State Opera / Gerd Albrecht
Recommended Recording
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Jürgen Freier, Eberhard Lorenz, Arno Raunig, Hanna Schwarz, Eberhard Büchner, Jonathan Barreto-Ramos, Christoph Johannes Wendel, Jürgen Fersch, Hamburg State Opera Chorus, Hamburg State Opera Orchestra, Gerd Albrecht
RCA Red Seal 09026684132

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