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Music Text

Libretto by Gustav Beer (G)

Scoring

2S,2T; small roles; speaking roles; opt. chorus;
3(III=picc).2(II=corA).2.asax.tsax.2-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(4):xyl/glsp/crot/cyms/sups.cyms(Crash,Splash)/hi-hat/2tam-t(sm,lg)/2gong(C#,A#)/2cowbell/finger cymbals/SD/BD/tamb/tgl/wdbl/5tpl.bl/ratchet/whip/t.bell(G#)/wind machine/thunder sheet/rain stick/chimes/flexatone/air pump-harp-mand/banjo-cel/org(opt)-strings;
on-stage: ob-3tpt.3trbn-pft-drum set

Abbreviations (PDF)

Publisher

B&B

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

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


World Premiere
1/20/1933
Theater im Admiralspalast, Berlin
Heinz Saltenburg, director / Richard Tauber, Jarmila Novotná, Oskar Homolka and others / Manfred Gurlitt
World premiere of version
1/25/2020
Komische Oper, Berlin
Barrie Kosky, director / Ensemble, Orchester und Chor der Komischen Oper Berlin / Jordan de Souza

Subjects
Recommended Recording
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Stefan Kurt, Alma Sadé, Vera-Lotte Boecker, Dominik Köninger, Tino Lindenberg / Jordan de Souza, cond. / Komischen Oper Berlin / directed by Barrie Kosky
Naxos 747313567751 (DVD) / 730099012263 (Blu-ray)


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