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Music Text

Libretto based on the poem of the same title by Heinrich Heine, translated by Andrea Maffei; German version by Emil Taubert (I,G)


S,2M,5T,2Bar,4B; mixed chorus;
on-stage: ob.2bn-hn.5trbn-perc:bells
(This work is published and distributed for stage performances by Boosey & Hawkes / Bote & Bock in Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and in German speaking Switzerland.)

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Boosey & Hawkes / Bote & Bock

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes Bote & Bock for Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Switzerland (German) .

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

World Premiere
Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Bauda, director / Giovanni Battista De Negri (Ratcliff) / Adelina Stehle (Maria) / Giuseppe Pacini (Douglas) / Renée V / Pietro Mascagni

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