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Music Text

Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (G,Cz,E,F,I)


Major roles: dramS,lyrS,Bar; minor roles: colS,M/A,2T
small roles: S,Bar,2B,10mimes; chorus
3(III=picc).2.corA.3.bcl.3(III=dbn)- bells-harp-

Abbreviations (PDF)

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

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World Premiere
Sächsisches Staatstheater Opernhaus, Dresden
Dresden State Opera / Clemens Krauss
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