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Music Text

Libretto by the composer and Mira Mendelson after the novel by Boris Polevoy (R)

Scoring

3S,M,C,3T,comicT,Bar,Bar(orB),4B,2speakers;chorus
2.2.2.2-4.2.3.1-timp.perc:tgl/SD/tamb/cyms/BD/wdbl-pft-strings


Abbreviations (PDF)

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes / Sikorski for the UK, British Commonwealth (excluding Canada), Republic of Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Israel.

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


World Premiere
12/2/1948
Kirov Theatre, Leningrad
Kirov Theatre / Boris Khaikin
Recommended Recording
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Evegeni Kibkalo/Artur Eizen/Glafira Deomidova/Bolshoi Opera/Mark Ermler
Chandos 10002

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