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Music Text

Libretto von Adolf Hoffmeister; deutsche Übersetzung von Frank Harders-Wuthenow und Matthias Harre; englische Übersetzung von Joza Karas; neue englische Fassung von Tony Kushner (tschech., dt., engl.; andere Sprachen auf Nachfrage erhältlich)

Scoring

Children's choir with 10 major roles;
Prague version (1938): 1(=picc).0.2.0-0.1.0.0-perc(3):cyms/BD/SD-pft-strings(1.1.0.1.0 or tutti);
Terezín version (1943): 1(=picc).0.1.0-0.1.0.0-perc(1):BD/SD-pft-gtr-strings(4.0.0.1.1);
On-stage: accordion;
Terezín version also available in an arrangement for one piano, or for two pianos

Abbreviations (PDF)

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

Tempo / Boosey & Hawkes Bote & Bock

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes in der ganzen Welt.

Availability

Erstaufführung der Fassung
9/23/1943
Terezin
Inmates of the Terezín transit camp
Subjects
Recommended Recording
cd_cover

collegium iuvenum / Mädchenkantorei St Eberhard / Friedemann Keck
(P) 1999 Edition Abseits
EDA LC 06957

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