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Music Text
English

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): 1.0.1.0-0.1.0.0-perc(1):BD/SD-pft-gtr-strings(4.0.0.1.1);
On-stage: accordion; Terezin version also available in an arrangement for two pianos


Abbreviations (PDF)

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

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


World premiere of version
9/23/1943
Terezin
Inmates of the Terezín transit camp
Recommended Recording
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collegium iuvenum / Mädchenkantorei St Eberhard / Friedemann Keck
(P) 1999 Edition Abseits
EDA LC 06957


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