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Music Text

Libretto by the composer, adapted from Franz Werfel's play (G)

Scoring

2S,M,A,3T,4Bar,4B,2speaking roles;
3(III=picc).2.corA.2.bcl.asax.tsax.2.dbn-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(2)-harp-pft-strings;
Off-stage:4picc-mouth org-timp.perc-harp-pft-org-vln

Abbreviations (PDF)

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

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


World Premiere
11/2/1965
Hamburg
Ensemble der Hamburgischen Staatsoper / Leopold Ludwig
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