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Music Text

Libretto based on the play by Dylan Thomas; German text by Erich Fried (E,G)

Scoring

colS,3lyrS,2M,A,T,lyrT,heldenT,2buffoT,5Bar,BBar,B,2buffoB,speaking roles,mimes; chorus; children’s chorus; taped voices; ballet;
2(II=picc,afl).2.corA.2(II=bcl).asax.2-4.3.3.1-timp.perc-2harps-org-accordion-elec.gtr-strings-tape;
On-stage:asax-pft-accordion-elec.gtr-drums-db

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
5/10/1973
Staatsoper, Hamburg
Hamburgische Staatsoper / Marek Janowski

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