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Music Text

Text by August von Kotzebue, adapted by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (G)


S,2B; 2speaking roles; silent role; chorus; ballet;

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World premiere of version
Operntheater, Wien
Josef Turnau, director / Alfred Roller, designer / Heinrich Kröller, choreographer / Kate Loitelsberger, Alfred Jerger, Josef v. Manowarda, Carola Jovanovic, Luise Helletsgruber, Paula / Richard Strauss
Repertoire Note
Recommended Recording

Bodil Arnesen, Yaron Windmüller, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Bamberg Symphony Chorus, Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Schwann 365362

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