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Verurteilung des Lukullus, Die (‘The Trial of Lucullus’)locked

  • Fritz Hennenberg

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Opera in 12 scenes by Paul Dessau to a libretto by Bertolt Brecht from his radio play Das Verhör des Lukullus; Berlin, Deutsche Staatsoper, 12 October 1951.

Brecht suggested that Dessau might set his radio play (written shortly before the outbreak of World War II) as a libretto in the mid-1940s, during their exile in the USA, but the composer did not begin work on it until ...

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