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Wozzecklocked

  • Andrew Clements

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Opera in three acts by alban Berg to his own libretto, after georg Büchner ’s play Woyzeck; Berlin, Staatsoper, 14 December 1925.

*Sprechstimme roles

Berg began work on an operatic treatment of Büchner’s play in 1914, after he had attended its first Viennese performance at the Residenzebühne on 5 May. It had been given in Landau’s revision of K. E. Franzos’s ...

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