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Hänsel und Gretel (‘Hänsel and Gretel’)locked

  • Amanda Glauert

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Märchenspiel in three acts (‘Bilder’) by engelbert Humperdinck to a libretto by adelheid Wette after a fairy-tale by the Brothers Grimm , Jacob Ludwig and Wilhelm Carl; Weimar, Hoftheater, 23 December 1893.

In April 1890 Humperdinck was asked by his sister, Adelheid Wette, to set to music four folksongs from the Grimm fairy-tale ...

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