Paul Dessau (1894-1979)

Puntila (1956 -1959)

opera in thirteen tableaux and an epilogue


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1956 - 1959
      Revision dates : 1965
    • Duration : 2 h
    • Editor : Bote & Bock
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Peter Palitzsch et Manfred Wekwerth d'après Bertolt Brecht. 

Detailed formation
  • 4 sopranos, 2 mezzo-sopranos, viola, 9 tenors, 5 bass voices, 4 speaking voices, unspecified choir, 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), clarinet, Eb clarinet, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 3 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, percussion, harp, accordion, violin, viola, cello, double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 1966
    Location :

    République démocratique allemande, Berlin, Staatsoper. 


Observations

1965 : Ajout d'un prologue