Das Nusch-Nuschi, Op.20 (Hindemith, Paul)

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PMLP234138-Hindemith - Das Nusch-Nuschi, Op. 20-vocal score.pdf
Arranger:

Reinhold Merten (1894-1943)

Publisher Info.:

Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, 1921. Plate 30687.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title Das Nusch-Nuschi
Alternative Title Ein Spiel für burmanische Marionetten in einem Akt
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.20
Movements/Sections 1 act
Year/Date of Composition 1919 Summer, Frankfurt; 1920-08-14, Mallmitz.
First Performance 1921-06-04 in Stuttgart, Württembergisches Landestheater
Fritz Busch (conductor); Otto Erhardt (stage direction);
Oskar Schlemmer (sets, costumes, choreography)
First Publication 1921 - Mainz: Schott
Librettist Franz Blei (1871-1942)
Language German
Average Duration 60 minutes
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voices and orchestra
Roles
Mung Tha Bya, Emperor of Burma (bass)
Ragweng, the Crown Prince (spoken)
Field General Kyce Waing (bass)
The Master of Ceremonies (bass)
The Executioner (bass)
A beggar (bass)
Susulü, the Eunuch of the Emperor (tenor, falsetto)
The beautiful Zatwai (silent role)
Tum tum, his servent (tenor, buffo)
Kamadewa (tenor or soprano)
First Herold (bass)
Second Herold (tenor)
The four Women of the Emperor:
Bangsa (soprano)
Osasa (coloratura soprano)
Twaïse (alto)
Ratasata (soprano)
First Bayadere (soprano)
Second Bayadere (alto)
Two trained monkeys (tenors)
The Nusch-Nuschi (silent role)
First poet (tenor)
Second poet (bass)
First girl (soprano)
Second girl (alto)
Third Girl (soprano)
Orchestra
2 flutes (both also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, clarinet (E), 2 clarinets (2nd also A),
bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass tuba
timpani, percussion (4-5 players), celesta, harp, mandolin, strings (large complement)
snare drum, field drum, bass drum with cymbals, suspended cymbals, cymbals, large gong, triangle,
small and large tambourine, rattle, brush, xylophone, glockenspiel, 5 bells, cowbells, medium-large cowbell
Related Works Nusch-Nuschi Tänze
External Links Hindemith Foundation
Wikipedia article


Misc. Comments

A suite of dances was extracted from the score. Part of the third scene was revised in February 1924, but the revision was never performed. The full score of the revision (but not its version, also by the composer) was first published as an appendix to the volume of the opera in the SW (Sämliche Werke).

-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide
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