The Two Widows, JB 1:108 (Smetana, Bedřich)

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Publisher. Info. Prague: Společnost Bedřicha Smetany, (1950). Plate SBS 7
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1893. Plates 13600, 13864.
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Arranger Josef Zubatý (1855–1931), piano reduction
Editor Otakar Šourek (1883–1956)
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Publisher. Info. Prague: Umělecká Beseda, 1914. Plate U.B.66.
Reprinted Prague:Hudební matice, 1949. Plate H.M.66.
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Arranger Josef Zubatý (1855–1931)
Editor Otakar Šourek (1883–1956)
Publisher. Info. Prague: Umělecká Beseda, 1914. Plate U.B. 66.
Reprinted Prague: Hudební matice, 1949. Plate H.M. 66.
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Josef Weinberger, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate J.W. 662
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(ca.1893). Plate 13864
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General Information

Work Title The Two Widows
Alternative. Title Dvě vdovy ; Zwei Witwen
Composer Smetana, Bedřich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. JB 1:108 ; T.109
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1873–74, revised 1877, 1882
First Performance. 1874-03-27 in Prague, Provisional Theatre.
First Publication. 1914 (vocal score), 1950 (full score)
Librettist Emmanuel František Züngel (1840–1895)
Jean Pierre Félicien Mallefille (1813–1868)
Language Czech
Average DurationAvg. Duration 125 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo Voices, Chorus, Orchestra
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Cast

  • Caroline, a young widow — soprano
  • Agnes, her sister, also a young widow — soprano
  • Ladislaus, a landowner — tenor
  • Mumlal — bass
  • Tomík, a gardener — tenor
  • Lidka, his fiancée, a chamber girl — soprano