Die lustige Witwe (Lehár, Franz)

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Vangi (2019/5/3)

Performers Soli: Gabrielle Delourlet, André Mallabrera, Nicole Boissin, André Dassary; Pierre Giannotti -Chœurs et orchestre, dir. Hans Killer
Publisher Info. “Les plus belles opérettes viennoises” - enregistrement original : Musidisc, 1961.
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Vilias Sang (Act II)

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Carolus (2014/5/9)

Performers West Saxon Symphony Orchestra / Alexander van Diepen
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Parts

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joozwa (2012/4/27)

Publisher. Info. Vienna: Ludwig Doblinger, 1906. Plate D. 3366.
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Vocal Scores

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Massenetique (2011/8/31)

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Massenetique (2012/5/9)

Language German
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Doblinger, 1906. Plate D. 3366.
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. (#217044)
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Carolus (2009/11/15)

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Carolus (2013/9/10)

Arranger Henry Marcellus Higgs (1855–1929), piano reduction
Language English
Translator Adrian Ross (1859-1933), English text
Publisher. Info. London: Chappell & Co., 1907. Plate C. 6140.
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Carolus (2013/9/10)

Language French
Translator Robert de Flers (1872-1927) and
Gaston Arman de Caillavet (1869-1915), French text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1909. Plate M.E. 37.
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Misc. Notes French title: La veuve joyeuse
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Selections

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Afp0815 (2014/6/27)

Publisher. Info. Chicago: The Harry Ralph Company, n.d. (ca.1901).
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Da geh' ich zu Maxim (Act I)

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schnittkease (2018/3/9)

Arranger Theodore F. Morse (1873-1924), piano reduction
Language English
Translator Henry Rutgers (fl.1908), English text
Publisher. Info. Chicago Sunday Examiner, 1908-02-23
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano (Volk)

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Pianoman121 (2019/5/1)

Arranger Gustav Volk (1867-1945)
Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Doblinger, 1906. Plate D. 3367.
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Ottaviano (2011/4/24)

Arranger Gustav Volk (1867-1945)
Language Italian
Translator Ferdinando Fontana (1850-1919), Italian text
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Ludwig Doblinger, n.d.[1905].
Reprinted Milan: Ricordi, n.d. Plate 112011.
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Selections (Waltzes)

For Voice, Accordion and Mandolin

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Jacopo Tore (2016/12/15)

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Publisher. Info. Milan: Suvini Zerboni, 1906. Plate S. 3816 Z.
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For Piano 4 hands (Blasser)

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Morel (2012/10/9)

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Editor Gustav Blasser (1857-1942)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Ludwig Doblinger, 1905. Plate D. 3429
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For Piano solo (Greenwald)

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George (2013/8/24)

Arranger Martin Greenwald (fl.1900–fl.1938)
Publisher. Info. New York: Century Music Publishing Co., 1908. Plate 1310.
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Misc. Notes A medley of melodies from the opera.
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Jujimufu (2007/7/19)

Arranger Leonard Williams
Editor Henry Marcellus Higgs (1855–1929)
Publisher. Info. London: Chappell & Co., 1907. Plate 23203.
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General Information

Work Title Die lustige Witwe ; The Merry Widow
Alternative. Title Operette in drei Akten
Composer Lehár, Franz
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFL 12
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
First Performance. 1905-12-30 in Vienna: Theater an der Wien
Franz Lehár (conductor)
First Publication. 1906 - Vienna: Doblinger
Librettist Viktor Léon (1858-1940)
Leo Stein (1861-1921)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
Cast
Baron Mirko Zeta (bass-baritone)
Valencienne (soprano)
Count Danilo Danilovitch (tenor)
Hanna Glawari (soprano)
Camille de Rosillon (tenor)
Vicomte Cascada (baritone)
Raoul St. Brioche (baritone)
Bogdanovitch (baritone)
Sylviane (soprano)
Kromov (baritone)
Olga (mezzo-soprano)
Pritchitch (bass)
Praskovia (mezzo-soprano)
Njegus (tenor)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Parisians and Pontevedrins, musicians and servants
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones
timpani, percussion, harp, strings
Discography Wikipedia
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External Links Wikipedia article
Libretto (German and English)
Scores at Sheet Music Plus