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Leoš Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen

  • Opera in 3 acts (1922-1923)
  • 4 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc(2), hp, cel, str
  • Duration: 110’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute (+picc)
    4th flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    cor anglais
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    bass clarinet in Bb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    3rd bassoon (+cbsn)
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in F
    2nd trumpet in F
    3rd trumpet in F
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    violin I (18)
    violin II (16)
    viola (14)
    violoncello (12)
    contrabass (10)
  • Choir: gemischter Chor (SATB) Kinderchor (SA)
  • Roles: Forester, baritone Forester's wife (Owl), alto Schoolmaster, tenor Parson (Badger), bass Haraschta (vagabond), bass Pasek (innkeeper), tenor of chorus Vixen, soprano Mrs. Pasek (innkeeper's wife), soprano of chorus Fox, soprano The young vixen, children's soprano Franzl and Seppl, sopranos of chorus Dog, mezzo-soprano Cock, soprano Headhen, soprano Cricket, Grasshopper, Frog, Fly, children's voices (soprano) Dragonfly, Hedgehog, Squirrel, Forest animals, Ballet Woodpecker, alto Mosquito, tenor Badger, bass Owl, alto Jay, soprano
  • Composer: Leoš Janáček
  • Librettist: Leoš Janáček
  • Piano reduction: Bretislav Bakala
  • Text author: Rudolf Tesnohlidek
  • Original language: Czech
  • Translator: Max BrodNorman TuckerUte BeckerAlena WagnerováHans HartlebPeter BrennerFedele D´AmicoGisella Selden-Goth
  • Remarks: Further translations on request
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Leoš Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen  | UE8319E

Opera in 3 Acts

  • Edition type: libretto
  • Languages: English
  • Format: 13.5 × 18.5 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-2186-1
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-06925-3
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