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Mittwoch aus Licht

Richard Toop

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online October 2008 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Opera in four scenes, a greeting and a farewell by karlheinz Stockhausen to his own libretto. As yet (2007) unstaged as a whole, but all individual parts have been given semi-staged performances:

The sixth part of the Licht cycle to be composed, Mittwoch was originally intended to be the only opera within the cycle in which the three main protagonists (Eve, Lucifer, Michael) came together, in a spirit of momentary cooperation. Yet in the event,

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Subjects: Music

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