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Hin und zurück

Geoffrey Skelton

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Sketch with music, op.45a, by paul Hindemith to a libretto by Marcellus Schiffer; Baden-Baden, 15 July 1927.

Robert (tenor), returning home unexpectedly, catches his wife Helene (soprano) with a letter from her lover, and he shoots her in a jealous rage. As the body is carried off by the Professor (baritone) and the Ambulance Man (bass), Robert throws himself out of the window. A Wise Man (tenor) enters. Deploring the tragedy, he causes time to

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