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Oberon, König der Elfen

Thomas Bauman

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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Romantisches Singspiel in three acts by paul Wranitzky to a libretto by johann georg carl ludwig Gieseke after sophie Seyler’s libretto Hüon und Amande (1788), itself based on christoph martin Wieland’s epic poem Oberon (1780); Vienna, Theater auf der Wieden, 7 November 1789.

The knight Hüon (tenor) has been sent by Charlemagne on an impossible mission to the court of the Sultan of Baghdad. With the aid of Oberon (soprano), however, he is

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