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(orig. Czech title A paráncs)

Ballet in five scenes with choreography by I. Eck, libretto by V. Vašut, and music by V. Bukový. Premiered 21 Dec. 1962 at Pécs with B. Veöreös and G. Stimácz. It portrays the internal struggles of the US pilot who dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima and during the 1960s was performed in several versions around eastern Europe, including Němeček's for Prague National Theatre, 1964.

Subjects: Dance.


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