What Men Live By, H.336 (Martinů, Bohuslav)

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Publisher. Info. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1953. Plate B. & H. 17358.
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General Information

Work Title What Men Live By
Alternative. Title Čím lidé žijí ; Opera-pastoral in one act
Composer Martinů, Bohuslav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.336
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBM 82
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1951-52
First Performance. 1953/05
Librettist Composer after Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
Martin Avdeitch (baritone)
An Old Peasant Pilgrim (bass)
Stephanitch, an old Soldier (bass)
A Woman with child (soprano)
An Old Woman (Contralto)
A Boy (Speaking part)
Speaker (tenor)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
2 (or 1) flute, 2 oboes, 3 (or 2) clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns (F), trumpet, trombone, percussion, piano, strings (6,6,4,3,2)
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