A musical volcano that erupts for 60 minutes of compressed tragedy,” as Zolt n Kod ly dubbed it, this one-act opera from 1911—Bart¢k’s only foray into the genre—revolves around a psychological duel between a nervous bride and her notorious husband. Featuring a libretto by the distinguished writer B‚la Bal zs, Bluebeard’s Castle is considered the greatest Hungarian opera. For this new vocal-score edition, Stanley Appelbaum has provided an informative introduction and a full English synopsis based on the original Hungarian text.
Series: Dover Vocal Scores
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 17th July 2012
Dimensions (cm): 27.3 x 19.2 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.281