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Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten. Vocal score by Otto Singer. Berlin, 1919.

Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten. Vocal score by Otto Singer. Berlin, 1919.

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DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN and FENNIMORE UND GERDA - two opera premieres in October 1919.

 

RICHARD STRAUSS: Die Frau ohne Schatten. Opera in three acts by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. First performed Vienna, Staatsoper, 10 October 1919.
Conductor: Frans Schalk. Designer: Alfred Roller.
The Empress: Marie Jeritza
The Emperor: Karl Aagard Østvig
The Nurse: Lucie Weidt
Barak: Richard Mayr
Barak's Wife: Lotte Lehmann

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First edition of the vocal score. Berlin, 1919.

 

FREDERICK DELIUS: Fennimore und Gerda. Musik-Bühnenspiel [with libretto by Delius]. 'Two episodes from the Life of Niels Lyhne in eleven pictures, after the novel by J. P. Jacobsen'. First performed Frankfurt, Opernhaus, 21 October 1919.
Conductor: Gustav Brecher. Designer: Walter Brügmann.
Niels Lyhne: Robert van Scheidt
Erik Refstrup: Erik Wirl
Fennimore: Emma Holt
Gerda: Elisabeth Kandt

Fennimore und Gerda. Vocal score by Otto Lindemann. Second edition, Vienna, [December, 1921]. The decorative wrappers are thought to be by Jelka Delius.