The Taming of the Shrew, Op.46 (Shebalin, Vissarion)

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Work Title Укрощение Строптивой
Alternative. Title The Taming of the Shrew
Composer Shebalin, Vissarion
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.46
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IVS 21
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1946-1956
First Performance. 1957-05-25 in Kuibyshev
Savely Bergolts (conductor)
First Publication. 1955 (excerpts); 1958
Copyright Information Although purely instrumental selections and arrangements are permitted for this piece items containing any text by the author(s) listed below cannot be added to the main server (located in Canada) until 70 years after the death of the author(s). Items with text first published before 1928 or otherwise confirmed as public domain in the United States can be uploaded to the US server only.
This work is claimed to be under copyright in the USA due to
"restoration" via the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104). NIE-V8001P846
Librettist Abram Akimovich Gozenpud (1908-2004)
after William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, orchestra
Petruchio (baritone)
Manola Baptista (bass)
Catherine (soprano)
Bianca (soprano)
Lyuchentsio (tenor)
Hortensio (bass)
Groom (bass)
Curtis (tenor)
Biondello (tenor)
A tailor (tenor)
Mixed Chorus
Guests, servants, cooks and kitchen maids
External Links Wikipedia article