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y separately published work icon Lenz : Opera in One Act, After Buchner's Story single work   musical theatre   opera   - One act.
Adaptation of Lenz Georg Büchner , 1838 single work novella
Note: Libretto by Gwen Harwood. Music by Larry Sitsky.
First known date: 1974 Issue Details: First known date: 1974... 1974 Lenz : Opera in One Act, After Buchner's Story
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Notes

  • Opera based on the story Lenz, by George Buchner.

Production Details

  • Commissioned by the Australian Opera Company and performed at the Sydney Opera House in 1974

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Grosvenor Place, Sydney City, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Australian Music Centre , 2001 .
      Extent: 1 score (various pagings)p.
      Note/s:
      • 'Composer's autograph'.
      • Reproduced and distributed by Australian Music Centre.

Works about this Work

Operatic Narratives: Textual Transformations in Gwen Harwood and Larry Sitsky's Golem and Lenz Alison Wood , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , no. 5 2006; (p. 179-191)
Wood seeks to 'map textual transformation in Harwood's and Sitsky's operas, examining the hybrid elements that give rise to formal exaggeration'. She 'explore[s] the interrelationship of three critical elements: words/music, the visuality of performance and collaborative practice. This mapping aims to illuminate how such interrelationships produce formal exaggeration and, ultimately, the textual transformations observed.'
Gwen Harwood: Words and Music Gregory Kratzmann , 2006 single work essay
— Appears in: Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006; (p. 285-301)
'This essay is concerned mainly with what [Gwen Harwood] claimed to be her most satisfying work, the writing of librettos, words to be set to music.'
Gwen Harwood: Words and Music Gregory Kratzmann , 2006 single work essay
— Appears in: Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006; (p. 285-301)
'This essay is concerned mainly with what [Gwen Harwood] claimed to be her most satisfying work, the writing of librettos, words to be set to music.'
Operatic Narratives: Textual Transformations in Gwen Harwood and Larry Sitsky's Golem and Lenz Alison Wood , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , no. 5 2006; (p. 179-191)
Wood seeks to 'map textual transformation in Harwood's and Sitsky's operas, examining the hybrid elements that give rise to formal exaggeration'. She 'explore[s] the interrelationship of three critical elements: words/music, the visuality of performance and collaborative practice. This mapping aims to illuminate how such interrelationships produce formal exaggeration and, ultimately, the textual transformations observed.'
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