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Gambler, The (Igrok)

Composer:
Sergei Prokofiev
Original Language:
Russian
Librettist:
Sergei Prokofiev
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Description:
Opera in IV Acts (six scenes)

Notes:

Text after Dostoevsky’s novel, “Igrok” (The Gambler

Time:
1865
Place:
The imaginary town of Roulettenbourg
Role Voice Part Classification
The General, a retired army officer Bass L
Pauline, his step-daughter Soprano L
Alexey, tutor to the General's children Tenor L
Babulenka, Grand-Mother & General’s rich aunt Contralto F
The Marquis Tenor F
Mr. Astley, a rich Englishman Baritone S
Blanche, a demi-mondaine Contralto S
Prince Nilsky Falsetto-Tenor B
Baron Wurmerhelm Bass B
Potapitsch, Babulenka's steward Baritone B
In the Gambling Scene
The Director Bass CB
The First Croupier Tenor CB
The 2nd Croupier Tenor CB
The Fat Englishman Bass CB
The Tall Englishman Bass CB
The Florid Lady Soprano CB
The Pale Lady Soprano CB
The Lady Comme-Ci, Comme-Ca Mezzo-Soprano CB
The Respectable Old Lady Mezzo-Soprano CB
A Suspicious Old Lady Contralto CB
A Heated Gambler Tenor CB
A Gambler in Ill-Health Tenor CB
A Hunchbacked Gambler Tenor CB

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An Unlucky Gambler Baritone CB
An Old Gambler Bass CB
Six Gamblers 2 Tenors, 2 Baritones, 2 Basses CB
The Baroness Wurmerhelm Mute
Babulenka's 3 Servants (Feodo, Theodore, Marthe) Mutes
 
Minimum Chorus:  40
Divisi:  SATB