Paul Bunyan

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Composer:

Benjamin Britten

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Language:

English

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About the opera Paul Bunyan

Paul Bunyan is an operetta in two acts and a prologue composed by Benjamin Britten to a libretto by W. H. Auden. It premiered at Columbia University on May 5, 1941 to largely negative reviews, and Britten revised it in 1976. The story is based on the folkloric American lumberjack, Paul Bunyan, with the music incorporating a variety of American styles, including folk songs, blues and hymns.
In the forest
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Roles in Paul Bunyan

The Voice of Paul Bunyan
Tiny Soprano
Johnny Inkslinger Tenor
Hot Biscuit Slim Tenor
Narrator and Balladeer Baritone or Tenor
Sam Sharkey Tenor
Ben Benny Bass
Hel Helson Baritone

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Arias from Paul Bunyan

Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Inkslinger's Song

Opera: Paul BunyanComposer: BrittenAct:

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

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