|Johann Strauss II|
Prinz Methusalem (Prince Methusalem) is an operetta written by Johann Strauss II to a libretto by Karl Treumann, after Victor Wilder and Alfred Delacourt. It was first performed on January 3, 1877 in Vienna at the Carltheater. It achieved a run of eighty performances. The pot-pourri overture incorporates themes from the operetta, as well as other material that might have sometime been part of the planned score.
|Role||Voice type||Premiere cast, 3 January 1877
(Conductor: Johann Strauss II)
|Herzog von Rikarak||bass||Josef Matras|
|Prinz Methusalem||mezzo-soprano / tenor-baritone||Antonie Link|
- "Strauss II, J.: Famous Overtures CD". NaxosDirect. Retrieved October 11, 2008.
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