• Gian Carlo Menotti
  • The Telephone or l’Amour a Trois (1945)

  • G Schirmer Inc (World)

Translations available: German, Italian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Swedish

  • 11111100percpfstr
  • Soprano, Baritone
  • 20 min

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Cast List:
   LUCY: Soprano
   BEN: Baritone

Synopsis:
Ben wants to propose to his friend Lucy, but is frustrated by the constant interruption of her telephone. Since Ben has to catch a train for an important business meeting, he leaves Lucy’s apartment and, adopting the strategy “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em,” succeeds in proposing to Lucy over the telephone from a nearby phone booth.

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The Telephone or L'amour à Trois, Opera Buffa in One Act

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