• Manuel de Falla
  • The Three-Cornered Hat (El Sombrero de Tres Picos) (1919)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World excluding Canada)

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  • 3(1&3=pic).2+ca.2.2/4331/timp.5perc/hp.pf(cel)/str+Mz
  • 35 min
    • 21st January 2024, Rudder Theater Texas A&M campus, College Station, TX, United States of America
    • 27th January 2024, Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, Reno, NV, United States of America
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Programme Note

An honest miller is happily married to a good wife. The elderly local governor, who wears a three-cornered hat, uses his power falsely to arrest the miller and keep him away from home, so that he himself can pursue the miller’s wife. Having escaped and finding the governor in bed, the miller at first contemplates murder, but decides on a neater revenge. He swaps clothes with his persecutor and visits the governor’s wife.The governor, now in the miller’s clothes, is re-arrested. A crowd gathers, the miller reappears, is reunited with his wife and the governor is mocked.


The Three-Cornered Hat: The Neighbors' Dance
The Three-Cornered Hat: The Miller's Dance
The Three-Cornered Hat: Final Dance


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