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The transposed heads = Die vertauschten Kopfe : a legend of India in six scenes after the novel by Thomas Mann / music by P. Glanville-Hicks ; English libretto based on H.T. Lowe Porter's translation by the composer.
Also known as: Die vertauschten Kopfe
by Peggy Glanville-Hicks (1953)
Out of Print
Published by: Associated Music Company [AMO-95660-139] — 1 score (139p. -- B4 (portrait))
Duration: 1 hours, 15 mins
First performance 4 Apr 54. Louisville, Kentucky
Includes synopsis and performance notes.
The libretto for The Transposed Heads was extracted almost verbatim from the Lowe-Porter translation of the novel by Thomas Mann.
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Analysis & Media
- Resonate Article: A Tease of Sophistication
- Interview [Audio]: Peggy Glanville-Hicks and her Odyssey
Interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian
First broadcast 3/10/1989
After undergoing brain surgery, Glanville-Hicks retired to her home in Sydney where Charles Amirkhanian recorded a rare interview with the composer, in May of 1986. During their conversation, of which extensive segments are included in this program, they touched upon a wide range of topics, including her stint as a New York City music critic, her travels, and her music.
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