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List of famous operas

Famous operas arranged by composer:

Vincenzo Bellini

Ludwig van Beethoven

Georges Bizet

Karl-Birger Blomdahl

Alexander Borodin

Gaetano Donizetti

Leos Janacek

Ruggiero Leoncavallo

Pietro Mascagni

Claudio Monteverdi

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Modest Moussorgski

Sergei Prokofiev

Giacomo Puccini

Richard Strauss

Gioacchino Rossini

Peter Schickele

Giuseppe Verdi

Richard Wagner

Joint Works

Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht.

  • Threepenny Opera, thieves, prostitutes, and beggars, a jazzy score, and a consciously fake happy ending; hit song "Mackie Messer", or "Mack the Knife"
  • Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, thieves and prostitutes found a city with no rules, come to a bad end, hit song,"Alabama Song": "Oh show us the way to the next whisky bar".

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