Die Entführung aus dem Serail

The Abduction from the Seraglio

Komisches Singspiel in 3 acts

Dramatis Personæ

Bassa Selim [Pasha Selim] (Speaking role)
Constanze, a noble Spanish lady, captive of Pasha Selim (Soprano)
Blondchen, Constanze's English maid (Soprano)
Osmin, overseer of the Pasha's country estate (Bass)
Belmonte, a Spanish nobleman (Tenor)
Pedrillo, Belmonte's servant, now the Pasha's gardener (Tenor)
Klaas, a sailor (Speaking role)
A servant (Mute)
[Guards, Janissaries, Slaves, etc.] (Chorus)

Setting: Pasha Selim's country estate in Turkey; mid-16th century.

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