Cardillac. Opera in 3 acts by Hindemith to lib. by Ferdinand Lion based on E. T. A. Hoffmann's Das Fräulein von Scuderi (1818). Prod. Dresden 1926. Concert perf. London (BBC) 1936. Rev. version (4 acts), with new lib. by composer after Lion, Zurich 1952. F. London stage p. 1970 (SW), Santa Fe 1967. Cardillac is name of prin. character, a goldsmith.
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