Glückliche Hand, Die

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Glückliche Hand, Die (lit. The Blessed Hand; The Knack). Drama with mus. in 1 act by Schoenberg, Op.18, lib. composer. Comp. 1910–13. Prod. Vienna 1924, Philadelphia and NY Met 1930, London 1962 (concert perf.). Contains mimed parts for man and woman. Use of coloured lights also has fundamental importance.