Master Peters Puppet Show

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Master Peter's Puppet Show (El Retablo de Maese Pedro). 1-act opera by Falla to lib. by composer based on incident in Cervantes's Don Quixote (Part 2, Ch. 26). For singers, puppets, and chamber orch. Comp. 1919–22. F.p. (concert) Seville, Mar. 1923; stage (private) Paris, June 1923; Paris, Nov. 1923; Bristol 1924; NY 1925.