||The Bartered Bride
||Prodaná nevěsta ; Die Verkaufte Braut
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
||JB 1:100 ; T.93
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
||2 acts (1st and 2nd versions) ; 3 acts (3rd and 4th versions)
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1863–66 (1st version) ; 1868–69 (2nd version) ; 1869 (3rd version) ; 1870 (4th version)
||1866-05-30 (1st version)|
1869-01-29 (2nd version)
1869-06-01 (3rd version)
1870-09-25 (4th version)
- all premiered Prague, Provisional Theatre
||1872 (vocal score, 3rd version) ; 1892 (full score, 4th version)
||Karel Sabina (1811–1877)
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
||127 minutes (complete opera), 7 minutes (overture)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||voices, chorus, orchestra |
- Krušina (baritone)
Circus Master Principál komediantů (tenor)
- Mixed Chorus
- Villagers, circus artists, boys
- piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones
timpani, percussion, strings
||Pieces based on 'The Bartered Bride'
||Unless otherwise noted, all scores relate to the 4th and definitive version. Version History.