Scenes from Moniuszko's operas

Fischer 2026-2033 | Michel 2174-2181 | Scott 1900-1906 | Year of issue 1972 | People's Republic of Poland

100th Anniversary of the death of Stanisław Moniuszko.

2026
On the billet
(ballet)
2027
The Countess
(opera)
2028
The Haunted Manor
(opera)

2029
Halka
(opera)
2030
The new Don Quixote
or a hundred follies
(light opera)
2031
Verbum Nobile
(opera)

2032
Ideal
(light opera)
2033
Pariah
(opera)

Glossary

Stanisław Moniuszko (1819-1872), Polish conductor, composer, author of songs, operas and ballets filled with patriotic and Polish folk themes.

Translations

Na kwaterunku = On the billet.
Hrabina = The Countess.
Straszny Dwór = The Haunted Manor.
Halka = Halka.
Nowy Don Kiszot czyli Sto Szaleństw = The new Don Quixote or a hundred follies.
Verbum Nobile = Verbum Nobile (Latin: A nobleman's word).
Ideal = Ideal.
Paria = Pariah.

Resources

Stanisław Moniuszko
Stanisław Moniuszko (www.culture.pl)
Stanisław Moniuszko (info-poland.buffalo.edu)
Stanisław Moniuszko (www.usc.edu)

Ballet
Opera

Billet
Count (countess)
Manor house
The story of Halka (info-poland.buffalo.edu)
Don Quixote
Folly
Nobility
Ideal
Pariah