The Transposed Heads (1954)
Libretto after a story by Thomas Mann.
Associated Music Publishers Inc
Opera and Music Theatre
1 Hours 20 Minutes
Tenor, Baritone, Soprano, speaking voice, speaking role
Sita has married Shridaman but soon after falls in love with his friend Nanda. The husband cuts off the lover’s head. Sita in turn beheads her husband and when she places the heads back on the bodies, she finds that she has mixed them up. In the end, all three die so that they can be reunited in the afterworld.