Publisher: G. Schirmer
The Adventures of Thumbelina (1953),
Libretto by the composer after a fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen.
Opera and Music Theatre
several major roles
The charming story of fairy flower children – lilies, roses, tulips and violets. Thumbelina is the chosen one among them to tell her story of tulip-leaf boats, white horse-hair oars, toads and lily-pads, frogs and freedom and delightful moments passed playing and singing.