Opera in two acts and fourteen scenes
Libretto by William Shand and Alberto Girri (S,F)
Major roles: 2S,M,T,2Bar; minor roles; 2T,3B,2male speakers; chorus 3(III=picc).3(III=corA).3(III=bcl).2.dbn-184.108.40.206-timp.perc(3):glsp/ vib/bells(3 sets)/xyl/wind chimes (wood)/3 flex/3Chinese gongs/ Javanese gong/susp.crash cyms/BD/SD/5bongos/5congas/5tom-t/cowbells/ tamburo/tgl/tamb/wdbl/tam-t/whip/ratchet/crots/tpl.bl-cel-organ- mand-harp-strings.
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Kennedy Center, Washington, DC
Gerald Freedman, director / Joyce Trisler, choreography / Opera Society of Washington / Julius Rudel