Comic operetta in two acts (adaption of New York City Opera House version by Mauceri, Miller and Wells)
Book by Hugh Wheeler, after Voltaire. Lyrics by Richard Wilbur, Stephen Sondheim, John La Touche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein (E).
Major roles: S,2M,T,T/Bar,Bar; minor roles: 2S,4T,6Bar,2B; chorus 2(II=picc).1(=corA).2(I=Ebcl,ssax ad lib).1-22.214.171.124-timp.perc(2):SD/ TD/BD/tamb/bongos/maracas/hand drs/tgl/susp.cym/cyms/tam-t/cast/ wdbls/gourd/xyl/glsp/vib/chimes- harp-strings
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World premiere of version
Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Jonathan Miller, director / Scottish Opera / John Mauceri
Jerry Hadley, June Anderson, Adolph Green, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Della Jones, Kurt Ollmann, Clive Bayley, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein
Deutsche Grammophon 429 734-2