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Argento, Dominick: Miss Havisham's Wedding Night (1979) 30'
Opera monodrama in one act

Music Text

Libretto by John Olon-Scrymgeour, based on the character from 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens (E)

Scoring

colS,2mimes 1.1.1.1-1.1.0.1-timp.perc(1):t.bells/tam-t/tpl.bl/tamb/SD/BD/tgl/ cyms/susp.cyms/glsp/wdbl/wind chimes-harp-organ-pft(=cel)- strings (1.1.1.1.1)

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World Premiere

01/05/1981
Tyrone Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota
H. Wesley Balk, director / Minnesota Opera / Philip Brunelle

Recommended Recording

Linda Mabbs, Sinfonia of St Cecilia, Sara Watkins
Koch International Classics 7388

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