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Bernstein - Wadsworth: A Quiet Place (1983, rev.1984) 150'
Opera in three acts

Music Text

Incorporating 'Trouble in Tahiti'. (Words and music by Leonard Bernstein)

Scoring

Major roles: S,M,T,Bar,2BBar; minor roles: 2M,2T,Bar,B,jazz trio (S or M,hT,hBar); chorus (in pit) 3(II=afl,III=picc).2.corA.3(III=Ebcl).bcl.2.dbn-4.3.3.1- timp.perc(3-4):chimes/glsp/xyl/marimba/SD/2TD/BD/traps/hi-hat/ 3susp.cym/large susp.cym/cyms/finger cyms/bongo dr/2tom-t/tam-t/tamb/ 4pitched dr/2tgl//2wdbl/5tpl.bl/wind chimes/steel pipe/rasp/2sandpape r blocks-elec.bass-pft(=synth)-harp-strings

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World premiere complete

19/06/1984
Teatro Alla Scala, Milan
Stephen Wadsworth, director / John Mauceri



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