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Title: A Flowering Tree
Composer: John Adams
Duration: 113'
Composition Date: 2006
Publisher: B&H/Hendon
Instrumentation: opera
Description: Opera in 2 acts
Scoring: lyrS,T,Bar; chorus SATB (minimum 40) 2(II=picc).picc.soprano recorder\*.alto recorder\*.2(II=corA).3(III=bcl).2(II=dbn)-4.2.3.0-timp.perc(4):I= glsp/wdbl/claves/pedal BD/SD/2susp.cyms/2tuned bongos (or roto toms)/tom-t/shaker/3 tpl.blks/cowbell/bongo/maracas/BD/2 Japanese Bowl gong/Chinese cym/2tgls/slapstick;II= chimes/tgl/tamb/wdbl/susp.cym/rainmaker (med.)/BD/cast/bongo/SD; III=maracas/tamb/rainmaker (low)/high tgl/low tubular wind chimes; IV=shaker/rainmaker (low)-harp-cel-strings(min: 12.10.8.6.5) \*OPTIONAL: recorder players play some very simple percussion (rain sticks, etc.), or they can play only recorder NOTE: The hiring of a sound designer is a condition/requirement for permission. For complete technical specifications go to: mhgrey.wordpress.com
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Territory: This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world
Rental: A Flowering Tree
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