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Gruber, HK: Gloria von Jaxtberg (Gloria - A Pig Tale) (1992-94) 90'
Two-act music-theatre work for 5 singers and 9 session musicians plus harp

Music Text

Libretto by Rudolf Herfurtner. English translation by Amanda Holden (G,E)

Scoring

S,M,T,Bar,B asax(=cl,bcl).cl(=fl,tsax,ssax)-2tpt(II=flugel hn).tbn.tuba-perc(1):dr kit(PD/hi-hat/SD/2susp.cym)/cyms/bell tree/crot/bamboo pendulum rattle/t.bells/vibraslap/cencerros/marimba/xylorimba/glsp/vib/thunder sheet/wind machine/metal windchimes/Mahler hammer/splash cym/timp-harp-vln

All singers must be amplified, preferably using headset microphones.

Abbreviations (PDF)

Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

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For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere

17/11/1994
Lawrence Batley Th., Huddersfield
Helmut Danninger, director / Opera North / Stefan Asbury



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