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Music Text

Libretto by Paul Griffiths (E)

Scoring
lyrS,dramS,A,T,Bar, boy alto
2(II=picc).2(II=corA).2(II=bcl).2(II=dbn)-2.1.1.1-perc(4):I=SD/2cym/ thundersheet/6brake dr/cowbell/marimba; II=cym/tamb/5cowbells/3metal pipes/washboard/vib; III=tam-t/hammer/lion's roar/gong/tom-t/cym/SD; IV=BD/2tom-t/SD/cym/flex/vib-harp-pft-strings:(min.4.4.2.2.2)

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Territory
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World Premiere
16/09/1999
Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin
Nicholas Brieger, director / Lynne Dawson, Simone Nold, Hilary Summers, William Joyner, Hanno Mueller-Brachmann / Staatsoper Unter den Linden / Daniel Barenboim

Recommended Recording
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Valdine Anderson / Sarah Leonard / Hilary Summers / William Joyner / Dean Elzinga / Emauel Hoogeveen / Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra / Peter Eötvös
ECM 1817

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