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MacMillan, James: Parthenogenesis (2000) 50'
Scena for soprano, baritone, actress and chamber ensemble

Music Text

Deutsch

Libretto by Michael Symmons Roberts; German version by Jan Michael Horstmann (E,G)

Scoring

1.1.1(=bcl).dbn-2.0.0.0-perc(1):glsp/vib/tuned gongs/2wdbl/5tom-t/2bongos/SD/BD/susp.cym/sizzle cym/2tam-t(sm,lg)-harp-pft-strings(1.1.1.1.1 or string orch)-2tapes.

Abbreviations (PDF).

Territory

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World Premiere

12/09/2000
Corn Exchange, Cambridge
Lisa Milne/Christopher Purves/John Fulljames, dir / Britten Sinfonia / James MacMillan

Programme Note

Deutsch

Press Quotes

Deutsch

"...rhapsodically lyrical music, soaring phrases floridly decorated at their end, together with flawlessly atmospheric orchestration and lacerating rhythmic drive..."
Glasgow Herald



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