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Seidler, Chris

Rupesh, König der Esel (2014)

Duration: 60 minutes

Opera for young audiences


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Libretto by Chris Seidler (G)


Scoring

S,A,T,Bar; youth choir(SAT); pft(=cel,kbd)-kbd-perc(1):tablas/xyl/t.bells/chimes/orchestra bells/tamb/wdbl/tgl/vib/BD/gong-drum set-elec.bass(=db)-4vln; soundtrack

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Territory

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


Roles

RUPESH, donkey-zebra (zebrel) Tenor
SHAKTI, daughter of Mehul Soprano
MEHUL, farmer / LOKRAPASH, lion / ALOK, Dark Magician Baritone
Short roles - from choir:
7 female donkeys tap dancing singer-actors
7 male donkeys tap dancing singer-actors
JAGADAMBA, Rupesh's mother Alto
MUKUNDO, Rupesh's father Tenor
Small roles - soli for children:
Animals of the forest
Holy cow (Gayatri)
Elephant (Hridayesh)
Singing bird (Bulbuli)

Moods

Poetic


Subjects

Magic/Mystery




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