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Granada Festival 2011, Luis de Tavira dir.

Golijov, Osvaldo

Ainadamar (2003)

Duration: 80 minutes
One act opera

Libretto by David Henry Hwang

Scoring
voices: 2s.a.2t.2bar.b;women's chorus
orchestra: 3(I=picc; II=picc,afl; III=picc,afl).1(=corA).2(II=bcl).1(=dbn)-2.2.1.0-perc(3):glsp/vib/mar/t.bells; thundersheet/3tam-t/anvil/shaker; 3cajons/quinto/conga/palmas-2gtr-pft(=cel).computer-based sampler-harp-strings
TECH REQUIREMENTS: High quality sound reinforcement system in stereo (e.g. DV-DOSC), w/ stereo subwoofers and delays available; Console: Yamaha DM2000, PM1D or M7CL w/ 24 mic inputs (DM2000 is the preferred console); 8 Sennheiser SK50 transmitter w/ DPA 4066 Omni directional Headband Mic, Model 3532 receivers; 10 High quality cardioid small diaphragm condenser mics (e.g. Neumann KM-140); 1 AKG 414; 2 Shure SM 58; 1 Shure SM 57; 6 stage monitor wedges; 3 personal monitors w/ volume control (hot spot or anchor); Conductor video camera w/ monitor for offstage trumpets

This work requires additional technological components and/or amplification.

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



World Premiere
11/08/2003
Tanglewood, Lenox, MA
Dawn Upshaw, soprano / Kelley O'Connor, alto / Amanda Forsythe, soprano / Charles Blandy, tenor; flamenco cantaor / Shannon De Vine, baritone
Conductor: Chay Yew, director
Company: Vocal Fellows from the Tanglewood Music Center

Moods
Dramatic, Poetic, Tragic


Subjects
Contemporary, History, Relationships, Society, Literary


Recommended Recording
Ainadmar - Fountain of Tears
Dawn Upshaw / Jessica Rivera / Jesus Montoya / Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Robert Spano
© 2006 Deutsche Grammophon

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