OPERA SEARCH

Composer List


Title


Genre List


Opera Length



Advanced Search

Bernstein, Leonard

Wonderful Town (concert version) (1953)

Duration: 75 minutes

Musical comedy in two acts


English   Deutsch  

Book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green (E)


Scoring

Major roles: 4 men, 2 women; minor roles: 15 men (with doubling), 3 women; chorus; dancers; Reed I(=fl,Ebcl,Bbcl,asax).Reed II(=Bbcl,bcl,asax,barsax).Reed III(=ob,corA,Bbcl,tsax).Reed IV(picc,fl,Bbcl,tsax).Reed V(Bbcl,asax,bsax,bn)-0.4.3.0-traps:SD/BD/tom-t/timbales/hi-hat/susp.cym.perc(1):timp/pitched drums/tam-t/2wdbl/xyl/cowbell/glsp/alarm clock-pft(=cel(opt))-strings

A spoken narration by Kim Criswell (also in a German version by Jens Luckwaldt) is available for concert performances. No choreography or staging is permitted in concert performance.

Abbreviations (PDF)


Territory

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




Mailing List

Sign up for news updates and offers via email

SIGN UP
Audio Visual Gallery
ONLINE SCORES

Explore our library of 1500 online scores

VIEW SCORES