Argento, Dominick: Casa Guidi (1983) 20'


for mezzo soprano and orchestra

Music Text  
Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (E)

Scoring
3(II=picc,III=afl).2.corA.2.bcl.2-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(2):glsp/chimes/bell/tree/BD/susp.cym/tamb/tgl/cyms/SD/wind chimes(shell)-pft-harp-mandolin-strings
Reduced scoring by the composer (1989): 2(II=picc).2(II=corA).2(=bcl).1-2.1.1.0-timp.perc(1):glsp/chimes/bell tree/susp.cym/tamb/tgl/cyms/SD/wind chimes(shell)-pft-harp-mand-strings
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Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

World Premiere
28/09/1983
Minnesota
Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano / Minnesota Orchestra / Neville Marriner


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