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Adams, John: El Niño (1999-2000) 105'


A Nativity Oratorio for chorus and orchestra

Music Text  
Biblical texts, Gnostic Infancy Gospels, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Rosario Castellanos (E-S)

Scoring
S,M,Bar,3CT; chorus;
2(I,II=picc).2(I,II=corA).2(II=bcl).2(II=dbn)-3.0.3.0-perc(3):I=glsp/lo tgl/gong/almglocken/guiro/maracas; II=crot/almglocken/gong/hi cowbell/3tgl/tpl.bl; III=gong/chimes/crot/claves/2tgl/2temple bowls-harp-pft(=cel)-2kbd (I=pft,cel;II=sampler,cel)- 2steel string gtr-strings(minimum 14.0.6.6.4)

NOTE: The hiring of a sound designer is a condition/requirement for permission.

For complete technical specifications go to: mhgrey.wordpress.com
Abbreviations (PDF)

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


For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
12/15/2000
Châtelet, Paris
Dawn Upshaw/Lorraine Hunt-Lieberson/Willard White/Peter Sellars, director / Deutsches Symphonie Orchester/London Voices / Kent Nagano


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