Bernstein, Leonard: Candide (Scottish Opera version) (1988) 145'


Comic operetta in two acts (adaption of New York City Opera House version by Mauceri, Miller and Wells)

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Book by Hugh Wheeler, after Voltaire. Lyrics by Richard Wilbur, Stephen Sondheim, John La Touche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein (E)

Scoring
Major roles: S,2M,T,T/Bar,Bar; minor roles: 2S,4T,6Bar,2B; chorus 2(II=picc).1(=corA).2(I=Ebcl,ssax ad lib).1-2.2.2.1-timp.perc(2):SD/ TD/BD/tamb/bongos/maracas/hand drs/tgl/susp.cym/cyms/tam-t/cast/ wdbls/gourd/xyl/glsp/vib/chimes- harp-strings
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Territory
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World premiere of version
17/05/1988
Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Jonathan Miller, director / Scottish Opera / John Mauceri


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