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Maxwell Davies, Peter: Missa super l'homme armé (1968,rev.1971) 20'


for speaker or singer (male or female) and ensemble

Music Text  
St Luke, chapter 22 (Vulgate) (L)

Scoring
fl(=picc).cl-perc(1):2timp/SD/susp.cym/h.bells/2tab/2tin cans/BD & foot cym/tpl.bl/slide whistle/3gongs/nightingale/tam-t/cowbells/TD/ wdbl-keyboards(1 or 2 players):harmonium(=hpd,cel,out-of-tune pft, ant.cyms)-vln.vlc (cl,vln,vlc=jingles)
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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
2/26/1968
Conway Hall, London
Mary Thomas, mezzo-soprano / Pierrot Players / Peter Maxwell Davies


World premiere of version
9/28/1971
Sagra Musicale Umbra, Perugia
Murray Melvin, director / Mary Thomas, mezzo-soprano / Fires of London / Peter Maxwell Davies


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