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Music Text

Libretto by the composer, freely adapted from On the harmfulness of Tobacco by Chekhov and The Birds of America by J J Audubon (E)

Scoring

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1.1.1.0-1.0.0.0-perc(1):timp/glsp/t.bells/marimba/susp.cym-harp-pft(=cel)-strings(1.1.1.1.1)


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

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


World Premiere
5/19/1977
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York
Ian Strasfogel, director / New Opera Theatre / Orpheus Chamber Ensemble / Philip Brunelle
Press Quotes
Deutsch
Recommended Recording
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John Shirley-Quirk, Sinfonia of St Cecilia, Sara Watkins
Koch International Classics 7388

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