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Music Text

Libretto by the composer, adapted from the play by William Saroyan (E)

Scoring

Major roles: S,Bar; minor roles: T,2speakers,mime
1(=picc).1.1.1-1.1.0.0-timp.perc(1):susp.cym/tamb/BD/SD-
pft(=harm)-strings(1.1.1.1.1 or larger forces)


Abbreviations (PDF)

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
5/27/1954
Columbia University, New York, NY
Felix Brentano, director / Columbia University Opera Workshop / William Rhodes

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