ORCHESTRA:2.picc.2.corA.2.bcl.2.dbn-4.3.2.btrbn.1-timp-perc**(3-4):BD/tpl.bls/ratchet/tam-t/sleigh bells/TD/tgl(L)/whip/susp.cym/tom-t/sizzle cyms/SD/chimes/bongos/tamb/crash cyms/roto-toms(6",8",10")/wdbl(S)/guiro/chinese bell tree-harp-gtr-ekybd samplers*-strings:(184.108.40.206.4)
electronic keyboard*: Kurzweil K2000 or K2500SX w/ Orchestral ROM updates. Other samplers acceptable, but pre-programmed disk, providing cues in consecutive order to facilitate players' immediate accessibility to one cue after another w/o having to search for the patch number, is available only for the Kurzweil.
percussion**:with some doubling and, depending on space and budget and some instrument duplication, the part can be performed by 3/4 players
production notes: 8 Characters (plus Supernumeraries), 4 Stage sets: facade of Mannon house, bedroom, parlor with adjoining study, upper and lower decks of Brant's ship, 1998. Chicago Lyric sets and costumes, rental available; Seattle and New York City Operas, 2003-2004 new co-production sets and costumes rental available.
NOTE: This work requires additional technological components and/or amplification.