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Music Text

Libretto by Beverley Cross (E,G)

Scoring

2S,2M,A,hT,2T,hBar,2Bar,BBar,B; men's chorus
3(III=picc).3(III=corA).3(II=bcl,III=Ebcl).2-4.3(III=crt,bugle).2.1-
timp.perc(2):glsp/SD/TD/BD/cyms/susp.cym/tamb/tgl/rattle/whip/
2bongos/cowbell-harp-cel-strings-stage band (taken from orchestra):
version A: picc,2cl,Ebcl,3tpt,3trbn,perc:SD/BD with pedal/hi-hat
version B: 2cl,Ebcl,trbn,tuba,perc:BD with cym

Abbreviations (PDF)

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

Opera
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World Premiere
7/19/1970
Glyndebourne
Anne Howells, Alexander Oliver, John Gibbs, Richard Van Allan, Colin Graham, dir / Glyndebourne Festival Opera / Raymond Leppard

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