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Music Text
English

Libretto von Matthew Jocelyn nach William Shakespeare (engl.)

Scoring

Major roles: colS,M,2T,Bar,BBar,B; minor roles to be sung by chorus members; chorus;
3(II,III=picc,afl).2(II=corA).5*(II=bcl,III=dbcl).2(II=dbn)-4.4*.3.1-perc(4*).timp-accordion-harp-kbd(pft,laptop)-strings(10.8.6.6.4)

* from within these numbers, two identical trios will be taken, each consisting of 1 clarinet, 1 trumpet and 1 percussion, to be stationed in the theatre throughout.

A sound designer for the PA system is recommended


Abbreviations (PDF)

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes der ganzen Welt.

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


World Premiere
6/11/2017
Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes
Neil Armfield, director / Glyndebourne Chorus / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski
Composer's Notes
English
Press Quotes
English
Recommended Recording
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Allan Clayton, Barbara Hannigan, Sarah Connolly, Rod Gilfry, Kim Begley, John Tomlinson, David Butt Philip, Jacques Imbrailo / London Philharmonic Orchestra / The Glyndebourne Chorus / Vladimir Jurowski, cond. / Neil Armfield, dir. (Glyndebourne 2017, WP)
Opus Arte OA 1254 D (DVD) / OA BD7231 D (Blu-ray)


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