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Music Text

Libretto based on the 'Book of Thel' by William Blake (E,R)

Scoring

S,boyS(or girlS),CT(or S),A,mime; mixed chamber chorus
1(=picc).1.1.1-1.1.1.0-timp.perc(2):jingle bells/tgl/susp.cym/gong/
BD/tam-t/xyl/vib/t.bells/glsp-cel(=hpd).harp-strings(1.1.1.1.1)


Abbreviations (PDF)

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes / Sikorski for the UK, British Commonwealth (excluding Canada), Republic of Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Israel.

Opera
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World Premiere
6/9/1989
Almeida Theatre, London
Annabel Arden, dir/Willow Winston, designer/Jane Davidson, sop/Lore Lixemberg, alto / Théâtre de Complicité / Jeremy Arden

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