In the House of Crossed Desires

(1996)

by John Woolrich

Description
chamber opera in two acts for 4 female voices and ensemble
Contributors
Warner M (Author)
Duration
90
Genres
Opera
Text
Marina Warner
Instrumentation
cl(=Ebcl+bcl+ssax) - trbn - perc(2): SD/BD/BD+ped/dozen more tin cans/hi-hat/susp.cym/2 tpl.bl/wdbl/pairof coconuts/claves/whip/4 ant.cym/4 whistles/3 sets of chains/4 handbells/tuned gongs/tam-t/crot/guero/vibraslap/log drum/waterphone/mark tree/3 scaffoldbars/1 scaffold foot/flexatone - pno(=cel+chamber organ) - db
Singer(s)
2 mezzo-soprani, 2 soprani
Languages
English
Commission
Commissioned jointly by the Cheltenham International Festival of Music and Music Theatre Wales with funds provided by the Arts Council of Wales
First Performance
6.7.96, Cheltenham Festival, Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham: Music Theatre of Wales/Michael Rafferty
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