Little Mermaid, The

(1978)

by Anne Boyd

Description
Opera in 2 acts
Contributors
Lee R (Author)
Duration
60
Genres
Opera, School Show
Text
Robin Lee after the Story by Hans Andersen
Instrumentation
7 wind instruments: (1 very high; 4 medium; 2 low) -timp - perc(11): 2 susp.cym/gong/3 xyl/cheng-cheng/2glsp/3 metals/bongos/BD/claves - pno - strings (min3.2.2.2.1) - electronic tape
Singer(s)
The Little Mermaid (S); The Grandmother (contralto); the Witch of the Sea (contralto); Five Sisters (2sop, mezzo-sop, 2 contralto).
Commission

Commissioned by New Music in Action with funds provided by the Australia Council

First Performance
26.9.81, Wollogong Technical College Auditorium,Australia: Wollongong Institute of Higher Education
Availability

Large score 0-571-55489-X (fp), score 0-571-55488-1(fp) and vocal score 0-571-50593-7 on sale, parts for hire

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