Prodigal Son, The

(1968)

Description
Third parable for church performance
Contributors
Plomer W (Author)
Duration
72
Genres
Opera
Text
William Plomer from the New Testament. German translation by Hans Keller. Italian translation by Umberto Cattini.
Instrumentation
afl(=fl) - horn.tpt - viola.bass - harp - perc(1): 5small untuned drums/ch.cym/conical gourd rattle/largeuntuned gong/wdbl - perc(on stage): small drum/cyms/tamb/sistrum/small bell-lyra - chamber organ
Singer(s)
the Tempter/Abbot(T),the Father(B-Bar),the Elder Son(Bar),the Younger Son(T),Chorus of Servants(3T, 3 Bar, 2B), 5 Young Servants (trebles)
Languages
English, German, Italian
First Performance
10 June 1968, Aldeburgh Festival: English Opera Group
Availability

Full score 0571506828, rehearsal score (eng/ger) 0571502318, libretto 0571502709 on sale, rehearsal score (eng/it) and parts for hire

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