Voluptuous Tango, The

(1996)

by Dominic Muldowney

Description
Opera Bouffe in 11 scenes for 2 singers, male chorus and pre-recorded sound
Contributors
Mairowitz D Z (Text)
Duration
57
Genres
Music Theatre
Text
David Zane Mairowitz
Singer(s)
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (tenor or baritone); Isadora Duncan (mezzo-soprano); Chorus (2 tenors & 2 baritones)
Languages
English
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'The Voluptuous Tango' reviews

‘What began life for radio – composer Dominic Muldowney’s The Voluptuous Tango won a Prix Italia in 1997 – has now been transformed into very effective music theatre. Muldowney’s exploration of a fictional encounter in Paris in 1932 between the Italian futurist and fascist Filippo Marinetti and the dancer Isadora Duncan uses the Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen as its musical starting point, but then gradually expands to take in other tangos as the emotional temperature rises and the confrontation Read more

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