Instrumentation

SINGERS: LUCIA (S)/LETICIA (High Col S)/LEONORA (M)/SILVIA (S)/BLANCA (M)/BEATRIZ (S)/NOBILE (T)/ RAÚL (T)/COLONEL (High Bar)/FRANCISCO (CT)/EDUARDO (Lyric T)/RUSSELL (BBar)/ROC (BBar)/DOCTOR (B)/JULIO (Bar)/LUCAS (T)/ENRIQUE (T)/PABLO (Bar)/MENI (S)/CAMILLA (M)/PADRE (Bar)/YOLI (BoyTr)/CHORUS 3(II=picc+bfl.III=picc+afl).3(III=ca).3(III=bcl).3(III=contraforte or cbsn with low A) – 4(optionally doubling Wagner tubas).3.3.1 – timp (and roto toms) – perc(4): glsp/xyl/t.bells/6 antique.cym/small steel drum/4 saucepans/4 tuned gongs/2 bell plates/bass bell/newspaper/small bell tree/metal wind chimes/cast/cast (machine mounted)/mcas (small and large)/metal mcas/double guiro (high and low)/cabaca/small whip/door slam (or large whip)/small anvil/small wdbl/small ratchet/tamb/small bongo/log drum (deep)/tavola/washboard/lion’s roar/2 large stones/2 spring coils/tgl/small cowbell/clash.cym/2 susp.cym (small and large)/hi-hat/2 siz.cym/tam-t/SD/TD/kick BD/BD with cym Also 4 players offstage playing 8 church bells or bass handbells. And offstage massed drums – 8-10 players (military drums – small portable BD or TD) – pno (6’ grand) – harp – gtr – ondes martenot – strings (12.10.8.6.6) 8 vln (front 2 desks of both sections) also play 1/32 size violins

Availability

Libretto 0571539696 on sale, full score, vocal score and parts in preparation

The Exterminating Angel

Operaen på Holmen (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Royal Danish Opera, Robert Houssart, dir. Tom Cairns

The Exterminating Angel

Operaen på Holmen (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Royal Danish Opera, Robert Houssart, dir. Tom Cairns

The Exterminating Angel

Operaen på Holmen (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Royal Danish Opera, Robert Houssart, dir. Tom Cairns

The Exterminating Angel

Operaen på Holmen (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Royal Danish Opera, Robert Houssart, dir. Tom Cairns

The Exterminating Angel

Operaen på Holmen (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Royal Danish Opera, Robert Houssart, dir. Tom Cairns