Instrumentation

9 Singers: Antigone (S)/Jocasta (M)/Oedipus (Bar)/Creon (T)/Polynices (Bar)/Tiresias (B)/Messenger/King Theseus (CT)/Stranger from Corinth/Haemon/Stranger (T)/Shepherd (Bar) Chorus of citizens of Thebes 3(II=picc & fl tuned ¼-tone flat, III=picc & afl).3(III=ca).3(II=cl tuned ¼-tone flat, III=bcl).bcl(=cl).cbcl.3(III=cbsn) - 4.3(I=optional flhn, III=optional tpt in D).3.1 - perc(5): I: glsp/crot (shared with II)/2 miniature wdbl/2 tgl (high, medium)/large ratchet/mcas (small)/finger.cym (pair - very high)/bell tree/cast/SD II: 2 medium wdbl/2 sus.cym (medium, large)/mcas (medium)/finger.cym (pair - high)/toy drum/BD (large) III: 2 large wdbl/mcas (large)/finger.cym (pair - medium)/tom-tom (large, struck with sticks and with a leather strap)/2 tam-t (medium and large with clash cymbal plate) IV: t.bells/2 very large wdbl/2 vibraslaps (medium, low)/whip/large ocean drum/tom-tom (very large, struck with sticks and with a leather strap) V: mar/hand bells (chromatic set with internal clappers removed, suspended from a rack and struck from the outside with tuned percussion beaters)/2 gueros (large, very large)/hyoshigi (Japanese Kabuki clappers)/anvil (low)/large rainstick/large cym - harp - pno/synth - strings

Availability

Libretto 0-571-53710-3 on sale, vocal score, full score and parts for hire

Thebans

Opernhaus (Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)

Theater Der Stadt Bonn, Johannes Pell

Thebans

Opernhaus (Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)

Theater Der Stadt Bonn, Johannes Pell

Thebans

Opernhaus (Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)

Theater Der Stadt Bonn, Johannes Pell

Thebans

Opernhaus (Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)

Theater Der Stadt Bonn, Johannes Pell

Thebans

Opernhaus (Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)

Theater Der Stadt Bonn, Johannes Pell