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Work

The Love of the nightingale : opera

by Richard Mills and Timberlake Wertenbaker (2006)

Audio Sample

Performance by Brad Cohen, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Emma Matthews from the CD Emma Matthews in Monte Carlo

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love of the nightingale

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Score

The love of the nightingale / music: Richard Mills ; libretto: Timberlake Wertenbaker.

Library shelf no. Q 782.1/MIL 2 v.1 [Not for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2006

Instrumentation: Principals: 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone. Ensemble: 3 sopranos, 2 mezzo-sopranos, 3 tenors, 3 basses, 1 boy soprano. Orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo & alto flute), oboe, 3 clarinets (3rd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd doubling (contra-bassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, percussion (1 player), harp, piano, synthesiser, chamber organ, strings.

Duration: 140 min.

Analysis

Resonate article: Composer & performer news December 2011 by Australian Music Centre

Resonate article: 2008 Classical Music Awards - Finalists by Australian Music Centre

Performances of this work

1 Nov 2011: at Richard Mills: The Love of the Nightingale (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Opera Australia, Richard Mills.

29 Oct 2011: at Richard Mills: The Love of the Nightingale (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Opera Australia, Richard Mills.

26 Oct 2011: at Richard Mills: The Love of the Nightingale (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Opera Australia, Richard Mills.

21 Oct 2011: at Richard Mills: The Love of the Nightingale (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Opera Australia, Richard Mills.

Feb 07: Recorded during Perth season of the opera.

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