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Regarding Faustus : a music-theatre piece in one act

by Helen Gifford (1983)

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Performance by Robert Gavin, Robert Gard, Sylvie Leprohon, Michael Sargeant, Stephen Robinson, Geoffrey Dodd, Amanda Earle, Eric Bramble, Philip Ryan, Stephen McTaggart, Andrew Zreczycki, Andrew Weiss, Marshall McGuire, Joy Peterson, Robert Clarke, Christine Turpin, Barry Quinn, Ros Burns, Shauna Beesley, Connie Caldwell, Marion Ewan, Jane Hammond, Helen Hassell, Yvonne Turner from the CD Regarding Faustus

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Library shelf no. CD 1135 [Not for loan]

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Regarding Faustus : a music theatre piece in once act / by Helen Gifford.

Library shelf no. Q 782.14/GIF 2 [Available for loan]

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Year: 1983

Instrumentation: Tenor, 2 flutes, 2 cor anglais, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, harp, mandolin, violin, cello, percussion (3 players).

Duration: 60 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: Dedicated to Robert Gard

Written for: Robert Gard

Commission note: Commissioned with funds provided by Australia Council. Music Board.

Based upon "The Tragical history of Doctor Faustus" by Christopher Marlowe.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to Doctor Harold Love, senior lecturer in English at Monash University, Melbourne, for his advice and assistance with the libretto.


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