Sheet Music: Score
Midnite : the story of a wild colonial boy / music by Raffaele Marcellino ; libretto by Doug MacLeod ; adapted from the book by Randolph Stow.
by Raffæle Marcellino (2004)
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (377p. -- A3 (portrait))
Contents note: Part 1. Captain Midnite's Gang -- Part 2. Captain Midnite Strikes -- Part 3. The Queen versus Captain Midnite -- Part 4. Captain Midnite falls in love -- Part 5. O'Grady captures Midnite -- Part 6. 'Midnite rides again' -- Part 7. Miss Laura Wellborn's adventure -- Part 8. Midnite's hairy godmother -- Part 9. Midnite rides yet again -- Part 10. Midnite's fortune -- Part 11. Midnite is bailed up -- Part 12. 'What happened ever after'.
First performed by Windmill Perfoming Arts and OzOpera, with an ensemble from Orchestra Victoria with Richard Gill conductor, Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, as part of the Melbourne Festival, 20-23 October 204.
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