Regarding Faustus : a music-theatre piece in one act
by Helen Gifford (1983)
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Instrumentation: Tenor, 2 flutes, 2 cor anglais, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, harp, mandolin, violin, cello, percussion (3 players).
Duration: 60 min.
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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