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Gesualdo : a one act chamber opera

by Michael Whiticker (1987)



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Gesualdo / Michael Whiticker ; [libretto by] John Wregg.

Library shelf no. 782.1/WHI 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

This work, in 3 scenes, is based on a part of the life of the the composer Carlo Gesualdo.

Work Details

Year: 1987

Instrumentation: Soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, 5-part madrigal choir (SSATB), piano/synthesizer, trombone, flute, violin, viola, cello, synthesizer, percussion.

Duration: 36 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: Includes Act 1 only.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Brian Fitzgerald, John Wregg

Commission note: Commissioned by Opera Australia.. Commissioned with the assistance of Shell, Australia.

First performance: by John Pringle, Stephen Bennett, Wendy Dixon, Anson Austin — 7 Oct 87. Opera Centre, Sydney

Performances of this work

7 Oct 87: Opera Centre, Sydney. Featuring John Pringle, Stephen Bennett, Wendy Dixon, Anson Austin.

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