The Oresteia : memory theatre (opera) in 7 parts based on Aeschylus' drama
by Barrie Kosky, Liza Lim and Liza Lim (1993)
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The Oresteia : memory theatre (opera) in 7 parts based on Aeschylus' drama / Liza Lim ; libretto by Liza Lim & Barrie Kosky, drawn from Aeschylus, Sappho & Tony Harrison.
Library shelf no. Q 782.1/LIM 1 [Available for loan]
Instrumentation: Soprano, 2 mezzo-soprano, counter tenor, tenor and baritone voices ; alto flute/piccolo, clarinet/bass clarinet, oboe/cor anglais, trumpet/piccolo trumpet, trombone, Turkish baglama saz, electric guitar, viola/viola d'amore, cello, double bass, percussion ; dancer.
Duration: 75 min.
Text devised by Liza Lim & Barrie Kosky drawn from the following sources: Tony Harrison - Agamemnon; Aeschylus - The Oresteia ; Sappho - The stars and the moon.
Program note: Liza Lim's "The oresteia"
by Liza Lim
Source: the score of this work
- Influenced by: Literature & Poetry
Performances of this work
16 May 93: Theatreworks, Melbourne.. Featuring Sandro Gorli.
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