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Fiery tales : a comic opera in one act

by Gwen Harwood and Larry Sitsky (1975)

Fiery tales


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Work Details

Year: 1975

Instrumentation: Voices, flute (doubling piccolo), oboe (doubling cor anglais), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), bassoon (doubling contrabassoon), horn, trumpet in C, tenor trombone in F, tuba (euphonium suitable), timpani, percussion (2 players), piano (doubling amplified harpsichord), strings.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Winifred Burston

Commission note: Commissioned by New Opera S.A..

First performance: 23 Mar 76. Adelaide

Libretto by Gwen Harwood, after Chaucer and Boccaccio.

Performances of this work

23 Mar 76: Adelaide

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