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Quiros : opera

by Brian Bell and Peter Sculthorpe (1982)

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Quiros / Peter Sculthorpe.

Library shelf no. CD 1463 [Available for loan]



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Quiros / Peter Sculthorpe

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

Work Details

Year: 1982

Instrumentation: 3 sopranos, contralto, 3 tenors, baritone, bass-baritone, bass, boys' chorus, men's chorus, actors, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in B flat, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), strings.

Duration: 70 min.

Contents note: First voyage: Prelude -- Credo -- Continuo 1 -- East of India -- Motet -- Continuo 2 -- Salve Regina -- Colonel's song -- Nocturne -- Death of the Colonel -- Continuo 3 -- Death of Mendaña -- Continuo 4 -- Coda -- Interlude -- Second voyage: Exhortation -- Departure -- Men of greed -- Geronima's song -- Storm -- Dream -- Laudate -- Nightmare -- Continuo 5 -- Interlude -- Third voyage: Ode -- Continuo 6 -- Ana's song -- Quiros.

Commission note: Commissioned by ABC.. To mark the occasion of the ABC's fiftieth anniversary, July 1st 1982.

First performance: by Sydney Symphony, Myer Fredman, Jon Weaving — 1 Jul 82.

An opera for television.

Performances of this work

1 Jul 82: featuring Sydney Symphony, Myer Fredman, Jon Weaving.

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