SOLDIER BOY, SOLDIER (Opera in 2 Acts)


Year Authored (or revised): 



Orchestra, mixed chorus, 4 solo singers, 1 speaking bassist, jazz ensemble

Text Source/Author: 

Libretto: Leon Forrest

First Performance: 

Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana. Oct.23,30, Nov.6, 1982. Robert Porco, Conductor; Alan Brody, Director; Max Rothlisberger, Stage Design. Lead voices: William Brown, tenor; Alteouise DeVaugn, mezzo soprano; Kevin Maynor, bass; Roberta Gumbel, sopran

Commission: Indiana University and the National Endowment for the Arts;

Orch:  fl/pic, ob, clar, bsn, 2 hn, tpt, bstbn, tba, perc(2), timp, strings;

Jazz Ens:  alto sax, tpt, tbn, pf, electric bass, drumset

Singers:  Sop, Contralto, Tenor, Bass (Rev. Norwood)

Chorus:  approx 16 singers SATB

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