THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY

THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY

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Instrumentation
SATB, solo percussionist with side drum, tambourine, xylophone, pair of large cymbals, small cymbal tuned to A#, narrator (low voice)
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Year Authored (or revised)
Duration (min)
16
Movements
8

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First Perfomance
Tuscaloosa, AL - 17 April 1973
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Text Language - Non English

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Text Source/Author
Ambrose Bierce (journalist, Civil War veteran); The Devil's Dictionary, a collection of caustic aphorisms, helped earn Ambrose Bierce the epithets Bitter Bierce, the Devil's Lexicographer, and the Wickedest Man in San Francisco. First published as The Cynic's Word Book (1906) and later reissued under its preferred name in 1911. --Bierce's notorious collection of barbed definitions.
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chorus+orchestra/ens
choral accompanied
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