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Loose, Wet, Perforated

Year
2010
Category
Ambrosia, Esoterica
Genre
Music Theatre
Duration
70'
Premiere
Guerilla Opera ~ Boston Conservatory; 16, 17, 21, 22, 24, 25 Sep 2011

A Morality Play in Four Ordeals

for soprano, male soprano, contralto, baritone, Bb/bass clarinet, soprano/alto saxophone, tenor trombone, percussion and electronics

Sop  MSop  Alto  Bar  Bb/ Bass Cl  Sop/ Alto Sax  Trom  Perc ( HiHat  Med RCym  VbSl  Cast  L Ch GlGng  SD  Tomt (M L)  WdGng  Gla Bott (3)  Wd Bl (3)  Cwbll (3)  Trg (S M)  Ag Blls (S M)  L Ch Cym  Spr Coil  Br D (M L)  Pd BD  Ratch  BD  Temp Blls (6)  Vib )  Elec

Commissioned by Guerilla Opera

Selected Other Performances:

Guerilla Opera ~ Boston Conservatory; 21, 22, 23, 24 Sep 2016

See Press for reviews


Media

Programme Note & Synopsis
Libretto
Video: complete (Guerilla Opera)
Video: Aria, "Why must I climb the greasy pole?"
Score: Ordeal I Part 2 bar 229 – Part 3 bar 267
Audio: Ordeal I Part 2 bar 232 – Part 3 bar 260
Score: Ordeal II Part 3 bars 228-294
Audio: Ordeal II Part 3 bars 228-293
Score: Ordeal III Part 3 bars 223-264
Audio: Ordeal III Part 3 bars 223-260
Score: Ordeal IV Part 2 bar 151 – Transformation bar 16
Audio: Ordeal IV Part 2 bar 152 – Transformation bar 12