The Oresteia

Memory Theatre

Liza Lim

Year

1996


Duration

75'


Instrumentation

soprano, mezzo-soprano (2), counter-tenor, tenor, baritone - flute (=piccolo), oboe (=cor anglais), clarinet (=bass clarinet), trumpet (=piccolo trumpet), trombone, percussion, Turkish Baglama Saz, electric guitar, viola (=viola d'amore), violoncello, double bass


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Liza Lim, Barrei Kosky da Eschilo, Saffo and Tony Harrison


Commission

Treason of Images, Elision Ensemble with funds provided by Australia Council. Performing Arts Board


Premiere

Melbourne, Australia, March 1993: Elision Ensemble, Sandro Gorli (cond.)


Publisher

Ricordi


Source

composer catalog (Ricordi); MIC Australia website;