The Palace in the Sky

Jonathan Dove

Year

2000


Duration

110'


Instrumentation

actor, solo voices, chorus - Orchestra: continuo group (fl, hn, perc, hrp, pft, vln, vlc, db) - extra continuo (3fl, strg qrt) - jazz orchestra (5-6tpt, 5sax(2asax,2tsax,barsax), 3trbn, egtr, kybd, drkit, db) - brass band (2cnt (I=Eflat), flghn, 3hn, 2baryton, 3trbn, euph, 4tba, perc) - saz ensemble (15 players) - African Drums (3-5 drummers on stage) - steel pans (10+ players) - percussion ensemble (12-15 players)


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Nick Dear


Commission

ENO Studio with funds provided by ING Barings and the Baring Foundation


Premiere

3 November 2000: Stuart Stratford (cond.)


Publisher

Edition Peters


Source

Peters catalog;