Year

2004-2009


Duration

150'


Instrumentation

solo voices, dancers, chorus - 3(I=picc,II=afl,III=picc).2(II=corA,whirly tube).3(II=bcl,III=bcl,dbcl).3(III=dbn) - 4.2.2ttbn.btbn.1 - timp-3perc-hrp-pft(=cel)-egtr-MIDIkybd - 12.10.8.6.4 (min., last desk players of vln1&2 also to play whirly tubes); on stage: cl, gtr, upright piano, vln, evln


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Amanda Holden after the novel by Peter Carey


Premiere

Sydney, Australia, Opera House, 12 March 2010: Opera Australia Chorus / Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Elgar Howarth (cond.)


Publisher

Boosey & Hawkes


Source

Boosey & Hawkes website;