The Postman Always Rings Twice

Opera in Two Acts

Stephen Paulus

Year

1982


Duration

120'


Instrumentation

solo voices - 2(II=picc).1.1.asax.1 - 1.2.2.1(=btrbn) - 2perc-hrp-pft-gtr - 6.6.4.3.2


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Colin Graham, based on the novel by James M. Cain


Commission

Opera Theatre of St. Louis


Premiere

St. Louis, 17 June 1982


Publisher

European American Music


Source

composer homepage; Universal Edition website;