Opera in three acts.

Hugh Aitken

Text: Libretto by Laura Tapia, adapted from Cervantes' "El Celoso Estremeno."
Duration: Full evening
Publisher: Elkan-Vogel, Inc.
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

An opera in three acts adapted from Cervantes? "El Celoso Estremeno". The music is tonal, melodic, rhythmically and metrically sophisticated, and uses Spanish Renaissance tunes. The theme of the opera is that a light-hearted attempt at seduction can have serious and unforeseen consequences.

Additional Information

Cast Voices Principal Roles: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass-Baritone, Bass Supporting Roles: Tenor, Baritone, Bass Bit Roles: 2 Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano Supernumeraries: Leonora's parents, a priest & notary - necessary silent roles. Patrons in tavern - optional Danc
Composition Date 1982
Orchestration 3 3 3 2 - 4 2 3 1; Timp. 2Perc. Hp. Str.