Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012)

Inquest of Love (1991)

opera in two acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991
    • Duration : 2 h 15 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music, Londres
    • Commission: English National Opera
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Jonathan Harvey et David Rudkin

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 3 solo sopranos [1. Ann ; 2. Elspeth ; 3. the Psychopomp] , solo mezzo-soprano [Philia] , solo tenor [Josh] , solo baritone [John] , solo bass voice [Abbot]
  • mixed choir à 6 voix (soprano [], mezzo-soprano [], contralto [], tenor [], bass voice [effectifs non précisés]), male choir(baritone [], bass voice [effectifs non précisés])
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet [en mi b] , 1 bass clarinet, 1 alto saxophone), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 3 percussionists, 2 harp, 3 electronic/MIDI keyboards/synthesizers [2 DX7 II Yamaha et SY77 Yamaha] , 10 violins, 10 second violins, 8 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 5 June 1993
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Coliseum


    Performers :

    l'English National Opera, direction : Mark Elder.