Luis de Pablo (1930-2021)

El abrecartas (2015)

opera in a prologue and six scenes


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2015
    • Duration : 2 h 20 mn about
    • Publisher : Suvini Zerboni, Milan
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Vicente Molina Foix, d'après son roman éponyme.

Detailed formation
  • soloists : 2 sopranos, 3 contraltos, countertenor, 4 tenors, 4 baritones
  • children's choir à 10 voix (5 soprano, 5 contralto), mixed choir à 8 voix [in scena] (2 soprano, 2 contralto, 2 tenor, 2 bass voice), mixed choir à 8 voix [a cappella] (2 contralto, 4 tenor, 2 bass voice)
  • 4 flutes, 4 oboes, 4 clarinets, 4 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 2 cornetts, 2 saxophones, electric organ [farfisa] , harp, celesta, 3 timpani, 3 percussionists, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

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