Alain Bancquart (1934-2022)

La quête d'Orphée (1962)

dramatic oratorio in four scenes and an interlude


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1962
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Publisher : Inédit
Detailed formation
  • soloists : narrator, tenor, bass voice
  • men's choir
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(contralto, bass voice), 2 flutes, 2 oboes (also English horn), 2 bass clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, 2 percussionists, harp, strings

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