Nico Muhly (1981)

Marnie (2017)

for fifteen solo voices, choir and orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2017
    • Duration : 2 h
    • Publisher : St. Rose Music Publishing
    • Commission: The Metropolitan Opera
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Nicholas Wright

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(sopranochild voice, 5 soprano, mezzo-soprano, 2 contralto, countertenor, 3 tenor, baritone, bass voice), unspecified choir
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos, alto flute), 2 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 2 contrabassoons), 4 horns, 3 trumpets (also piccolo trumpet), 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, 4 percussionists, piano (also celesta), harp, strings

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