John Tavener (1944-2013)

The Cappemakers (1964)

opera for ten soloists, two narrators, male chorus and ensemble


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1964
    • Duration: 30 mn
    • Publisher: Chester Music
Detailed formation
  • soloists: 10 unspecified soloist voices, 2 narrators
  • men's choir
  • flute, clarinet (also bass clarinet), bassoon, horn, trumpet, percussionist, piano, organ, harp, violin, second violin, viola, cello

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