Philip Glass (1937)

the CIVIL warS - Rome (1983)

A tree is best measured when it is down. Act V - Rome section


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1983
    • Duration : 2 h
    • Editor : Dunvagen Music Publishers
    • Commission: Opera di Roma
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Maita di Nascemi et Robert Wilson (en latin, italien et anglais)

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 solo soprano, 1 solo mezzo-soprano, 1 solo tenor, 1 solo baritone
  • mixed choir à 4 voix
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones (also 1 bass trombone), 1 tuba, 3 percussionists, strings

Creation information

  • Date : March 1984
    Location :

    Opéra de Rome


    Performers :

    Marcello Panni, direction.