Philip Glass (1937)

The Fall of the House of Usher (1987)

opéra en deux actes pour solistes et ensemble


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1987
    • Duration : 1 h 30 mn
    • Editor : Dunvagen Music Publishers
    • Commission: American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, MA and the Kentucky Opera
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Arthur Yorinks d’après la nouvelle d’Edgar Allan Poe.

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 solo soprano, 2 solo tenors, 1 solo baritone, 1 solo bass voice
  • 1 flute (also 1 piccolo), 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 horn, 1 percussionist, 1 electric guitar, 1 electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, 2 violins, 1 second violin, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 18 May 1988
    Location :

    American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, MA.