Universal Edition - Sir Richard Rodney Bennett – A Penny for a Song

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
A Penny for a Song

Year of composition: 1966/1967
Subtitle: Opera in 2 acts
Composer: Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
Text Author: John Whiting
Librettist: Colin Graham
Original Language: Englisch
Translator: Kurt Herrmann
Parts: Pippin, hoher Sopran / William Humpage, Baßbariton / Sir Timothy Bellboys, Tenor / Lamprett Bellboys, Bariton / Hester Bellboys, Alt / Dorcas Bellboys, Sopran / Edward Sterne, Bariton / Ein kleiner Junge, stumme Rolle / Hallam Matthews, Tenor / Samuel Breeze, Bariton / George Selincourt, Baßbariton / Reverend Joseph Brotherhood, Baß / James Giddy, Sprechrolle / Rufus Pigott, Sprechrolle
Instrumentation details:
2·2·2·2 - 2·2·2·0 - timp., perc. (3) - hp., cel., pno. - str. - on stage: hpsd., tpt., tamburo
Scenery: 1
Duration: 120′
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World Première

Location: London / Great Britain
Date: 1967

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