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Africaine, L’ (African Maid, The)

Composer:
Giacomo Meyerbeer
Original Language:
French
Librettist:
Eugène Scribe
Description:
Opera in Five Acts
Time:
Early 16th Century
Place:
Lisbon; On a ship at sea; India
Role Voice Part Classification
Selika Soprano L
Ines, daughter of Don Diego Soprano L
Vasco Da Gama, officer in Portuguese Navy Tenor L
Nelusko, a slave Baritone L
Don Pedro, President of the Royal Council Bass L
Don Alvar, Member of the Council Tenor F
Anna, Ines's attendant Mezzo Soprano S
High Priest of Brahma Baritone S
Don Diego, Member of the Council Bass S
Grand Inquisitor Bass S
Chorus of Sailors Tenors I, II CB
Basses I, II CB
Usher Tenor CB
Priest Tenor CB
 
Minimum Chorus:  48
Divisi:  SATB [Chorus of 8 Bishops - Act I]