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Difficulty of Crossing a Field, The (France/Mouawad performing edition)

Composer:
David Lang
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
Mac Wellman
Description:
An opera with string quartet
Notes:

Based on a story by Ambrose Bierce.

This classification is of the performing edition by Hal France and Jerry Mouawad for Portland Opera in 2017.

Time:
July 1854
Place:
Alabama
Role Voice Part Classification
Williamson Girl Soprano L
Mrs. Williamson Mezzo Soprano L
Boy Sam Tenor L
Presiding Magistrate Spoken F
Virginia Creeper Soprano S
Andrew Bass S
Mr. Williamson Spoken S
Old Woman Contralto B
Armour Wren Spoken B
Soprano Slave Soprano B
Alto Slave Alto B
Tenor Slave Tenor B
Bass Slave Bass B
 
Minimum Chorus:  No chorus