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Hamlet [Dean]

Composer:
Brett Dean
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
Matthew Jocelyn
Description:
Opera in 2 Acts
Notes:

Based on the William Shakespeare play.
Full conductor score published by Boosey and Hawkes.

Time:
14th Century
Place:
Elsinore, Denmark
Role Voice Part Classification
Ophelia Soprano L
Gertrude Mezzo Soprano L
Hamlet Tenor L
Claudius Bass-Baritone L
Rosencrantz Countertenor F
Guildenstern Countertenor F
Polonius Tenor F
Laertes Tenor F
Horatio Baritone F
Player #2 Tenor S
Player #3 Tenor S
Marcellus/Player #4* Baritone S
Ghost/Gravedigger/Player #1* Bass S
Semi-chorus:** Sopranos (2) S (2)
Altos (2) S (2)
Tenors (2) S (2)
Basses (2) S (2)
* Role doublings are as indicated in the score
** As indicated in the score, the Semi-chorus is placed among the instrumental players in the orchestra pit. The Semi-chorus divides into eight parts (one per part) throughout much of the opera.
Please be advised: Contact AGMA for classification if you are combining roles, and/or for classification of unassigned lines, and/or for classification of any combination of Chorus and Solo bits from what has been performed previously.
 
Minimum Chorus:  32
Divisi:  SATB
Chorus Notes:  

The Chorus is on-stage throughout the opera.