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Montezuma

Composer:
Roger Sessions
Original Language:
English, with some phrases in Latin, Spanish, and Nahuatl
Librettist:
Giuseppe Antonio Borgese
Description:
Opera in Three Acts
Notes:

after the memoirs of Bernal Diaz del Castillo

Time:
1519-1520
Place:
Mexico
Role Voice Part Classification
Malinche Soprano L
Montezuma Tenor L
Pedro de Alvarado Tenor L
Hernán Cortez Baritone L
Bernal Diaz del Castillo, the Old Bass L
Bernal Diaz del Castillo, the Young Tenor F
Jeronimo Aguilar Baritone F
Fray Olmedo de la Merced Bass F
Cuanuhtemoc Baritone S
Seven Indian Girls Sopranos (7) B
Indian Princess #1 Soprano B
Indian Princess #2 Mezzo-Soprano B
Lord Cacamatzin of Texcoco Tenor B
Teuhtlilli Tenor B
The Cacique of Cempoalla Tenor B
A Soldier in Cortez’s army Tenor B
Conquistador #1 Tenor B
Conquistador #2 Baritone B
Conquistador #3 Bass B
A Veteran Baritone B
Netzahualcoyotl Bass B
Lord of Tacuba Tenor CB
Coryphaeus Tenor CB

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A Deacon Tenor CB
One in the crowd Tenor CB
Another in the crowd Tenor CB
A third in the crowd Tenor CB
Indian #1 Tenor CB
Indian #2 Tenor CB
Indian #3 Baritone CB
Indian #4 Bass CB
Passer-by #1 Baritone CB
Passer-by #2 Baritone CB
Guidela Baritone CB
Four Army Drummers Baritones (4) CB
A voice in the crowd Bass CB
Another voice in the crowd Baritone CB
 
Minimum Chorus:  60
Divisi:  SATB