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Troyens, Les (The Trojans)

Composer:
Hector Berlioz
Original Language:
French
Librettist:
Hector Berlioz
Description:
Opera in V Acts and 9 Tableaux
Notes:

Text based on Books I, II, and IV of Virgil’s epic poem the “Aeneid”. Woven into the opera text are also ideas and events drawn from other parts of the poem (incl. from books XII, III, & V). The first two Acts of the opera are set in Troy. The action of the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Acts takes place in Carthage, the Tyrian city on the north coast of Africa founded by Dido.

Time:
The Trojan War – after the war
Place:
Troy – in and near Carthage
Role Voice Part Classification
Aeneas (Enee) Tenor L
Dido Mezzo-Soprano L
Cassandra (Cassadre) Soprano L
Chorebus (Chorebe) Baritone F
Anna Contralto F
Narbal Bass F
The Shade of Hector/The Ghost of Hector Bass S
Panthus (Panthee) Bass S
Ascanius (Ascagne) Mezzo-Soprano S
Iopas Tenor (High Range) S
Hylas Tenor S
Helenus Tenor S
King Priam / The Ghost of Priam Bass S
Hecuba / The Ghost of Cassandra Mezzo-Soprano S
A Trojan Soldier Baritone B
A Greek Captain Bass B
Andromaque (Pantomime) Mime
Astyanax (Pantomime) Mime
First Sentry (Soldier) Baritone B
Second Sentry (Soldier) Bass B
The Ghost of Cassandra (alone) Mezzo-Soprano B

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The Ghost of Chorebus Baritone B
The Ghost of Hector (alone) Bass B
The Ghost of Priam (alone) Bass B
The God Mercury Bass B (4 meas)
Polyxene Soprano CB
The High Priest of Pluto (Act V, last Sc.) Bass CB
2 Trojan Chiefs Bass CB
 
Minimum Chorus:  60
Divisi:  SATB