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The One Upstairs, A Comic Opera in One Act, Full Orchestral and Individual Parts

By James Nathaniel Holland

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Soprano Voice, Alto Voice, Baritone Voice, Full Orchestra - Advanced - Digital Download
Composed by James Nathaniel Holland. 21st Century, Opera, Contemporary Classical, Broadway, Mother's Day. Score, Set of Parts. 358 pages. Published by James Nathaniel Holland (S0.337951).

Item Number: S0.337951

Full Score and Individual Parts, including singers and actors and stage directions. (Vocal Piano Score and Orchestral Score Only sold separately). THE ONE UPSTAIRS A Comic Opera in One Act Opera (in English) (Opera duration: 1 hour)
Duration: 45 minutes
Perfect vehicle for coloratura and Broadway Alto. Combine with Holland operas called "A New York Triptych" "The Discontented Housewife" (Farce) and "O Holy Art" (tragedy) (both sold separately) for a full length evening of fun and accessible American contemporary opera.
Instrumentation: Picc, Fl12, Ob12, Cl12, Bsn, Hrn12, Trp, Trom, Tim, Perc (or Drm set), glock, piano, strings
Singers: Coloratura, Alto, Soprano, Baritone, 1 Actor Speaking part, 3 non-singing extras.
BRIEF SYNOPSIS: An unsuspecting woman moves into a volatile apartment situation with a crazy neighbor above who keeps banging on the floor at the slightest provocation. It's war! Find out who wins and how in the end. Perfect opera for high school, university or young voices with strong coloratura and alto actress.
Dream cast would be: Kristen Chenoweth (Loie), Whoopi Goldberg or Tracey Ullman (Barbara), and Audra McDonald (Adele)
Composer's website:
YouTube Presentation with piano and singers:

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