Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Timpani, Multi-Percussion, Percussion Ensemble, Harp - Advanced - Digital Download
Composed by James Nathaniel Holland. 21st Century, Opera, Contemporary Classical, Musicals. Set of Parts. 284 pages. Published by James Nathaniel Holland (S0.474993).
Item Number: S0.474993
On the Wings of the Scarlet Messenger by American composer James Nathaniel Holland. This is part 2 of 2 publications of the individual instrument parts for the opera. Full Score (in concert pitch), Piano Vocal Score, and Instruments Part 1 (woodwinds and brass) sold separately. The instrumental parts included in part 2 publication are (strings, harp, timpani and percussion) and this part can be used to enhance a production with the piano/vocal score.
Opera synopsis: This 21st Century opera or musical drama is adapted from the classic novel of Henry James, "On the Wings of a Dove" except it is set in the mythical South Pacific island of Soon Rafa. Leads include soprano, mezzo soprano, tenor, and bass with chorus, Asian dance and minor roles. One of the few operas with a love duet between a soprano and bass. Great ensemble scenes. Great for university productions and young voices. Dramatic and beautiful orchestration. Yet to be premiered.
YouTube Demo playlist presentation: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEcbVsA36MCvHG_MTBdv7x2UNjwG27sMa
Composer website: http://lacoronadelossantos.net/jamesnathanielholland.html
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