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The One Upstairs, A Comic Opera in One Act, Full Orchestral Score Only

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By James Nathaniel Holland

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Full Orchestra - Level 5 - Digital Download
Composed by James Nathaniel Holland. Broadway, Contemporary, Opera. Score and parts. 140 pages. James Nathaniel Holland #3482897. Published by James Nathaniel Holland (A0.730442).

Item Number: A0.730442

Full Score Only (Vocal Piano Score and Orchestral Score with individual parts sold separately). THE ONE UPSTAIRS A Comic Opera in One Act (Opera in English) (Opera duration: 1 hour) Piano Vocal Score  
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)
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