Joseph Horovitz: Horrortorio


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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: SATB, Piano Accompaniment (SATB/PFA)
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced - Explain this
Composer: Joseph Horovitz
Catalogue #: NOV200162
ISBN: 9780853606093
This Item Earns 13 Musicroom Points

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This work of verbal and musical caricature for SATB soli, chorus and piano reduction was composed in memory of Gerard Hoffnung. The composer writes: We think that the present public appetite for horror could be best ridiculed by using oratorio form to present actions too horrific to be staged... The framework is that of the nuptial cantata, with a collection of noble dramatis personae from all periods.



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Customer Rating For choral societies prepared to let their hair down this grotesque but cleverly constructed work, dating from the third Hoffnung Concert, would make a hilarious first half, possibly using suitably qualified society members in some of the solo roles.
The humour is best realised if treated "mock serioso". The original non-PC ending won't do, however, and the suggested alternative could be improved upon. Apart from falling back on G&S, finding a suitable second half might be a problem for selection committees! Perhaps a choral/orchestral mix on wedding themes, to contrast with the blood-curdling nuptials of Dracula's daughter.
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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: Not specified
Format: Vocal Score
Length: 44 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Novello & Co Ltd.

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