Michael Nyman: Facing Goya (Vocal Score Revised 2014)

Books | Opera

Catalogue No: CH65659
Composer: Michael Nyman
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

Facing Goya, Nyman's first full-length opera, is written in four acts on a libretto by Victoria Hardie. Following it's first performance in 2000, it was revised in 2002 and again in 2014.

In it's original arrangement intended for Nyman's own band, the orchestration is as follows: five Violins, two Violas, one Cello, two Double Basses, two each Soprano and Alto Saxophones (doubled), Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Alto Flute, Piccolo, Trumpet and Flugelhorn (doubled), French Horn, Bass Trombone (doubled), Tuba (doubled), Euphonium (doubled), and Electric Guitar.

This work is scored for two Soprano, Tenor and Baritone with Piano reduction.

Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 04 July 2002
Language: English
Publisher: Chester Music