Kepler
Composer: Philip Glass
Librettist: Martina Winkel
Other Artistic Personnel: Dennis Russell Davies (Conductor)
Peter Missotten (Director and Stage design)
Work Web Site: http://www.chesternovello.com/default.aspx?TabId=2432&State_3041=2&workId_3041=37600
Premiere Date: September 20, 2009
Producing Company: Landestheater Linz and Linz09
Description: A portrait opera on the life of German mathmatician, astronomer, and astrologer, and a key figure in the 17th century scientific revolution. He is best known for his eponymous laws of planetary motion, codified by later astronomers based on his works Astronomia nova, Harmonices Mundi, and Epitomoe of Copernican Astronomy. These works provided the foundation for Newton's theory of universal gravitation.
Character List (Major): 2S, Mz, T, Bar, B
Length: 01:45
Total Acts: Not Available
Orchestration: 2 fl, pic, 2 ob (ca), 2 cl, cbcl, 2 bsn - 4 hrn, 3 tpt, 3 tbn, 1 tba - 5 perc - cel, pn, hp - str
Contact: Dunvagen Music Publishers Inc
Address: 257 Park Avenue South, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10010
E-mail Address: pm@schirmer.com
Phone: 212-254-2100
Composer Web Site: http://www.chesternovello.com/default.aspx?TabId=2431&State_2905=2&composerId_2905=540
Publisher Web Site: http://www.chesternovello.com
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