Montezuma
Composer: Roger Sessions
Librettist: G.A. Borgese
Premiere Date: April 19, 1964
Description: Based on the memoirs of Bernal Diaz del Castillo, a soldier who accompanied Cortez to Mexico, the opera tells of the landing of the Spaniards in Mexico and their dealings with the Aztecs and the emperor, Montezuma. A classic tale from history of trust and betrayal, it ends with the death of Montezuma at the hands of the Aztecs.
courtesy of Theodore Presser Company
Length: 02:0
Total Acts: 3
Orchestration: 3 fl, 3 ob, 4 cl, 3 bsn – 4 hrn, 4 tpt, 3 tbn, tba - timp, perc, pf, cel, hp - str
Contact: Theodore Presser Company
Address: 588 North Gulph Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
E-mail Address: promotion@presser.com
Phone: 610-592-1222
Publisher Web Site: http://www.ebmarks.com/
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