Tumbledown Dick, or The Taste of the Times
Composer: Libby Larsen
Librettist: Vern Sutton
Premiere Date: May 16, 1980
Producing Company: The Minnesota Opera Company
Description: Based on a Henry Fielding story.
Character List (Major): The Manager(lyr t)
Alfred Muddle(t)
Fustian(bar)
Emelia(mz)
Nova(mz)
Young Phaeton(col s)
Pierrot(lyr bar)
Harlequin(t buffo)
Character List (Minor): Clymene(s)
Desdemona(lyr mz)
Columbine(s)
Othello(b-bar)
Old Phaeton(b buffo)
Length: 01:30
Total Acts: 2
Chorus: Molly and the Stars(5 Children)
Orchestration: fl(picc), ob, cl, bsn, bcl - tpt - hp, pf, perc(timp, log drum, 3 tom-tom, wdblk, tri, crotale, mar, bell tree, bdrum, orff xyl, fing cym, sus cym, sndrum, vib, glass bowl) - str 5tet - walking stick, stringed vihela-like, gong, frums, shakers, bells
Ballet/Dance: Young Phaeton must have gymnastic abilities
Contact: Libby Larsen
E-mail Address: info@libbylarsen.com
Composer Web Site: http://libbylarsen.com
Publisher Web Site: http://libbylarsen.com
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