Mikhail Kollontay
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for 15 instrumentalists, mezzo-soprano, bass, and a mime or a ballet

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op.46 (2000)

Dedication: to Soloists of the Bolshoi

Other author(s): words by Menander (from Dyscolos, translated into English by Eric W. Handley)

Scoring:
mezzo-soprano, bass, ballet or mime; Fl(=Picc),Ob,Cl(A),Fg,Cor(F),Tr(B),Trne,1 Perc (1 o 2 Triang,2 Toms,Ptti(1 sosp),T-no(ad lib.),T-ro mil,Temple-block(3 o 2),Bongos(2),Legno,Wood- block,Cow-bells(2),Frusta,Raganella,C-ne tubolari(H,E)

Theatralization: a large one is necessary

Duration: 8′

Performance: Marina Shutova (mezzo-soprano), Pyotr Gluboky (bass), Ensemble of Chamber Music of Bolshoi Theatre, art director Alexander Golyshev; ballet group of Bolshoi Theatre; Norway, 2000 - exact place and date unknown; a version without trumpet and trombone was performed, with a limited number of percussion instruments

Extra info
1. English language is used.
2. There is the version for 13 performers (without trumpet and trombon).

Edition/Recordings
audio: no information
music score and piano score: no edition information
parts: author's archive, author's website

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