Oltre Narciso
Cantata profana per una azione scenica su libretto dell’autore
Characters: Stesso - the sorcerer (baritone), Altra - the conscience of Stesso, fire (mezzo soprano), Nature (male chorus); on the stage a male (Stesso) and female (La Creatura) dancer act out the tale
Instruments: quintet (principal oboe, violin I, violin II, viola, 'cello), 3 flutes, oboe, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, 4 percussion groups (timpani, tubular bells, glockenspiel, vibraphone, marimba, flexaton, saw), harp, piano, 2 double basses
Composition year: 1982
(c): Suvini Zerboni 1982
Catalogue number: 9020 (score on sale or supplied with the hire material and on perusal)
9021 (material on hire)
9022 (reduction)
9021/1 (libretto)
Commissions: Conservatorio G. Verdi, Milan, Teatro alla Scala, Arezzo/Opera Studio
First performance: Milan, Piccola Scala, 20.9.1982
cond. A. Allemandi
Duration: 40'