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The Merchant of Venice

Opera in three acts and an epilogue after William Shakespeare

Composer: Tchaikowsky, Andre 1935 - 1982

Available to hire




Genre: Vocal

Instrumentation
Wind: Piccolo dbl. 3rd Flute / 2 Flutes / 2 Oboes / Cor Anglais / 3 Clarinets (1. B flat, A / 2. E flat, A, B flat / 3. B flat, A, Bass Clarinet in B flat) / 2 Bassoons / Contrabassoon dbl. 3rd Bassoon Brass: 4 Horns in F / 3 Trumpets in C, B flat (1st dbl. Opt. D) / 3 Trombones / Tuba Percussion: Timpani / Bass Drum / 2 Bongos (1 small, 1 large) / Castanets / Clashed Cymbals / Claves / Suspended Cymbal / Maracas / 2 Side Drums / Tambourine / Tam-tam / 2 Tom-toms (1 small, 1 large) (off-stage) Triangle / Whip / Woodblock / 2 Glockenspiels (1 off-stage) / Tubular Bells (off-stage) / Xylophone Celeste dbl. Piano Harpsichord (Pit harpsichord in addition to Consort harpsichord) Harp Strings On-Stage Consort: Descant Recorder / Treble Recorder / Oboe d’amore in A / Oboe da Caccia in F / 2 Bassoons / Lute / Tabor /Harpsichord Sung Roles: JESSICA (High Soprano) PORTIA (Mezzo-dramatic Soprano) NERISSA (Mezzo-Soprano) ANTONIO (Countertenor) BASSANIO (Tenor) LORENZO (Lyric Tenor) SHYLOCK (Baritone) SALERIO (Baritone) SOLANIO (Bass) GRATIANO (Bass) DUKE OF VENICE (Bass) SATB Chorus and Boys’ Chorus

Format
Full Score, Vocal Score, Libretto, Orchestral parts

Publisher
Josef Weinberger

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