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Through-composed, diatonic, accessible, and eclectic; American neo-classic style; some melodies evoke 17th-century Protestant hymnody; some parlando; influenced by Hindemith, Puccini, and popular song, among others
Vocal & Musical Forces
Two flutes (dbl. piccolo), 2 oboes (dbl. Eng. horn), 2 clarinets (dbl. bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (dbl. contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, tenor trombone, bass trombone, timpani, percussion, harp, strings; 4 sopranos, 2 mezzo-sopranos, 2 contraltos, 4 tenors, 2 baritones, 2 basses, SATB chorus; Robert Ward made a reduced orchestration of the work for Chicago Opera Theater in 1985
Patricia Brooks (Abigail Williams)
Frances Bible (Elizabeth Proctor)
Chester Ludgin (John Proctor)
Norman Treigle (Reverend John Hale)
Norman Kelley (Reverend Samuel Parris)
Eunice Alberts (Rebecca Nurse)
Ken Neate (Judge Danforth)
Debria Brown (Tituba)
Mary LeSawyer (Ann Putnam)
Paul Ukena (Thomas Putnam)
Lorna Cenicero (Ruth Putnam)
Joy Clements (Mary Warren)
Spiro Malas (Francis Nurse)
Maurice Stern (Giles Corey)
Harry Theyard (Ezekiel Cheever)
Joan Kelm (Sarah Good)
Helen Guile (Susanna Walcott)
Nancy Roy (Mercy Lewis)
Elizabeth Schwering (Martha Sheldon)
Beverly Evans (Bridget)
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