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Post-minimalist; lyrical; references to American popular music, jazz, and swing.
Vocal & Musical Forces
bass-baritone, two baritones, three mezzo-sopranos (or three contraltos), tenor, 2 sopranos; satb chorus; ballet (8 required).
Sanford Sylvan (Chou En-lai)
James Maddalena (Richard Nixon)
Thomas Hammons (Henry Kissinger)
Mari Opatz (Nancy T'ang, 1st secretary to Mao)
Stephanie Friedman (2nd secretary to Mao)
Marion Dry (3rd secretary to Mao)
John Duykers (Mao Tse-tung)
Carolann Page (Pat Nixon)
Trudy Ellen Craney (Chiang Ch'ing)
Steven Ochoa (Hung Ch'ang-Ch'ing)
Heather Toma (Wu Ching-hua)
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