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The Spy
Composer:Lionel Lackey
Librettist:Lionel Lackey
Synopsis
During the American Revolution, Frances Wharton tries to save the life of her brother, who is to be hanged for his loyalty to the British. She is helped by the Spy, Harvey Birch, who is persecuted as a British agent but is secretly working for "Mr. Harper," George Washington's closest confidant. Meanwhile, Frances' sister Sarah almost marries a bigamist; Frances is temporarily fearful that her fiance, Major Dunwoodie, loves a mysterious visitor named Isabella.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:04

Musical Style
Nineteenth-century harmony, several set pieces, frequently recurring leitmotifs

Vocal & Musical Forces
Singers: 6 men's roles, 7 women's roles. Orchestra: chamber scoring for violin, cello, flute, bassoon, piano.



 
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