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The Rising, An Irish Allegory
Composer:Richard B. Evans
Librettist:Maud GonnePadraic PearseW.B. Yeats
Synopsis
An opportunity to experience the dilemma of the artist's involvement in history through action or creative endeavor, as seen through the persona of W.B. Yeats. Yeats' great love for Maude Gonne is an allegory of his love for Ireland. The four historical characters here resolve the conflicts they were unable to resolve in life, and finally provide hope for peace in Northern Ireland.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
2:00

Musical Style
Lyrical, richly harmonic, rhythmic; tonal and polytonal; chromatic, dramatic; includes adaptations of traditional Irish tunes

Vocal & Musical Forces
Singers: soprano, tenor, baritone, traditional Irish baritone, Irish folk singer; chorus. Instrumentalists: traditional Irish band (Uilleann pipes, whistles, bodhran, fiddle), string orchestra, French horn, pipe organ, piano/harpsichord, 2 percussion, synthesizer.

Original Cast
Recording cast: Nicole Foland, soprano; Dennis McNeil, tenor; Richard Haile, baritone; Christy O’Leary, baritone; Boys of the Lough, Irish Ensemble; The Sonora String Quartet; The University of Washington Singers



 
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