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Camilla Tassi

The Gospel According to the Other Mary. 

composer: John Adams

Relevance to Levi:

Libretto by Peter Sellars where the words of Primo Levi’s “Passover” are 

referenced by Lazarus’ character at the end of Act I.  



 Opera/oratorio with mezzo soprano, contralto, tenor, three countertenors, SATB choir and orchestra composed of piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 3 percussionists playing snare drum, very low bass drum, timbale, low tom-toms, tuned gongs, chimes, almglocken, glockenspiel, large tam-tam, medium tam-tam, small tam-tam, cimbalom, bass guitar, piano, harp, strings. English text.



Full Score: Boosey & Hawkes. 2012

Recording:  Deutsche Grammophone, 0289 479 2243 8 2 CDs, Los Angeles Philharmonic Los Angeles Master Chorale Gustavo Dudamel, 2014. 

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