John Webber - Snow White and the Three Pigs

children's opera in seven scenes

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    John Webber - Snow White and the Three Pigs

    children's opera in seven scenes

    Original title “Es War Einmal”

    Libretto by Marianne Webber
    Translated from the German by Deirdre Cooper, Anne Crowden, Debra Golata, Duncan Johnstone, Caroline Webber, and Marianne Webber

    Commissioned by the Jugendmusikschule der Stadt Wesselling, Germany, 1980.

  • personnel

    Orchestra:
    flute, oboe, bassoon

    triangle
    suspended cymbal, crash cymbals, tam tam
    sand paper blocks
    tambourine, bass drum
    wind machine, thunder machine

    piano

    strings

    Characters in order of appearance:
    Fairy Queen (speaking role)
    Chorus of Hunters
    Three Pigs, Wolf
    Snow White
    Hansel and Gretel
    Seven Dwarves
    Trees, Clouds, and Butterflys, silent roles
    during the Intermezzo
    Evil Queen
    Evil Queen’s mirror reflection
    Prince

  • scores
  • Crowden School premiere
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