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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
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Marrying the Hangman
Ronald Caltabiano
Margaret Atwood
Nicholad Kok, Conductor; Benjamin Twist, Director; Soutra Gilmour, Designer; Simon Opie, Lighting Designer
http://www.presser.com/Composers/info.cfm?Name=RONALDCALTABIANO#CatOpera
July 11, 1999
Psappha chamber ensemble
In eighteenth-century Québec, the only way for someone under sentence of death to escape hanging was, for a man, to become a hangman, or, for a woman, to marry one. In 1738, Françoise Laurent, sentenced to hang for stealing, persuaded Jean Corolère, in the next cell, to apply for the vacant post of executioner, and also to marry her…
courtesy of Theodore Presser Company
Françoise Laurent(mzo)
00:45
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fl(picc/afl), cl(bcl) - perc, pf, vln, vc
Merion Music, Inc. (Theodore Presser Company)
588 North Gulph Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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