Central City Opera Festival
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Score for Act One (133 pages) of the opera 'The hanging Judge' with music composed by Normand Lockwood and libretto by Russell Porter. Synopsis of act one typed on first page of score in black ink ' It is about noon on a Saturday morning in May 1861. A 'sociable' is about to begin out under the trees now in near leaf. There are trestle tables with food. The women scurry about, putting the final items on the tables and wory ing about those things woman worry about at such times. The men are...
Abstract Score for Act three (131 pages) of the opera 'The Hanging Judge' with music composed by Normand Lockwood and libretto by Russell Porter. Synopsis of act one typed on first page of score in black ink ' It is an evening in late fall. A square dance is in progress in one of the barn like store buildings that squat and there on the village streets. The dance lively, gay, but not rowdy. Among the dancers may be seen the blue coats of two army officers. No proviate soldiers are in the crowd. On the...
Abstract Score for Act two (112 pages) of the opera 'The Hanging Judge' with music composed by Normand Lockwood and libretto by Russell Porter. Synopsis of act one typed on first page of score in black ink ' It is a rough frontier courtroom. A table will serve as the bar of justice. Behind it, a chiar. Before the table two other chairs, in one of which sits the prisoner, handcuffed and beside him, his lawyer. A burly cheriff stands just behind the prisoner. The few other chairs in the room are filed...
Abstract Bound score (175 pages) with red cover for the opera 'The Lady From Colorado' with music by Robert Ward and libretto by Bernard Stambler. the opera had it's primere performance during the 1964 festival season at the Central City Opera House.
Abstract Score ( one original, one carbon copy, and 15 copies) for the theme song for 'And Perhaps Happiness' composed by Daniel Moe and lyrics by Thomas Ferrill for the 1958 festival production of the same name. Instrumentation for the piece includes voice, violin I & II, viola, cello, bass and english horn (written as oboe part).
Abstract Sheet music (2 copies of score) used by CCOHA ushers written by Taylor Rhodes in 1950.Insdie cover reads; ''The' Ushers Song by Taylor Rhodes. Garbed in their traditional Prince Albert Costumes, the ushers of the Central City Opera House have become uniquely famous. Before each performance you can find a crowd of spectators grouped along historical Eureka street to watch the ushers march up the theater swining this, their very own song. Their happy singing signifies the start of another...
Abstract Vocal score that has been notated for a Central City Production of Donizetti's 'Don Pasquale.'