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Music Text

Libretto by the composer, after the novel by Emily Brontë (E)

Scoring

2S,M,4T,Bar,B; chorus
2(II=picc).2(II=corA).2(II=bcl).2-2.2.2.0-timp.perc(1):SD/cyms/
susp.cym/gong-harp-strings

Abbreviations (PDF)

Publisher

Boosey & Hawkes

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

Opera
For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
7/16/1958
Sante Fe, New Mexico
Irving Guttman, director / Santa Fe Opera / John Crosby
Press Quotes

"Wuthering Heights has audience appeal... The music illustrates the events which take place around the classic scenes between the two lovers. The couple has everything which makes for great opera: a wealth of emotions, passion, poetry. And set in a continual vocal-dramatic high tension..."
Freie Presse


Subjects
Recommended Recording
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Florentine Opera Company
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
John Mechavich, conductor; Georgia Jarman; Kelly Markgraf; Heather Buck
Reference Recordings

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