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Samuel Barber

Publisher: G. Schirmer

A Hand of Bridge (1959)
Text Writer
Libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti
Publisher
G Schirmer Inc
Category
Opera and Music Theatre
Year Composed
1959
Duration
9 Minutes
Language
English, German
Soloist
Baritone, Soprano, Tenor, Alto
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Programme Note
Samuel Barber A Hand of Bridge (1959)
Libretto:
Gian Carlo Menotti


Cast List:

   DAVID, a florid businessman: Baritone
   GERALDINE, his middle-aged wife: Soprano
   BILL, a lawyer: Tenor
   SALLY, his wife: Contralto



Synopsis:
Two bored couples who are playing their customary game of bridge fantasise during the game.



  • Ensemble
    Symphony of the Air
    Soloist(s)
    William Lewis (Tenor), Philip Maero (Baritone), Patricia Neway (Soprano), Eunice Alberts (Alto)
    Conductor
    Vladimir Golschmann
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