the CIVIL warS – Cologne
A tree is best measured when it is down.
Music by Philip Glass. Libretto by Maita di Nascemi and Robert Wilson. Text in Latin, Italian, and English.
S, Mz, T, Bar, B; 2 speaking parts (M+F); SATB chorus; 2 (pic) .2.(bcl).2/4.3.2 btbn.1/hp/ timp. 3 perc (SD, BD, cym, wdbl)/ str,, fl, cl, bn, 4hn, 2 vln, va, vc, bass.
January 19, 1984 at Cologne
Originally conceived as part of Robert Wilson’s multi-composer epic for the Olympic Games of 1984, the work can also be performed in a concert version.
Dunvagen Music Publishers