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Rising of the Moon, Thelocked

  • Noël Goodwin

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Opera in three acts by Nicholas Maw to a libretto by Beverley Cross; Glyndebourne Festival Opera, 19 July 1970.

The libretto is an original comedy by an experienced playwright; the composer asked for romance rather than farce and for as many women’s voices as possible. An English army regiment arrives in County Mayo, Ireland, in ...

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