The Pagoda of Flowers (Woodforde-Finden, Amy)
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|Work Title||The Pagoda of Flowers|
|Alternative Title||A Burmese Story in Song ; Lyrische Opera in I Acte|
|Year/Date of Composition||1922 May-October|
|Librettist||(Captain) F.J. Fraser|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||voices, chorus and orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes (English horn), 2 clarinets (B♭, A), 2 bassoons, 4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, timpani, triangle, tamtam, tambourine, celesta, harp, strings|
"F.J. Fraser" referred to in other contexts elsewhere as "Captain Fraser"; wrote other texts set to music by Woodforde-Finden and others.
Chorus enters on page 4.
While operas don't typically have keys, this one does open and end in C minor.