An opera for schools written for soloists, chorus and instrumental ensemble, suitable for children aged 8–13. The libretto is by Jeremy James Taylor. The opera may be sung entirely by soprano and alto voices, but some of the solo roles and chorus parts are also suitable for tenors and basses. There are several speaking roles. The flute part is written for a skilled player. Other instrumental parts are simpler.
All performing material is available to hire at the OUP link below.
Orchestration: fl (+picc), ob, perc, pn (+hpch, cel), str Percussion: glock, SD, xylo, sus cym, tbells