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The Tinker's Curse

a children's opera

Year:  1979   ·  Duration:  1h 10m
Instrumentation:  6 adult soloists, 2 childrens' choirs, string and wind quintets with childrens' percussion (6 players) or piano

Year:  1979
Duration:  1h 10m
Instrumentation  6 adult soloists, 2 childre...

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 2-5 and 43-46

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About

This piece was tailored for performance in Cumbria, United Kingdom, involving local schools, musicians etc. Because of publishing deadlines not being met, the performances were canceled. Story etc. is particularly appropriate for Northern England/ Scotland, but maybe not inappropriate elsewhere.


Commissioned note

Commissioned by IYC Telethon Trust for International Year of the Child


Dedication note

To Marjorie and Ivan Whitehead


Text note

Text by Joan Aitken