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Rachel Le Rossignol's libretto is a modern interpretation of Aristophanes' "The Birds", set to music by Andrew Perkins. The themes covered in this comic Singspiel include the evils of corporate greed, media misinformation, corruption, war-mongering, depletion of the environment, pollution, deforestation, climate change, and the reestablishment of informed democracy, peace, and love.
In this version, the dialogue is replaced by narration (see full version here).
For a CD recording of this work, contact Bach Musica NZ.
- Song of Corporate Greed
- Song of Destruction
- Building Song of Hope
4b. Epops and Nightingale Interpolations
- Parade of the Birds
- Genealogy of the Birds
- Song of the Nightingale
- Hymn of the Birds
- Song of Commandments
- Duet - Iris and Good Hope
- Song of Attempted Invasion of Opportunists
- Prometheus' Warning and Advice Song
- Song of the Representatives of Earth's Evils
- Restored Harmony and Sovereignty
- Chorus of Harmony and Peace
Libretto by Rachel Le Rossignol, based on the play "The Birds" by Aristophanes