A Musical Drama
in
Two Acts





















 
Lyrics Music Artistic Advisor/Dramaturg
Paul Kavanagh Ross Fiddes Matthew Lazarus-Hall

CAST

in order of singing
Market Seller 1
Market Seller 2
Market Seller 3
Market Seller 4
Market Seller 5
Market Seller 6
Jongleur I
Jongleur 2
HELOISE
Berengar of Poitiers (a student)
Guido of Castello (a student))
John of Salisbury (a student
Geoffrey of Auxerre (a student)
ABELARD
ALBERIC (Archdeacon of Rheims)
DROGO (Abelard's servant)
MARIA (Drogo's girlfriend)
Three Jolly Monks


HIRSINDE (a teaching nun)
CANON FULBERT (Heloise's uncle)
Washerwoman
Guards

Alberic's Henchmen
  Soprano
Soprano
Mezzo/Alto
Mezzo
Tenor
Bass
Tenor
Light Baritone
Mezzo
Tenor
Tenor
Baritone
Bass
Baritone
Bass Baritone
Tenor
Soprano
Tenor
Baritone
Bass
Lyric Soprano
Baritone
Mezzo
Tenor
Tenor
Non singing or speaking
CHORUS

SMALL ORCHESTRATION
(As used for the 1998 Concert performance)
 
SATB (some division)

Single Reed (Cl , Bs Cl., Sax)
Percussion
Piano
Violin I
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Double Bass


(A separate orchestration for Hirsinde 's solo SO THAT'S THE MAN exists as follows:
Fl 1-2, Cl 1-2, Bsn, Hn 1-2. Tpt 1-2. Tbn 1-2, Percussion (2 players), Piano, Strings & Electric Bass)