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Peggy Glanville-Hicks

Publisher: AMP

The Transposed Heads (1954)
Text Writer
Libretto after a story by Thomas Mann.
Publisher
Associated Music Publishers Inc
Category
Opera and Music Theatre
Year Composed
1954
Duration
1 Hours 20 Minutes
Chorus
SATB chorus
Language
English
Soloist
Tenor, Baritone, Soprano, speaking voice, speaking role
Programme Note
Peggy Glanville-Hicks The Transposed Heads (1954)
Synopsis:
Sita has married Shridaman but soon after falls in love with his friend Nanda. The husband cuts off the lover’s head. Sita in turn beheads her husband and when she places the heads back on the bodies, she finds that she has mixed them up. In the end, all three die so that they can be reunited in the afterworld.

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