Repertoire Search

Robert Xavier Rodríguez

Publisher: G. Schirmer

The Old Majestic (1988)
Publisher
Alhambra RXR
Category
Opera and Music Theatre
Sub Category
Grand Opera
Year Composed
1988
Duration
1 Hours 30 Minutes
Chorus
off-stage chorus
Language
English
Solo Instrument(s)
2 Sopranos, 2 Mezzo Sopranos, Tenor, Baritone, Bass Baritone, Bass
Programme Note
Robert Xavier Rodríguez The Old Majestic (1988)
Synopsis:

A poignant backstage comedy set in 1930. The stock market has just crashed and the vaudeville performers at the great and ornate Majestic Theatre see that the new talking movies signal the end of an era. To provide a period flavour, the composer has included bits of popular old songs and the libretto includes fragments of actual vaudeville routines and reminiscences of celebrated vaudevillians, particularly the colorful Eddie Cantor.



View Full Score - Act II

Close X

Newsletter Signup

Please fill in this form to receive regular news




Click here to receive regular news
© Copyright 2014 Music Sales Classical. Part of the Music Sales Group.