The Silver River

The Silver River

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Silver River (1997) is an American chamber opera in one act, with music composed by Bright Sheng, and a libretto by the playwright David Henry Hwang. It was first performed at the Santa Fe, New Mexico Chamber Music Festival in 1997. It also has been performed at the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina; and in major cities such as New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, and London. The Silver River is a chamber opera combining Western opera, drama, and dance with Chinese opera and virtuosic solo playing of the pipa (Chinese lute).show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Strupress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136343193
  • 9786136343198