• Samuel Barber
  • A Hand of Bridge (1959)

  • G Schirmer Inc (World)
  • 1111/0100/perc/pf/2vn.va.vc.db
  • Baritone, Soprano, Tenor, Alto
  • 9 min
  • Libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti
  • English, German

Programme Note

Gian Carlo Menotti

Cast List:

   DAVID, a florid businessman: Baritone
   GERALDINE, his middle-aged wife: Soprano
   BILL, a lawyer: Tenor
   SALLY, his wife: Contralto

Two bored couples who are playing their customary game of bridge fantasise during the game.

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