Scripts: Librettos for Operas and Other Musical Works by James ReaneyScripts: Librettos for Operas and Other Musical Works by James Reaney

Scripts: Librettos for Operas and Other Musical Works

byJames ReaneyEditorJohn Beckwith

Paperback | October 15, 2004

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The late James Reaney remains one of Canada's favourite poets and playwrights; at the intersection of his dramatic and poetic talents is Scripts , a collection of musical writings. There are nine complete works here, including the chamber opera Night-blooming Cereus , the poetry/music collage (and Governor General's Award winner) Twelve Letters to a Small Town , the Canada Dot, Canada Dash trilogy and operas Shivaree , Taptoo! and Serinette . Many of these pieces have been published individually, but none are in print, and they have never been amassed.
James Reaney lived in London, Ontario. He was the author of many experimental plays for children and adults, short stories, a childrens novel, a non-fiction book on the national tour of The Donnelly Trilogy, a good many important essays, and several volumes of poetry, best known and loved of which are A Suit of Nettles and 12 Letters t...
Title:Scripts: Librettos for Operas and Other Musical WorksFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:360 pages, 8.75 × 5.25 × 0.95 inShipping dimensions:8.75 × 5.25 × 0.95 inPublished:October 15, 2004Publisher:Coach House BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1552451496

ISBN - 13:9781552451496