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Sop., Mezzo, Ten., Bar., Mixed Chorus (SATB), 3 Picc. Tpt., Timp.; Hpschd.; Str., (December 22, 1984), (8 min.).
Vocal Score published by Theodore Presser Company (1986), 412-41067.
Performance materials available on rental from Theodore Presser Company: 116-41290.
Recording available on the album Oedipus Tex and Other Choral Calamities.
Dedicated to Patricia Lund.
Commissioned by Philip Brunelle’s Plymouth Music Series in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.
Premiere: January 31, 1985, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, directed by Peter Schickele.
December 26-28 and 30, 1986, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
December 26, 28, and 30, 1990, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.