Sons of Noah: Three Lost Chapters from the Bible for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble
LKMP R01395/ HL 42295
Soprano Solo: 4 Flutes (Flutes 1-3 double piccolos, Flute 4 doubles Alto Flute and Bass Flute), 4 Guitars (Guitar 1 doubles Mandolin), 3 Bassoons and Contrabassoon
With text by Philip Littell after the short story by Machado de Assis, Sons of Noah has been described as a "miniature opera." The soprano portrays all the characters as well as narrates this ironic yet stirring allegory on war, religion and family.