Treemonisha (Joplin, Scott)
For 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns (Chiappini)
New York: Scott Joplin, 1911.
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18. Aunt Dinah has Blowed de Horn (Finale to Act II)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons and 2 Horns (Chiappini)
- Prelude to Act III
|Alternative Title||Opera in Three Acts|
|Movements/Sections||3 acts (27 numbers)
|Year/Date of Composition||1910|
|First Performance||1915 — Harlem, Lincoln Theater (concert performance with piano)|
1972-01-27 — Atlanta: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Robert Shaw (conductor)
|First Publication||1911 (vocal score)|
1975 (full score - Anderson orchestration)
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||Voices: 3 sopranos (Treemonisha, Monisha, Lucy), 3 tenors (Remus, Andy, Cephus), baritone (Zodzetrick), 4 basses (Ned, Luddud, Simon, Parson Alltalk) + mixed chorus (SATB)|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
|Extra Information||Joplin's original orchestration is lost. The opera has been performed only in orchestrations prepared by others long after the composer's death. Those of Thomas J. Anderson, Gunther Schuller and Rick Banjamin are the ones most often performed today.|