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Harriet, the Woman called ‘Moses’

Hugo Cole

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Opera in two acts by thea Musgrave to her own libretto; Norfolk, Virginia, 1 March 1985.

The libretto is based on the true story of Harriet Tubman, an escaped slave who led more than 300 of her people to freedom, surviving to fight in the American Civil War. Harriet (soprano), having found refuge in the North with the Quaker Mr Garrett (bass), recalls in dreams her life as a slave. On the death of her

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