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Transposed Heads, The

Thérèse Radic

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 six scenes by peggy Glanville-hicks to a libretto adapted by the composer, with thomas Mann, from the latter’s novella; Louisville, ky, Columbia Auditorium, 3 April 1954.

The plot is based on an incident from the Hindu epic The Ramayana. An ascetic young Brahmin, Shridaman (tenor), and his low-caste friend Nanda (baritone) approach a temple in the forest. Shridaman enters to pray, is entranced by the goddess of death, Kali (speaking

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