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Crossed Wires [1997]

Composer
Year of composition
1997
Lyricist
John Pitts
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
10 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available
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Crossed Wires was written for an Opera and Music Theatre project with the SPNM, and was performed in the Lawrence Batley Theatre in the Huddersfield Festival 1997.

The story… Peter thinks he has the perfect marriage - he is forever making gifts to bestow on his wife, Sarah. All she wants is a bit of attention, but she can't see to distract him from his gadget-making in the shed. His latest invention, the ultimate creation, is JUDY, a robot who is programmed to be the perfect housemaid. Sarah gets a touch jealous…

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