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Dove Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht Music by Jonathan Dove English Translation by David Hare Vocal Score

EP71037


JONATHAN DOVE

Bertolt Brecht Mother Courage and Her Children Music by Jonathan Dove English translation by David Hare

Vocal Score

EIGENTUM DES VERLEGERS

ALLE RECHTE VORBEHALTEN

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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All rights of theatrical, radio and television performance, mechanical, electrical and electronic reproduction in any form (including film), graphic reproduction are strictly reserved. The purchase, loan or hire of this Score does not convey the right to perform the work, permission for which must be obtained from the rights owners. A licence to perform David Hare’s translation of Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht must be obtained in advance from Samuel French Inc. of 45 West 25th Street, New York, New York 10010 or their authorized agents. A licence to perform the music by Jonathan Dove for David Hare’s translation of Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht must be obtained in advance from Jerold Couture of Fitelson, Lasky, Aslan & Couture, 551 Fifth Avenue, Suite 605 New York, New York 10176 USA or their authorized agents. The full score and instrumental parts for the music by Jonathan Dove for David Hare’s translation of Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht are available on hire from Peters Edition Limited of 2-6 Baches Street, London N1 6DN, UK, tel: + 44 207 553 4020, fax: + 44 207 490 4921, e-mail: hire@editionpeters.com.

This score reflects the state of editorial work and correction as of September 2005


JONATHAN DOVE Bertolt Brecht Mother Courage and Her Children Music by Jonathan Dove English translation by David Hare

Contents Page 1. Prelude & Entrance of Mother Courage

1

2. Sergeant's Song

10

4. Eilif ’s Song

13

5. Entr’acte

19

6. Yvette’s Song

20

7. Panic

23

8. Chaplain’s Song

24

9. Entr’acte

30

10A. Entrance of Angry Soldier

30

10. Song of the Great Capitulation

31

11. Entr’acte

37

12. Victory March

38

13. Entr’acte; The Soldier at the Bar

40

14. Funeral March

41

15. Mother Courage Sings (End of Act 1)

46

16. Act 2 Prelude

50

17. Death of Eilif

50

18. “Nobody thinks the war has yet been glutted”

51

19. Cook’s Song

54

20. Song of Home

62

21. Lullaby

67

22. Finale

68


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Photo © Andrew Palmer

Jonathan Dove ( *1959) studierte bei Robin Holloway an der Universität Cambridge Komposition und arbeitete als freischaffender Korrepetitor und Arrangeur. Erste größere Werke entstanden in Zusammenarbeit mit dem englischen Glyndebourne Festival, darunter die Oper Flight – ein Auftragswerk der Glyndebourne Touring Opera, das ihm zum Durchbruch verhalf. Sein Opernschaffen umfasst außerdem The Adventures of Pinocchio, Swanhunter, die Kinderoper The Hackney Chronicles, When She Died – das die Reaktionen auf den Tod von Prinzessin Diana beleuchtet – sowie Man on the Moon. Zu seinen Orchesterwerken zählen das Posaunenkonzert Stargazer sowie Moonlight Revels für Trompete und Saxofon. 2008 erhielt Dove den Ivor Novello Award für klassische Musik, und 2010 bildete A Song of Joys den Auftakt zur „Last Night of the Proms“.

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Mother Courage and Her Children

Jonathan Dove (b. 1959) studied composition with Robin Holloway at Cambridge and worked as a freelance repetiteur, animateur and arranger. His first major projects came via Glyndebourne, including his breakthrough commission, the opera Flight, for Glyndebourne Touring Opera. Other operatic works include The Adventures of Pinocchio, Swanhunter, children’s opera The Hackney Chronicles, When She Died – examining the response to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales – and Man on the Moon. Works for orchestra include the trombone concerto Stargazer, and Moonlight Revels for trumpet and saxophone. Dove was presented with the Ivor Novello Award for Classical Music in 2008, and in 2010 A Song of Joys opened the Last Night of the Proms.

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