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Peter Lieberson

ASHOKA’S DREAM Libretto by Douglas Penick

Act II

From the G. Schirmer Rental Library. date of printing: _____________

Associated Music Publisher's, Inc. New York, NY


Peter Lieberson

ASHOKA’S DREAM Libretto by Douglas Penick

Act II

Commissioned by the Santa Fe Opera

Associated Music Publisher's, Inc. New York, NY


Act II Contents Scene 1.......................................................248 Scene 2.......................................................272 Scene 3.......................................................312 Scene 4.......................................................323 Scene 5.......................................................341 Scene 6.......................................................352 Scene 7.......................................................373 Scene 8.......................................................424 Scene 9.......................................................440 Scene 10.....................................................449 Scene 11.....................................................465

Cast of Characters Ashoka, Emperor of India_______________________ High Baritone Lakshmi, Queen of India_____________________________ Soprano Triraksha, Queen of India______________________ Mezzo Soprano Girika______________________________________________ Tenor Four Ministers: Cankya, Prime Minister____________________________ Bass Raga__________________________________________ Tenor Kroda_______________________________________ Baritone Madu___________________________________________ Bass

Four Elements (Earth, Water, Fire & Air)____________ 2 Sopranos Mezzo Soprano Contralto Sage_____________________________________________ Baritone Chorus


Instrumentation

3 Flutes (2nd & 3rd doubling Piccolo) 2 Oboes (2nd doubling English Horn) 2 Clarinets in B (2nd doubling A & E = Clarinets) Bass Clarinet (doubling Contrabass Clarinet) 2 Bassoons (2nd doubling Contrabassoon) 4 Horns in F 3 Trumpets in C 3 Trombones Tuba Timpani Percussion (2 Players) Harp Piano/Celesta

Strings


248

Act II Scene 1 Prelude = 44 1., solo Fl.

2.

1 2 cant. Piccolo

Picc. cant.

3

1., solo Ob.

1 2

3

dolce e cant.

3

1 5

Cl. in B

poch.

2

poch.

solo Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F

soli 2 4 dolce e cant.

al sord. 1 Tpt. in C

al sord. 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

CD EFG A B

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

(Ashoka lies asleep. Triraksha nurses him.)

= 44

con sord.

I

Vn.

div. a3

con sord. II

con sord. Va.

poco

poco

poco

poco

Vc.

pizz. Cb. *During the prelude, all instrumental entries should be well-balanced to form a seamless series of lines. “Solo” or brackets refer to motives that should be brought out—but not at the expense of a good balance with the accompaniment.


249 4 Fl.

(2.)

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2 solo

solo 1

espr.

Cl. in B

poco

poch.

solo

solo

2

espr.

poco poch.

3

solo

Bs. Cl. in B

poch.

solo

poch.

1 cant.

3

3

Bsn.

poch. 2

soli 1 3 Hn. in F

poco 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

div. a3

3

I

Vn.

poco

unis. II

Va.

con sord. 3

Vc. poch.

arco Cb.


250 7 Fl.

1. solo

1 2 3

3

cant. solo

Picc.

1., solo Ob.

1 2 cant.

1 Cl. in B 2

5

solo

6

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1. al sord. 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

to Celesta

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

unis.

div. a2 I div.

Vn.

poch.

II

poch. div. Va.

pizz. Vc.

Cb.

slow arpeggio


251 9 Fl.

Flute 2 to Piccolo

2.: Piccolo

1 2 3

3

Picc. 3 3

Ob.

5

1 2

5

3

3

1 cant.

3

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4 con sord. 1 5

3

Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Celesta

to Piano

12 10

Cel.

â?‰

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

unis. div. a3 I 3

cant.

5

poco

Vn. II

unis. Va.

div., arco Vc. 3

div., pizz. Cb.

3


252 11

(2. Picc.) Piccolo to Flute 2

Fl. Picc.

1 2 5

3 5

poch.

Picc. 9 5

Ob.

1.

1 2 7

1 Cl. in B

poch. 2 poch.

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4 marc. poch.

7

1 3

Tpt. in C

2. con sord.

Tbn.

3

3. con sord.

7

2 3

3

3 3

3

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Piano

Pno.

Timp.

Vib., motor off 1 3

3

3

3

poco

Perc.

â?‰ 2

via sord. I poco Vn.

via sord.

unis. II poco via sord.

4 sole, senza sord.

via sord.

unis., senza sord.

3

Va. poco

marc.

Vc. poco

marc.

unis., arco Cb. poco

marc.

3

3

3


253 1.

13 Fl.

1 2 poco

Picc. poco 3

3

Ob.

1 2 poco

3

3

3

3

1 Cl. in B 3

2

5

Bs. Cl. in B

5

sub. 1 poco

Bsn. 2

poco

1. con sord. poco 3

1. via sord.

3

1 3

poco

Hn. in F 2 4

poco 3

1 dolce Tpt. in C

3. 2 3 dolce

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

D poco

Harp

to Celesta

Pno.

Timp.

Low Sus. Cym., soft stick 1

Perc.

Tamtam, B.D. beater 2 ma sonoro

senza sord.

al sord.

I 3

espr. Vn.

senza sord. II espr. Tutte, senza sord.

ord.

Va. espr. div., pizz.

unis., arco

Vc. espr. poco

pizz. Cb. poco

3


254 16 Fl.

1 2

7

Picc. 3

3

Ob.

1 2

3

3

sempre 1 7

3

3

sempre

Cl. in B

3

3

2 7

sempre Bs. Cl. in B

5

sempre

9

1 9 5

sempre Bsn.

5

to Contrabassoon

2 9

sempre

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Cel.

Timp.

Med. Sus. Cym.

High Sus. Cym.

1

Perc. 2

con sord. I

Vn.

5

6

6

5

div., con sord. II

(senza sord.) pizz. Va. (senza sord.) pizz. Vc. sonoro

Cb.

sonoro 3

3


255 18 Fl.

1 2 dolce

Picc. dolce

Ob.

1 2

1 dolce Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1. senza sord. 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

D

Celesta

to Piano

Cel.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

senza sord. via sord. I legato unis., senza sord. Vn.

via sord. II legato

arco Va.

Vc.

Cb.

attacca


256

= 120 22 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

solo Bs. Cl. in B marc. Bsn.

1

Contrabassoon Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. B.D., with B.D. beater 1 Perc. 2

cresc. poco a poco

cresc.

Air

What

ri

ses

in

the

smoke

of

bat

tle?

What

is

an

an

te

lope’s

leap?

an

an

te

lope’s

leap?

an

an

te

lope’s

leap?

an

an

te

lope’s

leap?

cresc.

cresc. poco a poco Fire

What

ri

ses

in

the

smoke

of

bat

tle?

What

is cresc.

cresc. poco a poco Water

What

ri

ses

in

the

smoke

of

bat

tle?

What

is cresc.

cresc. poco a poco Earth

What

ri

= 120 I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

ses

in

the

smoke

of

bat

tle?

What

is


257 26 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Air

Who

is

the

dark

and

hid

den

one?

Bla

tant

and

in

es

cap

a

ble.

Who

is

the

dark

and

hid

den

one?

Bla

tant

and

in

es

cap

a

ble.

Who

is

the

dark

and

hid

den

one?

Bla

tant

and

in

es

cap

a

ble.

Who

is

the

dark

and

hid

den

one?

Bla

tant

and

in

es

cap

a

ble.

Fire

Water

Earth

I Vn. II

Va.

(pizz.) Vc. non troppo

Cb.

arco


258 30 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1 stacc.

Cbn. stacc.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

Maracas 1

poco

Perc. 2

Air

The

Great

Moth

er

of

the

world.

The

Great

Moth

er

of

the

world.

The

Great

Moth

er

of

the

world.

The

Great

Moth

er

of

the

world.

Fire

Water

Earth

div. a4 I

Vn.

div. a4 II

Va.

Vc. stacc.

arco Cb. stacc.


rit. 34 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2 poco

poco

poco

poco

poco

1 poco

Cl. in B

poco

poco

2

Bass Clarinet to Contrabass Clarinet

Contrabass Clarinet

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn.

Contrabassoon to Bassoon 2

3. open 1 3 Hn. in F

non troppo open 2 4 non troppo

(con sord.) 1

non troppo

Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.) 2 3 non troppo

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba poco

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

(Marac.) 1

Siz. Cym.

Perc.

l.v.

2

poco

Lakshmi

Now,

O

King,

see

me

as

I

am.

rit. I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

gliss. marc.

pizz. Cb. marc.

259


260

= 80–84 39 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2 3

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn.

Bassoon 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4 (con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C

poco 2 3

gliss. Tbn.

gliss.

gliss.

1 2

poco

lontano

Bs. Tbn. Bs. Tbn. Tuba

poco

Harp

D G A

D E F A

Pno. (stopped)

Timp. B.D., B.D. beater

Tamtam (l.v.)

1

poco Perc.

ma sonoro

Small Cym. (pair)

Glock.

(l.v.)

2

poco

(Lakshmi appears to Ashoka in a vision. She holds a sword. She has become very wild looking, scarcely human, with red skin, loose hair and a necklace of skulls.) passionate and somewhat wrathful Lakshmi

the

Cut

veil

of

world

de

lu

= 80–84 unis.

portando

unis.

portando

div.

portando

div.

portando

I Vn.

div.

II

Va.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

Vc.

(pizz.) Cb.

arco

pizz.

arco

pizz.

arco

div.

sion.


261 43 Fl.

2.

1 2 sempre poch.

Picc. sempre poch. Ob.

1 2

1

poco

Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn.

to Contrabassoon 2

1 3 sonoro

Hn. in F

cant.

2 4 sonoro senza sord., to the fore

via sord.

al sord.

1 Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.) 2 3

poco

2. Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba poco marc.

C E F

Harp

sonoro

8va

Pno.

â?‰

â?‰

Timp.

Vib. 1

Perc.

Glock. 2

3

Lakshmi

Dive

in

to

a

bound

less

gold

en

sea.

The

bright

ord. I Vn. unis., ord. II

unis., ord. Va.

unis., ord. Vc.

pizz. Cb.


262 47 Fl.

1 2 fltg.

ord.

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

8va

Pno.

â?‰

Timp. Siz. Cym. 1 Perc.

(Glock.) 2

3

Lakshmi

blood

of

the

a

wak

ened

heart.

Is

hot

like

fire,

I warmly Vn.

div. II warmly

Va. warmly

Vc. warmly

arco Cb.


263

rit.

51 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Contrabass Clarinet to Bass Clarinet Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Contrabassoon Cbn.

3. 1 3 Hn. in F

2. 2 4 con sord. 1

Tpt. in C

(con sord.) 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Lakshmi

dense

as

earth,

Is

quick

as

air,

quench

es

de

sire.

rit. I

Vn. II

unis.

div. Va.

pizz.

arco

3

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

arco


264

Meno

= 60–63

54 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 3

Cl. in B 2

Bass Clarinet Bs. Cl. in B

3

3

agitato Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.) 2 3

poco

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Bs. Tbn. Tuba

poco

E A Harp

Pno.

Timp.

Med. Sus. Cym. 1

Perc. 2

3

Lakshmi

It

binds

Meno

in

ner and out

er

worlds.

It

is

life

and

ful

filled

love.

= 60–63 ord.

I

Vn.

unis.

ord.

II

ord. Va.

ord. 3

Vc. agitato

Cb.

3


265

accel.

57 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1. Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

3

3

5

agitato Bsn.

1

Cbn.

3. 1 3 Hn. in F

sub. 2 4 sub. (con sord.) 1

Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

Med. Sus. Cym. 1 Perc. 2

Lakshmi

This heart beat fills

the

shin

ing

sky.

The shin

ing

sky.

accel. div.

unis., ord.

div.

unis., ord.

I sub.

sub.

Vn. II sub.

sub.

Va. sub.

sub. 3

3

5

Vc. agitato

sub.

Cb. sub.


266

Pi첫 mosso

= 80

61

5

1. Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2 sub.

1 sub. Cl. in B 2 sub.

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

sub. Cbn. sub.

1 3 Hn. in F

sub. 2 4 sub. (con sord.) 1 sub.

Tpt. in C

con sord.

2.

3.

2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. High Sus. Cym. 1 Perc.

Glock. 2

(Lakshmi gives Ashoka the sword. and he holds it aloft without moving.) (

)

Lakshmi

Here.

Pi첫 mosso div.

Leap.

Plunge.

= 80 unis.

div.

I sub. Vn.

div. II sub. div., ord.

unis.

Va. sub.

Vc.

sub. Cb.

sub.


267 65 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1

3

5

5

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

5

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

marc.

3

marc.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

3

3

marc.

Harp

Pno.

Timp. Siz. Cym. 1 Perc.

sub. 2

S.

A.

T. 8

B.

Ki

So

Ki

So

unis. I

Vn.

unis. II

div. Va.

pizz. Vc.

pizz.

arco

Cb. 3

3

marc.


268

poco meno, colla voce

69 Fl.

a tempo

= 120

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B

poco 2

poco Bs. Cl. in B

poco sub. Bsn.

1

poco sub. Cbn.

open 1 3 Hn. in F

poco open

sub.

2 4

poco sub. 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 (Tba.)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. Marac. 1 Perc. 2

(Ashoka in his bed awakens suddenly and stares out.) Air

Find

the

a

wak

ened

one

who

first

Find

the

a

wak

ened

one

who

first

Find

the

a

wak

ened

one

who

first

Find

the

a

wak

ened

one

who

first

Fire

Water

Earth

Ashoka 3

What

is

a

true

poco meno, colla voce

king?

a tempo

= 120

ord. I Vn.

poco

ord.

II

poco ord.

unis.

Va.

poco

div., arco, ord.

unis.

Vc. poco marc.

poco sub. Cb.


269 73 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1 stacc.

Cbn. stacc.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. (Marac.) 1 Perc. 2

Air

knew

you

as

a

king.

He

lives

in

the

for

est

where

you

once

were

knew

you

as

a

king.

He

lives

in

the

for

est

where

you

once

were

knew

you

as

a

king.

He

lives

in

the

for

est

where

you

once

were

knew

you

as

a

king.

He

lives

in

the

for

est

where

you

once

were

Fire

Water

Earth

I Vn.

div. II

Va.

Vc. stacc. ord. Cb. stacc.

unis.


270 77 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

cresc. Cbn.

cresc.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. (Marac.)

etc.

1 Perc. 2

Air

lost,

Where you glimpsed

the

flick

er

ing

of

a

black

an

te

lope.

Go.

lost,

Where you glimpsed

the

flick

er

ing

of

a

black

an

te

lope.

Go.

lost,

Where you glimpsed

the

flick

er

ing

of

a

black

an

te

lope.

Go.

lost,

Where you glimpsed

the

flick

er

ing

of

a

black

an

te

lope.

Go.

Fire

Water

Earth

div.

div. a4

I Vn.

div.

cresc. div. a4

II

cresc. Va.

Vc.

cresc. Cb.

cresc.


271

colla voce

81 Fl.

rit.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1 (cresc.)

poco

(cresc.)

poco

to Bassoon

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

(Marac.) 1 (cresc.)

Perc.

High Sus. Cym., soft sticks

poco

2

Lakshmi

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Go.

Air

Fire

Water

Earth

colla voce

rit.

I (cresc.)

poco

(cresc.)

poco

Vn. II

Va.

Vc. (cresc.)

poco

(cresc.)

poco

Cb.

attacca


272

Scene 2 = 54 86

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(Ashoka and Girika walk through a dense forest.) Lakshmi

= 54 ord.

unis. I

legato, espr. Vn.

div. a2

unis., ord.

II

Va. legato, espr. poch. Vc.

pizz. Cb.


273

poch. rit.

90 Fl.

1.

1 2

5 5

leggiero

Picc.

5 5

leggiero

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1. 1 3 cant.

Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Glock.

Perc.

3

3

2

poch. rit.

(When Ashoka sees the Sage sitting in a glade, he stops and bows low.) div.

I 3

espr. Vn.

div.

ord.

ord.

II legato, espr. div., ord.

ord.

div. a3

Va. 3 3

3

3

3

3

Vc. poco marc.

arco 3

Cb. poco marc.


274 94 Fl.

1.

1 2

5

come sopra 5

Picc. (

5

leggiero)

3

1. Ob.

3

3

1 2 dolce

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F

2. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

3

3

3

F A B

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc.

(Glock.) 2

(Ashoka raises his hand. to silence him.)

(The Sage bekons to Ashoka.)

Girika 8

My lord‌?

What?‌

(to Girika)

Though

Ashoka 3

Do you not see? div. a3

I

div. a3 Vn. II ord. Va.

3

3

3

3

Vc.

pizz.

Cb. sonoro

3

I have fol lowed you

as

3

ser vant and friend,

what


275 98 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

(1.) Ob.

3 3

3

1 2 3

3

3

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

3

3

3

3

3

3

F

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Glock. Perc. 2

3

Girika 3

8

you

see

now,

I

can

not

see‌

a ord.

I ord. Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

faint

sha

dow

hov

er

ing

in

the


276

rit.

102 Fl.

1 2

Picc. (1.) 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1

Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

(Girika sits down to wait and eventually falls asleep.)

(Ashoka goes to the Sage.)

Girika 8

air.

Sage

What

brings you

to

me?

Ashoka

Then wait here for div. a2

me

my

friend,

and

rest.

rit.

ord.

I Vn.

unis., ord. II

unis., ord. Va.

Vc.

arco

sub.

Cb. sub.


277

a tempo

poch. rit. a tempo

106 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B accomp.

espr.

1 Bsn. 2

3. 1 3

espr.

Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

mezza voce, come sopra

mezza voce, dolce ord.

ord.

Ashoka

I,

a King,

have

bro

ken

king

doms

in

a

sin

a tempo

gle

af

ter noon,

crushed

all love

poch. rit. a tempo

1. solo I Vn.

1. solo II

espr. 1. sola Va.

espr. 1. solo

espr.

(1. solo)

Vc. gli altri

Cb.

2. solo

espr.

gli altri

to

dust

be


278

relaxing poch. rit.

intensifying

110 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1

espr. Cl. in B 2

espr. Bs. Cl. in B

espr.

1

espr. Bsn. 2

1. 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka 3

neath an

i

ron wheel.

A

king dom

waits.

How

intensifying

gli altri Tutti I solo

Vn.

Tutti II

espr. Tutte, div.

unis.

div.

Va.

espr. solo

Tutti

Vc.

espr. gli altri Cb.

unis.

may I

3

pro claim what I sense, but do not yet

know?

relaxing poch. rit.


279

a tempo 114 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

8va

poco

Pno.

3

3

poco

R.H.

3

Timp. Vib.

1 3

poco

poco

Ped.

3

Ped. (Glock.)

Perc. 2

poco gentle but forceful

3

Sage

When

a tempo div. I

Vn.

div. II

Va.

Vc.

poco

Cb.

snow

peaks

gleam

in

first

light,


280

poch. rit. 118

Fl.

1 2 perky

Picc. perky

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

2. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

3

EF G

Harp

poco

3

poco

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Sage 3

When

heart’s

long

ing

touch

es

the

world,

In

spi

ra

tion dawns.

Mind

(div.) I

(div.)

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

is

healed.

poch. rit.


281

a tempo 121 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

poco a2 2 4 poco 1

Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Tuba Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

8va

poco Pno.

Timp. Vib. 1 Ped.

Perc.

Glock.

2

poco più appass. Sage 3

When Ashoka

How

will this vi

a tempo

sion

fill

the world?

Tutti, div.

1. solo I

Vn.

1. solo

Tutti, div.

II

1. sola Va.

1. solo Vc.

Cb.

Tutti

wa

ter

brings

life

to

the sleep

ing

earth,


282

poch. rit.

125 Fl.

1 2 perky

Picc. perky

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F

2. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Tuba Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

3

poco Pno.

Timp.

Vib. 1

poco

3

❉ Perc.

Glock.

3

2

poco

Sage

When

hearts

o

ver flow,

in

cease

less

giv

ing,

need

(div.) I

Vn.

(div.) II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

is

dis

pelled.

poch. rit.


283

a tempo 128 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1. solo Ob.

1 2 cant. solo 1 3

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

C E A

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

pi첫 appass. Sage

When

sun

light

per me

ates

the

wa

ters

of

the sea,

Ashoka

How

can this

en dure?

a tempo 1. solo

Tutti, div.

I

Vn.

1. solo

Tutti, div.

II

Tutte

(1. sola) Va.

1. solo

Tutti

pizz.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.


284 131 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

3

Ob.

1 2 ma dolce 1

Cl. in B

3

2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

3. 1 3

poco

Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Sage

3

When

I Vn. II

Va.

arco Vc.

arco Cb.

hearts

are

filled

with

con

fi

dence,

The

world

and

its

way

are

in


285 poch. rit.

134 Fl.

1 2

Picc. (1.) Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

(3.)

1.

1 3 Hn. in F

2. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

8va

Pno.

Timp. Vib.

1 ❉

Perc. Glock. 2

(The Sage points. Ashoka can see the Elements, who are dancing. He moves with them, but they do not touch.) Sage

sep

ara

ble.

Fear

dis

solves.

poch. rit. (div.) I

Vn.

(div.) II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


286

Lightly, dancing

= 108

( = )

137 Fl.

1 2 (no attack)

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 molto legato Cl. in B

(no attack)

2

3

3

Bs. Cl. in B

poco scherzando 1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4 (con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C

(con sord.) 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

to Celesta

Timp.

1 Small Cym. (pair) sliding technique (closed sound)

Perc. 2

Lightly, dancing ( = ) I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 108

3


287

rit.

141 Fl.

1 2 (no attack)

Picc. molto legato

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

3

3

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn.

2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Cel.

Timp.

1 (Small Cym.) Perc. 2

rit. I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


288

= 60–63 146 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2 accomp. Bs. Cl. in B poch.

poch.

poch.

poch.

poch.

poch.

poco

sub.

1 Bsn.

2

1. solo 1 3 Hn. in F

cant. poch.

poch.

2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

A

A

Harp

Cel.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Air

Fire seductively Water

Look

up

on

the

riv

ers,

lakes,

and

seas.

Earth

= 60–63 I Vn. II 2 sole Va.

poco Vc.

Cb.


289 149 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

(1.) 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

A

Harp

Celesta

to Piano

Cel.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Air

Fire

Water 3

3

Earth

Come,

smell,

and taste,

the

hon

1. solo I 5

Vn.

div. a4 II

(2 sole)

Tutte, div.

Va. legato

poco arco

pizz. Vc.

sub. poco Cb.

ey drip ping

in

the

for

est

trees.


290 152 fltg. Fl.

ord.

fltg.

ord.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

solo 1 Cl. in B

solo 2

Bs. Cl. in B

poch. 1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

sonoro

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Air

3

Fire

En

ter,

feel,

hold

the

hot,

teem

ing

cit

ies

of

the

plains.

Water

Earth

Tutti, unis.

ord., div.

3

I secco poch.

Vn.

unis.

3

II secco poch. Va.

Vc.

Cb.

ord., div.


291 155 Fl.

1., solo

1 2 ord.

fltg.

solo

Picc. 5=

3

Ob.

solo

1 2 solo 1

Cl. in B

solo 3

2

Bs. Cl. in B poch.

poch.

1 Bsn. Bassoon 2

poco

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc.

â?‰ 2

Air

Know

the roar

of

3

the mon

soon,

car

ried

on

the

green and soft

er

air

Fire

Water

Earth

(div.)

unis. 3

I Vn. II

Va. non div., pizz. Vc.

Cb.

of


292 159 1. Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1., solo Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1

poco

Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Air

spring. Fire

Water

Earth

(To the Water Element.) Ashoka 3

Dis solved in the still ness of your eyes,

time

does not stir;

1. solo

div. a4 I

Vn.

div. a4

poch.

II

poch.

1. sola

Va.

arco

1. solo

Vc.

poch. Cb.

poch.


poch. allarg.

293

a tempo

163 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2 dolce

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn.

to Contrabassoon 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(To the Earth Element.) Ashoka

I

can

not

move

in

the

sweet

ness

of

this

hu

mid

poch. allarg.

earth,

a tempo

I

Vn. II

(1. sola)

Tutte, div.

Va. pizz. (1. solo)

poco Tutti, arco

Vc.

poco Cb.


294

poch. allarg.a tempo

166 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

G

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(To the Fire Element.)

(To the Wind Element.)

pi첫 appass. Ashoka

Love

has burned

me.

Love

has burned

me.

Car

ried

like

a

poch. allarg. a tempo div.

Tutti, unis. I

poco

Vn.

div. a2

unis.

II

unis.

poco

Va.

poco Vc.

poco Cb.

div.

cloud

a

cross the


295 170 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Contrabassoon Cbn.

1. 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4 (con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C

(con sord.) 2 3 (con sord.)

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Air

Rule

now,

rule

now,

This world

is

giv

en

to

you.

Rule

now,

rule

now,

This world

is

giv

en

to

you.

Rule

now,

rule

now,

This world

is

giv

en

to

you.

Rule

now,

rule

now,

This world

is

giv

en

to

you.

Fire

Water

Earth

Ashoka

moon,

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

I

am

com

plete.

I

am

com

plete.


296

= 120 (

= 60)

=

174 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 3

2 4

1 Tpt. in C

poco

poco

poco

poco

poco

poco

poco 2 3

poco Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Air

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Fire

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Water

Ah

Earth

Ah

= 120 ( = I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

Ah

= 60)


297 178 Fl.

a2

1 2

Picc.

a2 Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbsn.

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Piano

Pno.

8ba

Timp. B.D. 1 Perc.

Tamtam 2

poco

Air

Ah Fire

Ah Water

Ah Earth

Ah

unis.

I Vn.

unis. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


298

( 182

Fl.

= 60)

allarg.

(a2)

1 2

Picc.

(a2) Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

(a2)

6

7

(a2)

6

7

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 (Bs. Tbn.)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. Vib. B.D. 1 ❉ High Sus. Cym.

Perc.

Glock.

High Sus. Cym.

2

( I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 60)

allarg.


299

= 60 =

185

lunga

1 2 Fl. lunga

to Flute 3

lunga Ob.

1 2 lunga 1

Cl. in B

lunga 2

lunga Bs. Cl. in B lunga Bsn.

1

lunga Cbn.

lunga 1 3 Hn. in F

lunga

4.

2 4

lunga 1 Tpt. in C

lunga

3. via sord. 2 3

lunga Tbn.

1 2 (Bs. Tbn.)

lunga

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

lunga

Harp

lunga

Pno.

lunga Timp. lunga 1 lunga

Perc. 2

(Ashoka is with Girika again. Girika awakens with a start.) lunga Girika 8

lunga

My

Lord?

My

Ashoka

Free

from

doubt.

Did you see?

= 60 =

lunga

I Vn.

lunga II lunga

Va.

pizz.

lunga

pizz.

lunga

Vc.

Cb.

Did you

hear?


300 189 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F

2. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Girika 8

3

Lord,

I

fell

in

to

the

deep

est

sleep.

Hap

I Vn. II

Va.

arco Vc.

Cb.

py

3

in

some

way

I’d

nev

er

known.

A


301 193 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Girika 8

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

dream

and

not

a

dream,

A

half

for

got

ten

name

up

on

my

tongue.


302

Poch. meno

= 54

196 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F

non troppo

non troppo 2 4

non troppo

non troppo 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

Gi

ri

ka,

my

Poch. meno div. a3 I

Vn.

div. a3 II

Va.

Vc.

arco Cb.

friend,

= 54

I have stood in the cen ter

of a great

mir ror

And

seen

the path way

of

my

life.


303

Poco più mosso

= ca. 60

A tempo ( = 54)

200 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F

(4.) 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

dolce Girika 8

Oh

King.

Poco più mosso

Oh

= ca. 60

King.

I

heard

A tempo ( = 54)

div. a2 I

più Vn.

unis. II

più

Va.

più

appass., legato 1. solo

Vc.

più gli altri Cb.

an

e

cho,

and


304 204 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F

poco 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

D E A Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Girika 8

felt

a

door

way

o

pen

I Vn. II

Va.

poco poco

Vc.

poco

Cb.

poco

in

what

I

thought

a

sol

id

wall.


305 208 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2 sub. Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F

marc. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

E A

D

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Girika 3

8

Though

I will al

ways

fol

low

you,

Here

I will wait

to

know

what

on

ly

Ashoka 3

3

Gi unis.

I Vn. II

Va.

Tutti Vc.

Cb.

ri

ka,

my

friend,

I

have

for

got

ten

a

ny

life

a

part

from


306

poco meno mosso

212

= 48

1 2 Fl.

Flute 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

non arp.

non arp.

D

E

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Girika 8

si

lence

can

re

veal.

Oh

King,

my

friend.

my

friend.

Ashoka

you,

a

part

from

you,

poco meno mosso

= 48

div. I poco

dolce

poco

dolce

poco

dolce

poco

dolce

div.

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


a tempo, colla voce

poco meno mosso

307 = 48

216 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

quick arp., l.v.

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Girika 8

Here

I

will wait

to

know

what

on

ly

si

lence

can

re

veal.

Ashoka

My

a tempo, colla voce

poco meno mosso unis. sul G

I Vn.

unis. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

friend.

= 48


308

press forward slightly 220 1 2 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

3

1 3

Cl. in B 2 3

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4

(con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

sonoro 3

Harp

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

sonoro

Pno.

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Girika 8

I

have for got ten

a ny

life

a part from you,

but

your jour ney

must

now

un fold

a lone.

I

have for got ten

a ny

life

a part from you,

but

your jour ney

must

now

un fold

a lone.

Ashoka

press forward slightly I Vn. II

Va.

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Vc. marc. 3

Cb. marc.

3

3

3

3

3

3

3


309 again, press forward slightly ( = ca. 56) 224 1 2 3

3

meno

3

3

meno

3

3

meno

3

3

meno

3

3

Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2 meno

Bs. Cl. in B 3

Bsn.

3

3

3

1 meno 3

3

3

3

Cbn. meno

a2 1 3 meno

Hn. in F

a2 2 4 meno

1 Tpt. in C

meno

poco

meno

poco

(con sord.) 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

3

Harp

3

3

3

meno

F 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

meno

Pno. 3

3

3

3

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

ma dolce

meno

Ashoka

My

heart op

ens

to

a

king

dom’s call.

Go

now.

Go

now.

again, press forward slightly ( = ca. 56) I meno Vn. II meno

Va. meno 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Vc. meno 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Cb. meno

3


310

228

Tempo I

= ca. 48

1 2 Fl.

to Piccolo 3

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

3

Bsn.

3

1

3

to Bassoon

3

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

(con sord.) 1

Tpt. in C

(2. con sord.)

via sord.

2 3 3. al sord. 3. senza sord. Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

G

non arp.

Harp

non arp.

marc. 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Pno.

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

marc.

Timp.

poco 1

Perc. 2

(Girika walks slowly away‌)

(‌Girika turns back.)

Ashoka

Go

now.

Tempo I

= ca. 48

div. I marc. Vn.

div. II marc. div.

div.

unis.

Va. marc. 3

3

3

unis.

div.

3

div.

unis.

3

3

3

3

Vc. marc. 3

3

3

3

Cb. marc.

div.

unis.


311

Pi첫 mosso

= ca. 56

Tempo I

= 48

232 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

non arp.

Harp

non arp.

non arp.

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

(Girika leaves.)

dolce Girika 8

Joy and sad ness meet here.

Pi첫 mosso 1. solo

= ca. 56

Tempo I

= 48

Tutti, div.

unis.

I

Vn.

1. solo

Tutti, div.

1. sola

Tutte, div.

1. solo

Tutti

marc. come sopra

poco unis.

II marc. come sopra

poco unis.

unis.

div.

Va. marc. come sopra

poco 3

div.

unis.

3

3

div.

Vc. marc. come sopra

poco

3 3

3

3

Cb. marc., come sopra

poco

attacca


312

Scene 3 Pi첫 mosso

= 54 allarg.

237 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B

but distinctly, a little marked

poco

but distinctly, a little marked

poco

2

Bs. Cl. in B but distinctly, a little marked

poco

1

espr.

a little marked

Bsn.

poco

2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

A

coil

of smoke

Pi첫 mosso I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

un

= 54

furls,

ris

ing

in

an

emp ty,

shin ing

sky.

The

knot

of

tor tured mind dis solves.

allarg.


313

a tempo poch. più mosso = 54–56 in a somewhat lilting rhythm, with a sense of lightness 242 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1. Ob.

1 2 molto

espr.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

tranquillo Ashoka

End

less

for

giv

ing,

End

a tempo poch. più mosso = 54–56 in a somewhat lilting rhythm, with a sense of lightness I

espr.

Vn. II

espr.

Va.

espr. unis. Vc.

Cb.

less

for

giv

ing,

for


314 246 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

(1.) Ob.

1 2 molto

1 cant. Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1. 1 3 cant.

Hn. in F

cant. 2.

2 4 cant.

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

giv

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

(pizz.) Cb.

ing,

o

pens

this

life’s

path:


= 108 ( = 54)

( = 54)

250 Fl.

315 poch. rit.

=

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

I

am

a

mo

= 108 ( = 54)

ment

of

I

div. II

Va.

pizz. Vc. sonoro

Cb. sonoro

end

ing

of

( = 54) =

Vn.

un

unis.

fer

ing.

poch. rit. 3


316

a tempo

gradually intensifying and pressing forward

254 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

3

3

1. 1 2 3

3

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 lightly marked Bassoon

Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Ashoka

I

a tempo

of

fer

this

realm

as

ing,

as

path,

gar

den,

gradually intensifying and pressing forward

I

Vn. II

Va.

arco Vc.

arco Cb.

dwell

a

place

of

ease,


317

a tempo = ca. 60 colla voce

allarg. 258 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

3

Ob.

1 2 3

3

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn.

to Contrabassoon 2

1. 1 3 cant.

Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Ashoka

heal ing,

peace,

re

stor

ing

all.

allarg. div.

It

a tempo = ca. 60 colla voce div. a3

I

Vn.

div. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

is my com mand that this

div. a3

be known through out my


318 261 Fl.

=

1 2 Piccolo

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4

senza sord. 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Ashoka

realm.

It

is my com mand that all

who serve me make this

so.

unis. = I sost. unis.

Vn. II sost. div. Va.

Vc. sost. Cb. sost.


(

= 108)

319

264 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Contrabassoon Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4 con sord. al sord. 1 Tpt. in C

con sord. 2 3

2. to the fore Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

(fast)

FG A B Harp

Pno.

Timp. Vib. 1 Perc.

Glock.

2

Ashoka

It

( I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 108)

is

my

com mand,

my

pow

er

and

my

life

that

this

be

so.


320 266 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

to the fore Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

(fast)

D E G

C

C B

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

(Vib.) 1

(Glock.)

Perc. 2

Ashoka

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


321

= 54 269 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

to Bassoon Cbn.

1. solo 1 3 non troppo, sonoro e poco marc.

Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

non arp. Harp

meno

E

Pno.

meno

Timp.

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

meno

non troppo

1

Perc.

B.D. 2

poco

= 54

(Ashoka journeys back to the city and enters the palace.)

div. I

meno

marc. Vn.

div. II

meno

marc. (div.)

unis.

div.

unis.

Va. marc. 3

meno div.

unis.

3

div.

unis.

3

3

3

3

div.

unis.

3

Vc.

meno

marc. 3

3

3

Cb. marc.

meno

div.


322

= 132

273 Fl.

G.P.

1 2 G.P.

Picc.

G.P. Ob.

1 2 G.P. 1

Cl. in B

G.P. 2

G.P. Bs. Cl. in B G.P. 1 Bsn.

G.P. 2

G.P.

(1.) 1 3 Hn. in F

G.P. 2 4 G.P. 1

Tpt. in C

G.P. 2 3 G.P.

Tbn.

1 2 G.P.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

G.P.

G.P.

Harp

G.P.

G.P.

Pno. 3

3

3

3

G.P. Timp.

G.P.

S.D., with wire brushes

1

G.P.

Perc. 2

= 132 G.P. I

Vn.

G.P. II

div.

G.P.

unis.

Va.

unis.

3

3

3

3

div.

unis.

G.P.

Vc.

G.P.

Cb.

attacca


323

Scene 4 Agitato

= 132

277 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

CD EFG AB

Harp

Pno.

Timp. (S.D.) 1 5

Marac.

Perc.

T.-t.

2

(The people are wondering about the change in Ashoka. Cankya and the Ministers talk animatedly as Triraksha listens. Ashoka sits in another room dictating to a scribe.) Kroda

New

i

deas…

Madu (stage whisper)

And

(spoken)

S.

We

have

heard…

We

(stage whisper)

have

heard…

(spoken)

A.

We

have

heard…

We

(stage whisper)

T. 8

We

have

heard…

have

heard…

(stage whisper) B.

We

Agitato I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 132

have

heard…

swift

com


324 281 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. (S.D.)

High W. Blk.

1 ( (T.-t.)

Perc.

)

(

B.D.

)

T.-t.

2 secco

Raga 8

As

Kroda

As Madu

mands… S.

Swift

com mands…

Swift

com mands…

A. (spoken) T. 8

New

i

deas.

(spoken) B.

New

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

i

deas.

if

his

to

ry

can

be

changed…

if

all


325 285 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. High Bongo

(W. Blk.)

Low Bongo

1 ( Perc.

5

)

(T.-t.)

B.D.

B.D.

T.-t.

3

3

T.-t.

2 3

Raga 8

suf

fer ing

can

be

healed‌ (to the scribe)

Ashoka

Li

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

3

bra

ries,

schools,

through

out

the land.


326 289 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. High Bongo

(Low Bongo)

High W. Blk.

High Sus. Cym.

1 ( (T.-t.)

Perc.

T.-t.

B.D.

B.D.

2 3

Raga 8

As

if

suf

fer ing…

Kroda

As

if

his

to ry…

Madu

He Ashoka

Hos

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

pi

tals

for

man

and

beast.

wants

so

much!

can

be

)


327 293 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. High Sus. Cym.

(W. Blk.)

S.D.

High Sus. Cym.

1 (T.-t.)

Perc.

B.D.

T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

2 3

3

non troppo

3

grazioso

(stressed) Raga 8

be healed!

But,

Kroda

changed… Madu

changed… Ashoka

It S.

He

wants

too

much!

He

wants

too

much!

He

wants

too

much!

He

wants

too

much!

A.

T. 8

B.

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

is

good

3

to have

few

pos

ses

sions.


328 297 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. High Sus. Cym.

Bongos 1 Perc.

(T.-t.)

B.D.

T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

2 secco

Raga 8

Much

that

is

good.

Kroda

Good?

Is

this

the

out come

of

Madu

Good

for

oth

ers.

S.

A. (in a low register) gliss.

T. 8

O(h) (in a low register) gliss.

B.

O(h)

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

our

plans?


329 301 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

(chromatic clusters)

8ba

secco

Pno.

cresc. poco a poco

8ba

Timp. Siz. Cym.

1

poco

poco

poco

poco

B.D.

Perc.

T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

2 subito, but rhythmically taut

cresc. poco a poco

(in a low voice, ritualistic)

normal

Cankya

Pow

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

er

o

ver

oth

ers

is

the

es

sence

of

the

state.

Its strength

and

well

be

ing.


330 304 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

8ba

sonoro

Harp

8ba

8ba

poco

Pno.

8ba

Timp. (Siz. Cym.) 1

poco

poco B.D.

Perc.

T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

poco

poco

B.D.

2

poco

secco

sub.

(in a low voice, as before) Cankya

It

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

will

not

be

ig

nored.

Pow

er

will

al

ways

find

its

own

way

to

re

turn.


331 307 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

8ba

Harp

sonoro

8ba

Pno.

Timp. S.D., wire brushes 1 3

Perc.

(T.-t.)

B.D.

3

T.-t.

B.D.

3

3

T.-t.

B.D.

2 sonoro

sub.

sub.

3

3

3

3

Raga 8

It

must!

It

must!

Kroda

It

must!

Madu non

Ashoka 3

Ab

stain

3

from

cru

3

el

ty.

3

Be

non

S.

Be

kind…

Be

kind…

non A.

T.

gliss. 8

O(h)! (come sopra B.

gliss.

O(h)! I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


332 310 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. Med. Sus. Cym., soft stick

Bongos, hard sticks

1 sub., secco

(T.-t.)

Perc.

3

B.D.

T.-t.

2 3

(to Triraksha) Cankya

You Ashoka

kind

3

to

all

beings.

S.

to

all.

to

all.

A.

T. 8

B.

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

who have healed

the


333 313 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc.

(T.-t.) 2 3

3

sub.

3

3

sub.

Cankya

Great

King’s

wounds,

Ashoka 3

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

The

law

3

shall

pro

tect

3

and

strength

en

you.


334

Poco meno

316 Fl.

= ca. 120

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

poco

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc.

T.-t.

B.D. T.-t.

B.D. T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

B.D. T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

B.D.

2

Cankya

You

who have giv en him

a

son,

you

who know

him,

Who

is

Poco meno I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

he?

= ca. 120

Who

is

this


335 320 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

sub., but distinctly Bs. Cl. in B sub., but distinctly 1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. sub.

poco

subito

poco

1

Perc. 2

Cankya

new

king?

Is

all

new? non

Ashoka

Cher

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

ish

this

world’s


336

allarg.

323 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

Hn. in F

1 3

2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

poco

subito

poco

subito

1 Perc. 2

(Ashoka rises and moves toward the room where Cankya and the Ministers confer with Triraksha.)

(Ashoka, unseen by the others, enters the room.)

Triraksha

I

do

not

Raga 8

For

got

ten?

For

got

ten?

For

got

ten?

for

got

ten?

Kroda

Madu

Cankya 3

Is

all

that

went

be

fore

for

got

ten,

Ashoka 3

good

ness.

allarg. unis.

div.

I Vn.

unis.

div.

molto

II

div.

molto

div.

molto

Va.

Vc.

molto Cb.


Broadly

337 poco rit.

= ca. 108

327 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B

(pesante) 2

(pesante) Bs. Cl. in B (pesante) 1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 brassy brassy

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

3

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

poco poco 1

Perc. 2

(Cankya, the Ministers, and Triraksha realize Ashoka is present and they fall silent. Ashoka understands their fear.) Triraksha

know.

Broadly

= ca. 108

poco rit.

unis. I (pesante) Vn.

ord.

non div. 0 0

II

(pesante) unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

Va. (pesante) unis. Vc. (pesante) ord. Cb. (pesante)


338

Subito meno mosso

331 Fl.

= 84

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

solo Bs. Cl. in B

3

cant. 1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

dolce Ashoka

When

Subito meno mosso I

Vn. II

Va.

div. Vc.

Cb.

hearts

= 84

are

filled

with

con

fi

dence,


339 334 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

(solo)

3

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(Cankya and the Ministers leave. Triraksha remains, confused.) Ashoka

fear

ord. I Vn.

ord. II

ord. Va.

unis., ord. Vc.

Cb.

dis

solves.


340

poch. rit.

337 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

becoming more gentle Bs. Cl. in B

3

5

5

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

poch. rit. I no accent

Vn. II

no accent Va.

no accent Vc.

Cb.

attacca


341

Scene 5 = 40 (

= 80)

340 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

(Triraksha does not take Ashoka’s hand.) dolce Triraksha

I

dolce Ashoka

Take

= 40 ( ord. I gently rocking

Vn.

ord. II

gently rocking ord. Va. gently rocking Vc.

pizz. Cb.

= 80)

my hand.

long

for

you,

but

I


342

poch. rit.

344 Fl.

a tempo

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

solo Bs. Cl. in B

poch.

poch.

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

pi첫 Triraksha

do

not

un

der

stand.

I

poch. rit.

love

you.

a tempo

I Vn.

poch. II

poch. Va.

poch. Vc.

(pizz.) Cb.

poch.


343 347 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(smiling) Ashoka

You

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

love

me.

You

can

see

what

I


344

rit.

350 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

more intensely poch. Triraksha

But

I

can

not

see.

We

are

blind

to

what

you

see.

Ashoka

see.

rit. I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


345 354 Fl.

meno mosso (quasi cadenza)

a tempo

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

5

Bs. Cl. in B cant. 1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(Triraksha does not take Ashoka’s hand.) Ashoka

Take my

meno mosso (quasi cadenza)

a tempo

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

(pizz.) Cb.

hand.


346 357 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

pi첫 appass. Triraksha

But

pi첫 appass. Ashoka

I

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

see

our

work

must

be

gin

a

gain

3

and

a

gain.


347

molto rit.

360 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

solo Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

poch.

poch.

3

3

Triraksha

how

will

you

rule?

How

will

we

live?

molto rit. I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

(pizz.) Cb.


348

Poco pi첫 mosso

= 48

363 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

to Contrabass Clarinet Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

Earth,

Poco pi첫 mosso

= 48 div.

div., ord.

unis.

I misterioso poch.

Vn.

poch.

div.

ord.

II misterioso

poch.

poch.

div.

ord.

Va. misterioso poch.

poch.

poch.

poch.

Vc. misterioso Cb.

ord.

Wa

ter,

Fire,

and

Air,


349

rit.

367 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

poco

Ashoka

Their gift,

their dance,

their

law,

you

will

see

it.

rit. unis. I

Vn.

unis.

div., ord.

unis.

II

unis. Va.

Vc.

Cb.


350

Tempo I

= 40 (

= 80)

1.

370 Fl.

1 2 dolce cant. 6

Picc.

1. Ob.

1 2 dolce cant.

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(Triraksha now takes Ashoka’s hand.) appass.

more simply

Ashoka

Take my hand.

Tempo I

= 40 (

I

= 80)

ord. I sub.

Vn.

ord.

poco

II

sub. ord.

poco

Va. sub.

poco Vc. sub. (pizz.) Cb.

poco

pro claim

the com


351 374 (1.) Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 dolce Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc.

Gong 2

(simply) Ashoka 3

pas

sion

ate

law.

You

I dolce Vn. II dolce Va. dolce

Vc.

arco Cb.

dolce

will

see.


352

Scene 6 Stately, dignified

= 60

377 Fl.

1.

Fltg. a2

2.

1 2

6

Fltg.

ord.

Fltg.

gliss.

Picc. 3

Ob.

3

7

1 2 solo 1

Cl. in B 2 Contrabass Clarinet Cbs. Cl. in B

in

in

in

1 Bsn. 2

open 1 3 Hn. in F

in

a2 2 4

(con sord.) Fltg.

in

ord.

solo

1 in

Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.) Fltg.

3

lontano ord.

2 3 in

con sord.

lontano Tbn.

1 2 Tuba

(pedal)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

in in

D F G A

in sonoro

Harp

(stopped) Pno.

(con ped.) Timp. Glock.

W. Blks.

Low Sus. Cym., soft stick

1 in Perc.

Xyl.

B.D.

High Sus. Cym., hard stick

soft stick

2 in

in

Stately, dignified

= 60

(In a slow processional, preceeded by the Ministers, Ashoka goes before his people. His heir—his son by Lakshmi— follows him. His son by Triraksha joins his mother. One by one the Elements come forward and give him the insignias of an earth protector. Earth gives him a golden cape, the power to dispel poverty. Water gives him a white robe, the power of compassion. Fire gives him a staff that joins heaven and earth. Air gives him a crown so that all his commands will be obeyed.) div.

I in div.

Vn.

sub.

poco

sub.

II in

sub.

poco

sub.

Va. in

sub.

poco

sub.

Vc. in Cb. in

in

in


353 380

ord.

(a2) Fl.

2.

a2

1 2

7

poco

ord. gliss.

Picc.

7 3

Ob.

1 2

poco

1 Cl. in B

poco 2

poco Cbs. Cl. in B

in

in

1 Bsn.

poco 2

poco open

poco poco

solo 1 3

poco

open Hn. in F

poco

2 4

poco

in solo 1 Tpt. in C

poco

2. 2 3

1. Tbn.

2. via sord.

1 2 poco

Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. al sord.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

in gliss.

C D Harp

poco

in ord.

Pno.

â?‰

Timp.

Tamtam

W. Blks.

1 in

secco

sonoro 5

Perc.

Xyl.

T.-t.

T.-t.

T.-t.

2 in

B.D. in

sonoro

in secco

in secco

Glock. in

ord.

div. a3

div. a2

gliss. I

gliss.

poco

Vn.

ord.

ord. gliss.

II

poco

gliss. ord.

div., ord.

gliss.

Va. gliss.

poco

Vc. marc.

gliss.

5

in

in

sub.

poch.

Cb. marc.

gliss.

5

in sub.

in poch.


354 383 2. Fl.

1 2

gliss.

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

3. 1 3 Hn. in F

2.

in

2 4

(con sord.) 1

poco 2. (con sord.)

Tpt. in C 2 3

3. con sord. Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

C D F B Harp

Pno.

Timp.

W. Blks.

T.-t.

High Sus. Cym., soft stick

Vib., motor off sempre

1 ( ) secco Perc.

B.D.

in

in â?‰

Xyl.

in

Glock.

2 in

in

Low Sus. Cym., with B.D. beater

I in

Vn. II

in unis., pizz.

div., arco

unis.

Va. in

Vc.

gliss.

gl.

in

in

Cb.

gl.

gliss. in


355 386 poco ten. 2.

a2 Fl.

1.

1 2 6

3

poco ten. Picc.

poco ten. Ob.

1 2 poco ten. 1

Cl. in B

poco ten. 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

poco ten. 1 Bsn. poco ten. 2

poco ten. soli, con sord.

senza sord.

1 3 Hn. in F

poco ten. soli, con sord.

senza sord.

2 4 poco ten. 1 lontano

Tpt. in C

2.

poco ten.

2 3 lontano

poco ten.

ord.

1. (con sord.) Tbn.

(1.)

via sord.

senza sord.

1 2 legato Bs. Tbn., con sord.

ord.

fltg.

via sord.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba marc.

E

D F B

8ba

sonoro

Harp

8ba

poco ten.

Pno.

Timp.

High Sus. Cym., soft stick

W. Blks.

Vib.

poco ten.

High Sus. Cym., soft stick

1 in ❉ Perc.

B.D.

Low Sus. Cym.

Glock.

B.D.

2 in

poch.

ord.

unis.

div.

I in Vn.

ord. II in div.

unis.

Va. in div. Vc.

Cb.

ord. unis.


356 389 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 5

marc. Bsn.

5

2 marc.

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4

solo (con sord.) 1

Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.)

Fltg.

3. (con sord.) Fltg. 2 3

in

in Tbn.

1 2 Tuba

Bs. Tbn. Tuba sub.

D EB

Harp

C E G AB

Pno.

Timp. (Sus. Cym.)

hard sticks

High and Low W. Blks.

1 in Xyl., solo Perc.

B.D. 2 in

unis., ord.

12

div.

ord.

ord.

I 12

Vn.

ord.

ord.

II

ord.

div.

unis.

ord.

Va.

pizz. Vc. marc.

5

pizz. Cb. marc.

5


357 391 Fl.

1.

1 2

5

Picc. 7

3

3

Ob.

1 2 7

5

1 Cl. in B

5

2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 3 3

Bsn.

3

2 3

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1

Tpt. in C 2 3 5

7

poco sub. Tbn.

poco sub.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

C E B Harp

(stopped) Pno.

(con ped.)

Timp.

Vib.

High Sus. Cym., hard sticks

1

â?‰

Perc. (Xyl.)

B.D.

2

div. a3 I

Vn.

div. a3 II

Va. (pizz.) Vc.

arco Cb.


358 392 Fl.

1 2

3 6

Picc.

Ob.

1 2 colla voce

1

3

3

appass., cant.

Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1

Bsn.

to Contrabassoon 2

accomp. 1 3 3

3

accomp.

Hn. in F 2 4 (con sord.)

1 3

3

accomp.

Tpt. in C

(con sord.)

2.

3

2 3 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

(con ped.)

Timp. (Sus. Cym.)

W. Blks.

1 in (B.D.)

Perc. 2

(proclaiming) Ashoka 3

Now

at this very in

stant,

we are free

from the pow er of

the

div. a2, ord.

I

div. a2, ord.

Vn. II

Va.

(pizz.) Vc. in secco Cb. in

past.


359 394 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1. Ob.

1 2 appass., cant.

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C

(2.) 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 High Sus. Cym., hard stick

Perc. 2

Ashoka

And

the

fu

ture

has

not

car

ried

us

a

way.

I Vn. II

ord. Va.

Vc. in Cb. in

secco


360

= 120 395 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

to Bass Clarinet Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1 poco

sostenuto

leggiero

Contrabassoon Cbn. poco

sostenuto

poco

sostenuto

leggiero

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3 1. Tbn.

1 2 poco

dolce poco

dolce

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

poco

sostenuto e tranquillo

S.

Here poco

in

this

vast

and

time

less

mir

ror

in

the

cen

ter

of

the

shin

ing

cir

cle

of

the

sky.

this

vast

and

time

less

mir

ror

in

the

cen

ter

of

the

shin

ing

cir

cle

of

the

sky.

this

vast

and

time

less

mir

ror

in

the

cen

ter

of

the

shin

ing

cir

cle

of

the

sky.

this

vast

and

time

less

mir

ror

in

the

cen

ter

of

the

shin

ing

cir

cle

of

the

sky.

sostenuto e tranquillo

A.

Here poco

in

sostenuto e tranquillo

T. 8

Here poco

in

sostenuto e tranquillo

B.

Here

in

= 120 I Vn. II

Va.

arco Vc. poco

sostenuto

leggiero

poco

sostenuto

leggiero

Cb.


361 399 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bass Clarinet, solo

solo

Bs. Cl. in B poco più Bsn.

come sopra

1

to Bassoon Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

meno

più dolce

S.

All meno

who

live

in

air

a

bove

the

earth.

All

who

dwell

up

on

the

earth.

live

in

air

a

bove

the

earth.

All

who

dwell

up

on

the

earth.

live

in

air

a

bove

the

earth.

All

who

dwell

up

on

the

earth.

live

in

air

a

bove

the

earth.

All

who

dwell

up

on

the

earth.

più dolce

A.

All meno

who

più dolce

T. 8

All meno

who

più dolce

B.

All

who

div. a4 I

Vn.

div. a4 II

Va. soli

soli

Vc. poco più Cb.

poco più

come sopra


362 403 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 secco

Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

S.

And

all

who

live

be

low

the

earth

join

us

in

this

of

fer

ing.

And

all

who

live

be

low

the

earth

join

us

in

this

of

fer

ing.

And

all

who

live

be

low

the

earth

join

us

in

this

of

fer

ing.

And

all

who

live

be

low

the

earth

join

us

in

this

of

fer

ing.

A.

T. 8

B.

I Vn. II

Va. secco Vc.

Cb.


Tempo I

363 poch. rit.

= 60

=

406 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B

accomp. 2

accomp.

to Contrabass Clarinet

Bs. Cl. in B accomp. 1 Bsn.

accomp.

Bassoon

2

1 3 legato

Hn. in F 2 4

legato 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 senza sord. Tuba

Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. W. Blk.

Tam., with B.D. beater

High Sus. Cym., hard stick

W. Blks.

W. Blk.

T.-t.

1 ( Perc.

)

secco

T.-t. 2 B.D.

poco

poco

poco

(One by one the Elements give Ashoka representations of earth, water, fire, and air, and for each he then makes offerings to his people.)

S.

A.

T. 8

B.

Tempo I

poch. rit.

= 60

=

unis.

div.

legato unis.

div.

I Vn. II

div.

unis.

legato unis.

div.

div.

Va. legato

pizz.

marc. arco

pizz. arco

div.

unis.

Vc. legato marc.

pizz. Cb.

arco

pizz.


364 409 Fl.

1 2 dolce

come sopra solo

solo

Picc. come sopra a2 Ob.

1 2 dolce

come sopra

dolce

come sopra

dolce

come sopra

1 Cl. in B 2

Contrabass Clarinet Cbs. Cl. in B

sub.

sub.

sub.

1 Bsn.

dolce

come sopra

dolce

come sopra

2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3 a2 Tbn.

1 2 sub.

sub.

sub.

sub.

sub.

sub.

Tuba Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

(con ped.)

Timp. ma accentato

W. Blk. T.-t. W. Blks.

Tam.

1 secco ma accentato Perc.

(B.D.)

Tam., with B.D. beater T.t.

High Sus. Cym., with soft stick

2 secco

(Madu gives the earth offering to the audience. Now Ashoka receives the water offering and gives it to Kroda.)

(First Ashoka receives the earth offering, and he gives it to Madu.) Air

Fire

Water in Earth

Ki

so

Ashoka 3

Earth sus tains you.

Know it as sim pli ci ty. ord.

Wa ter pur i fies you

ord.

I Vn.

ord.

ord.

ord.

ord.

ord.

ord.

II

Va.

arco Vc.

pizz. Cb.


365 412 Fl.

1 2 solo

solo

Picc. (a2) Ob.

a2

a2

soli

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B in sub. 1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F

poco a2 2 4 (con sord.) 1

poco

cant.

Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.) 2 3

poco (a2) Tbn.

1 2

gl. lontano in (Tuba)

sub.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

sub.

lontano

Harp

Pno.

â?‰ Timp. Tam., B.D. beater

Vib.

W. Blks.

High Sus. Cym., soft stick

1

â?‰ Perc.

T.-t.

B.D.

Glock.

B.D.

Low Sus. Cym., soft stick

2 secco

poco

(Kroda gives the water offering to the audience. Now Ashoka receives the fire offering and gives it to Raga.) Air

Fire in Water

Ki

so

Earth

Ashoka 3

Know it

3

as peace.

Fire

ord.

ord.

ord.

ord.

ord.

ord.

ord.

ord.

warms you.

Know it

as love.

ord.

I Vn.

ord.

II div. a3, ord.

div. a2

Va. ord.

Vc.

arco

pizz.

Cb. in

in

arco


366 1.

415 Fl.

a2

a2

1 2 solo

solo

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F

(a2)

a2

2 4 (con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.) 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. High Sus. Cym., soft stick

W. Blks.

Tam., B.D. beater

1 Perc.

B.D.

B.D.

Low Sus. Cym., soft stick

2 ma sonoro

poco

(Cankya gives the air offering to the audience.)

(Raga gives the fire offering to the audience. Finally Ashoka receives the air offering and gives it to Cankya.)

in

Air

Ah Fire

Water

Ki

so

Earth

meno Ashoka

Love. div. a3

I Vn.

div. a3 II

Va.

Vc. sub. Cb. sub.

Air

is

breath.

Know it as ful fill ment.

sub.


367

gradually intensifying and pressing forward 418 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

a2 1 3

poco

marc.

Hn. in F

(a2) 2 4

poco

marc. 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

poco Tbn.

1 2 marc. (Bs. Tbn.)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

gliss. marc.

poco

Harp

ord.

Pno.

marc.

8ba

8ba

Timp. Tam., B.D. beater

W. Blks.

Tam., B.D. beater

1 T.-t.

B.D.

Perc.

B.D.

T.-t.

Low Sus. Cym., soft stick

B.D.

2 secco

secco

Ashoka 3

Ge ne ro si ty

is the vir

tue

that pro duc es peace.

This is the trea su ry

of

con

gradually intensifying and pressing forward unis. I Vn.

unis. II

Va. marc. div. Vc.

pizz. Cb.

marc.

fi


368 421 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

(con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C

(con sord.) 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

C DE FG A B

Harp

loco loco

Pno.

8ba

8ba

Timp. W. Blk. B.D. beater

T.-t.

T.-t.

Tam., B.D. beater

1

poco

(Tam.) Perc.

(B.D.)

secco T.-t.

B.D.

T.-t.

come sopra

Low Sus. Cym., hard stick

T.-t.

T.-t.

B.D.

2

poco

pi첫

poco

poco

appass.

Ashoka 3

dence.

All

you have re ceived

maybe giv en

and giv en

with out

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

div.

unis.

div.

end.

I

Vn.

unis.

div.

II

unis. Va.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

Vc.

(pizz.) Cb.

arco


369

Tempo I 424 Fl.

a2

1 2 ma dolce ed espr. sub.

Picc. ma dolce ed espr. sub. a2 Ob.

1 2 ma dolce ed espr. sub.

1 ma dolce ed espr.

come sopra sub.

Cl. in B 2 ma dolce ed espr.

come sopra sub.

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 ma dolce ed espr.

Hn. in F 2 4

ma dolce ed espr. 1 ma dolce ed espr.

Tpt. in C 2 3

ma dolce ed espr.

Tbn.

1 2 (Bs. Tbn.)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba ma dolce

F

B

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

High Sus. Cym., hard sticks

W. Blk.

Vib.

High Sus. Cym., hard sticks

1

poco Perc.

B.D.

poco

Glock.

Low Sus. Cym.

Glock., solo

Low Sus. Cym.

2

poco 6

6

Tempo I unis.

div.

I ma dolce ed espr. sub.

Vn. II ma dolce ed espr. div. a3

div. a2

Va. ma dolce ed espr. div.

unis., pizz.

div., arco unis.

Vc. ma dolce ed espr.

come sopra

arco pizz.

pizz. Cb. ma dolce ed espr.

come sopra

arco

pizz.

arco


370 427

(a2) 1.

Fl.

1 2 6

3

6

3

Picc.

(a2) Ob.

1 2

1 5

Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

A

A B

Harp

Pno.

Timp. Vib.

W. Blks.

Vib.

1

❉ Perc.

B.D.

Glock.

Low Sus. Cym., soft stick

Glock.

Low Sus. Cym., soft stick

2

simply Ashoka

From

now

on,

I

Vn.

(div.) II

Va.

div. Vc.

pizz. Cb.

arco


371 429 Fl.

a2

1 2 6

3

6

3

Picc.

1. Ob.

3

3

3

7

5

1 2 2. 3

3

1 5

Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B 3

6

5

1 Bsn. 3

6 5

2 stacc.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4 (con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C

molto

(con sord.) 2 3

molto Tbn.

1 2 molto Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba marc.

marc.

Harp

D

G

E

C D B

marc. Pno.

Timp. High Sus. Cym., hard stick

(Vib.)

Tubular bells, solo 3

l.v. 3

3

1

Perc.

❉ B.D.

Glock. 2

poco

Ashoka

live

ac cord ing

to

this

law.

unis. I

Vn.

unis. II

(div.) Va.

(div.) Vc.

Cb.


372

Più mosso = ca. 90

431

rit.

a tempo

3

a2

= 1. Fl.

1 2

espr. Picc.

espr. Oboe 2 to English Horn Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2 to Bass Clarinet Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

a2

Hn. in F

1 3 a2 2 4 (con sord.)

solo

1 Tpt. in C

(con sord.) 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Bs. Tbn. Tuba Tuba

sonoro

Harp

Pno.

(stopped)

❉ Timp. W. Blk.

Tam., B.D. beater

High Sus. Cym., Vib. soft stick

Tubular bells

l.v.

1 5

3

Low Sus. Cym., soft stick

Perc.

B.D.

3

T.-t.

sonoro Low Sus. Cym.

B.D.

High Sus. Cym., soft stick

3

2 5

sonoro

(Ashoka bows to the people and leaves in a slow processional.)

in 3

Air

Ah in 3

Fire

Ah in 3

Water

Ah in 3

Earth div.

unis.

S.

Ah A.

Ah T. 8

Ah

B.

Ah

Più mosso = ca. 90

rit.

a tempo

3

= div., ord. I

Vn.

div., ord. II (div.) ord.

Va. (div.) ord. Vc. (div.) ord. Cb.

unis.

3

3

3

Crotales

Glock.

Ah


373

Scene 7 = 104–108

a2

436 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Eng. Hn.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 stacc.

Bsn. 2

stacc.

1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4

1

Tpt. in C

(con sord.)

3.

2 3 2.

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

= 104–108 (The Ministers sit with Cankya, who is ailing. Ashoka sits in another room on his throne, dictating to a scribe.) I

Vn. II

unis. Va. marc.

pizz.

arco

Vc. marc.

Cb.


374

tenuto a tempo

439 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

English Horn E.H. marc.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 stacc.

Bsn. 2

stacc.

1.

ten.

a2

1 3 Hn. in F

secco ten.

a2

2 4 (con sord.) 6

Fltg.

ord.

Fltg.

ord.

secco

1

Tpt. in C 2 3

2. (con sord.) 6

Fltg. ten. Tbn.

ord.

1 2 non troppo Bs. Tbn.

Fltg. ten.

secco ord.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba non troppo

secco

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc.

Low Sus. Cym. 2

poco

tenuto a tempo I Vn. II

ord.

div., pizz.

unis., arco

Va.

div., pizz.

marc. unis., arco

Vc. marc.

Cb.


375

Poco meno

442 Fl.

= 96

1 2

Picc.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 stacc., come sopra

Bsn. 2

1.

1.

3

1 3 Hn. in F

2. 2 4

poco 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 Tuba

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

B

sim. etouffez

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

B.D. 1

poco Med. Sus. Cym.

Perc. 2

poco

forcefully Cankya

The

Poco meno

King

has

now

pro claimed

him

self.

Times

= 96

I Vn. II div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

Va.

Vc.

pizz.

ma marc., come sopra

arco

Cb. in

in

in


376

poch. allarg.

446 Fl.

a2

1 2 3

non troppo

Picc.

E.H.

1 3

poco

3

in

non troppo sub.

Cl. in B

3

3

2

poco

non troppo

in sub. Bs. Cl. in B

1

in Bsn. 2

1. 1 3 in

poco

sub.

Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 (Tuba)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba in

D G B Harp

3 6

Pno.

3

non troppo

6

3

Timp.

1

High Sus. Cym., soft sticks

Perc. 2

Cankya

change. Kroda 3

We

are

now

swept

3

up

3

in

3

a

new

vis

ion

Ashoka

I

am

ne

ver

sa

tis

fied

3

with

my

ef

forts.

poch. allarg. div.

unis.

ord.

I 3

3

non troppo Vn.

unis.

ord.

div.

3

3

II non troppo unis., ord.

div.

div. 3

3

Va. sub. div.

non troppo unis., ord.

3

Vc.

in

non troppo 3

Cb. non troppo


377

a tempo 449 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

to Oboe E.H. marc.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn.

stacc. come sopra 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4 Fltg.

ord.

1

poco

Tpt. in C

2. Fltg.

ord.

2 3

poco

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba poco

stacc.

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Cankya

And Kroda

Car ried

on

a

tide

a tempo

in

end

less

re

pe

ti

tion

of

some strange

dream.

unis.

I

Vn.

6

6

6

6

unis. II

ord.

unis. Va. accent

Vc. marc. come sopra

pizz. Cb.

is

this


378 453 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Tuba Bs. Tbn. Tuba

G A Harp

Pno.

Timp. Mar. 1

Perc. 2

Ashoka 3

…ne

ver

sa

tis

fied

with

my

ef

Cankya

mad

ness? (spoken)

Raga 8

3

But

3

we

speak

for

him,

re

peat

in

each new

place

his

pro

I sub. Vn.

div.

unis.

II sub. div.

unis.

div.

Va.

pizz.

L.H. pizz.

arco

Vc. sub. in Cb.

in

arco

poco

unis.

mis

es

and


379

more broadly

a tempo

457 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 in

Bsn. 2

in

1. 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

F Harp

etouffez in

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

simply Ashoka

forts.

All appass.

Raga 8

law.

The

peo

ple

love

this

king.

more broadly

a tempo

I sub.

Vn. II

sub.

poco

div.

unis.

Va.

poco

sub.

Vc. sub., marc. Cb.

sub

jects

are

my


380 461 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

(1.) 1 3

open

Hn. in F

2. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

child

ren.

They

should

trust

and

not

fear

me.

I Vn. II

unis.

div. Va.

marc. div.

unis.

Vc. marc.

pizz. Cb.

div.


381 466 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1. Ob.

a2

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bass Clarinet Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1. 1 3 cant.

Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

F A

D F

Harp

Pno.

â?‰

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Cankya

And

is

this

love?

Madu

He

buys

this

love

with

3

his

ex

tra

I Vn.

div.

unis.

II

unis.

div.

unis.

Va.

Vc.

arco Cb.

va

gance.


382 469 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

3

3

3

Bs. Cl. in B

1

poco

poco

Bsn. 2

1. 1 3 cant.

Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

3

3

3

Timp.

poco

secco

1

Perc. 2

Kroda 3

This

realm

spect

for

is

now

like

our

el

ders.

no

thing

we

have

ev

er known.

Ashoka

Have

re

3

3

3

All

paths

of

O

3

O

truth

and

good

ness

2 soli

I Vn.

2 soli II

Va.

poco pizz. Vc.

Cb.

poco O

O

3

3


383 473 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B poco

marc.

1 Bsn. 2

(1.) 1 3 Hn. in F

2. 3

2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

F G B

Harp

poco

marc.

3

Pno.

8ba

Timp. non

ma marc.

1 Perc. 2

poco Triraksha

Can

this

en

dure?

How

can

this

en

poco Raga 3

8

Learn

ing

and

vir

tue

flour

realm

is

now

ish.

Our

ci

ties

shine

like

poco Kroda

This

like

no

thing

we

have

ev

er known.

poco Madu 3 3

He

buys

this

love

with

his

ex

tra

va

gance.

He

has

poco Ashoka 3

shall

be

I Vn. II

Va. 3

Vc.

Cb.

pro

tect

ed

They

should


384 477 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

3. 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc.

T.-t.

B.D.

2

poco

Triraksha

dure?

Can

this

en

dure?

Raga 3

3 3

8

pal

a

ces

and

the

land

is

vi

brant

and

pros

per

ous.

Kroda 3

Hos

pi

tals,

shad

ed

ev

schools,

li

brar

ies,

and

mon

as

ter

ies.

Madu

ery

road

with

trees‌

...trees.

But

Ashoka

trust

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

and

not

fear

me.

at

our

cost!


385

a little slower, with smoothly connected vocal entries 481 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 marc.

Bsn.

to Contrabassoon 2 marc.

(3.) 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Triraksha

I

am

Ashoka

Have Cankya

And

is

this

pa

ra

dise

or

a little slower, with smoothly connected vocal entries

ruin?

tutti

I Vn.

tutti II

Va.

arco Vc.

Cb.

un


386 485 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Triraksha

cer

tain.

Madu

Ev Ashoka

con

fi

dence

in

your

rak

sha?

Cankya

And

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

what

of

Queen

Tri

good

ness.

en


387

calando

489 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1. 1 3 cant.

Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

étouffez Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

più Triraksha

un

cer

tain.

Kroda

De

spite

the

fav

or

shown

to

Lak

shmi’s

son.

Madu

she

seems

swept

a

long.

Cankya

I

won

calando I Vn. II

Va.

espr. div. Vc.

Cb.

der.


388

Tempo I

= 104–108

rit.

494 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

3. 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

(con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C

poco 2. (con sord.) 2 3

poco Tbn.

1.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

legato

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(Ashoka comes to talk with Cankya.)

(Cankya rises.)

Cankya

Sire…

Tempo I I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 104–108

rit.


389

accel.

= ca. 72

rit.

498 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

(3.)

1.

1 3 Hn. in F

poco 2 4

1

poco

Tpt. in C

(2.) 2 3

poco (1.) Tbn.

1 2

poco (Bs. Tbn.) Bs. Tbn. Tuba

poco

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(signaling Cankya to stay seated.) Ashoka

Rest,

old

friend.

I

need

your

guid

ance

still.

Cankya

Sire‌

= ca. 72 I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

accel.

rit.


390

Più mosso

= 96 (Tempo II)

502 Fl. 1

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4 via sord. 1 Tpt. in C

(2.) 1 2 (1.)

Tbn.

1 2 (Bs. Tbn.)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. secco

poco

1 Perc. 2

S.

Show

him.

Show

him.

A.

T. 8

A

sho

ka

A

sho

ka

B.

Ashoka

It

Più mosso

is

you

who

raised

me

to

this

throne.

= 96 (Tempo II)

I più cant.

Vn. II

più cant. Va. più cant. div.

unis.

unis.

Vc. poco legato più cant. Cb.


391 507 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 cant.

Hn. in F 2 4

cant. 1 Tpt. in C 2 3 1. Tbn.

1 2 cant. (Bs. Tbn.)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba cant.

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Cankya 3

Sire,

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

you

now

rule

a

world

un

known

to


392 =

511 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Contrabassoon Cbn.

1 3 dolce

Hn. in F

solo

2 4 dolce

Tpt. in C

1

2 3 1. Tbn.

1 2 dolce (Bs. Tbn.)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba dolce

Harp

Pno.

Timp. Siz. Cym. 1

poco Perc.

S.D. 2

poco

S.

A

sho

ka

Can

kya,

Can

kya

A

sho

ka

Can

kya,

Can

kya

A.

T. 8

A

sho

ka

Can

kya,

Can

kya

A

sho

ka

Can

kya,

Can

kya

B.

Ashoka

Join Cankya

me. =

div. a4

I

Vn.

div. a4 II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

me.


393

Pesante

516 Fl.

=

1.

=

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4

senza sord. 1 (non troppo)

Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 poco ten.

(Bs. Tbn.) Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

8va

Pno.

â?‰ Timp. Siz. Cym. 1

poco

Perc.

S.D.

2

poco S.

Can

kya,

join

him.

Can

kya,

join

him.

Can

kya,

join

him.

Can

kya,

join

him.

A.

T. 8

B.

Ashoka

Help Cankya

I = div. a2

can

not.

Pesante

=

div. a4

I

div. a2

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

div. a4

me

to

re

al

ize


394 520 Fl.

Pesante

1.

=

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

to Bassoon Cbn.

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4

1 (non troppo)

Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 Tuba

poco ten.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

8va

Pno.

â?‰ Timp. Siz. Cym. 1

poco Perc.

S.D. 2

poco S.

Can

kya,

join

him.

Can

kya,

join

him.

Can

kya,

join

him.

Can

kya,

join

him.

A.

T. 8

B.

=

=

=

Ashoka

the

world

I

see.

Cankya I div. a3 I

div. a3

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

=

can

not.

Pesante


395 525 Fl.

=

=

1 2

Picc.

1. Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Bs. Tbn. Tuba solo

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Ashoka

But

when

you

are

well‌

Cankya

I

= unis.

can

not

be

well.

=

I Vn.

div. a2

unis.

II

div. Va.

div. Vc.

Cb.

unis.


396 529 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

(1.) Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B

sub. 2

sub. Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

al sord. 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 (Tuba)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba legato

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Ashoka

To

see

you

well,

all

div., ord. I sub., with the whole bow Vn.

div.

sim.

ord.

II sub., with the whole bow

sim.

ord. Va. sub., with the whole bow

sim. div.

Vc. sub., with the whole bow

Cb.

sim.

unis.

in

my

power

is


397 534 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

to Contrabass Clarinet Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1., solo 1 3 Hn. in F

cant. 2 4 con sord. 1

Tpt. in C

(con sord.)

3. via sord.

2 3

Tbn.

1 2 marc. Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

yours.

ord.

unis.

I Vn.

unis.

ord.

II

unis.

div.

unis.

ord.

Va.

div., pizz. Vc.

pizz. Cb.

unis., arco


398

poco meno colla voce ( = ca. 84)

538 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1

Bsn. 2

1 3 ma sonoro

Hn. in F

a2 2 4 ma sonoro

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Tuba Bs. Tbn. Tuba ma sonoro

(non cresc.)

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

meno Cankya

For

a

king,

pow

er

must

poco meno colla voce ( = ca. 84) pizz. I sonoro Vn.

pizz. II sonoro div.

unis., pizz.

Va. sonoro

pizz. Vc. sonoro Cb.

be

all.


subito a tempo ( = 96) 543 Fl.

poco meno colla voce ( = ca. 84)

a2

399

a tempo ( = 96)

1 2

Picc.

a2 Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B

agitato 2

agitato Cbs. Cl. in B

1 stacc., agitato

marc.

Bsn. Bassoon 2 marc.

dolce 1 3 solo

Hn. in F

dolce sub.

2 4 dolce

sub. 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Bs. Tbn. Tuba dolce

C

Harp

sonoro

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

dolce Ashoka 3

power

to

give.

agitato

Cankya

You

subito a tempo ( = 96) arco

poco meno colla voce ( = ca. 84)

I arco

Vn. II

arco Va.

arco Vc.

Cb.

l.h. pizz.

can

not

give

a tempo ( = 96)

life.


400

subito poco meno

547 Fl.

= ca. 84

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2 stacc., agitato

1 3 Hn. in F

sonoro e legato 2 4 sonoro e legato

1 Tpt. in C 2 3 1. Tbn.

1 2 molto dolce Tuba

Bs. Tbn. Tuba sonoro e legato

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

Tubular bells 1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

I

can

give

what sus

tains

it.

Cankya

A

rul

er

is

subito poco meno I

Vn. II

Va.

pizz. 0

Vc.

Cb.

arco

sus

tained

= ca. 84

by

pow

er

ov

er


401 551 Fl.

1 2

poco

più

poco

più

poco

più

poco

più

poco

più

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1

Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F

(legato) 2 4 (legato) (con sord.)

poco

più

1 Tpt. in C

poco

più

poco

più

poco

più

2 3 (1.) Tbn.

2.

1 2 molto dolce (Tuba)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Cankya

life:

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

pow

er

to

make

laws,

to

judge,

to

kill.


402 555 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

I

will

not

take

life.

Cankya

Did div. a4 I

div. a4

Vn. II

div. Va.

Vc.

arco Cb.

you

reach

the


403

subito a tempo

559 Fl.

= 96

a2

1 2

Picc.

a2 Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 3

2 marc.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

C D F G

Harp

Pno.

â?‰

Timp. Vib. 1

Perc.

Glock. l.v. 2

furioso Ashoka

I Cankya

throne

in

some

oth

er

way?

subito a tempo unis. I

Vn.

div. a2

unis.

II

unis. Va. 3

Vc. marc. Cb.

= 96

re

nounce

that

way.


404 564 Fl.

poch.

1 2

poch. Picc.

poch. Ob.

1 2 poch. 1

Cl. in B

poch. 2

poch. Cbs. Cl. in B poch. 1 Bsn. poch.

to Contrabassoon 2

poch. 1 3 Hn. in F

poch. 2 4

poch. 1 Tpt. in C

poch. 2 3

poch. Tbn.

1 2

poch.

Tuba solo

Bs. Tbn. Tuba poch.

poco

marc.

E

G B

poch.

Harp

poch.

poch.

Pno.

❉ poch. Timp.

poch. (Vib.) 1 ❉ poch. (Glock.)

Perc. 2

più

poch.

Ashoka

That

way

is

past

I poch.

Cankya

You poch. I Vn.

poch. II

poch. Va.

poch. Vc.

poch. Cb.

can

not

change

the

past.

will


405 568 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 (Tuba) 5

5

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Ashoka 3

not

take

life.

intensify gradually

Cankya

You

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

can

not

un

do

the

law

of

time:


406

Poco meno mosso = 84

572 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

a2 1 3 non troppo

Hn. in F

a2

a2

2 4 non troppo

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 (Tuba)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba cresc. poco a poco

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

appass. Ashoka

What cresc. poco a poco Cankya

hu

man need,

pow

er,

death

are links

in

a

chain.

Poco meno mosso = 84

I Vn. II

div. Va.

pizz. Vc.

sonoro

pizz. Cb.


407 576 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F

(a2) 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc.

Vib. 2 molto

Ashoka

ris

es

in

this

in

stant,

now,

floods

the sens

es,

fills

the heart,

I Vn.

div. II

unis. Va.

(pizz.) Vc. (sonoro)

arco Cb.


408

Fl.

accel.

1.

580 1 2

poco

Picc.

poco

Ob.

1 2 dolce

poco

1

poco

Cl. in B 2

poco

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

(con sord.) 1 non troppo Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.) 2 3 non troppo

Tbn.

1 2 Tuba

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

non troppo

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc.

(Vib.) 2

Ashoka

speaks,

is

free

of

time.

Cankya

Free?

You

de

accel. div. I Vn.

div.

unis. II

Va.

arco Vc.

Cb.

pizz.

ceive

your


409

Tempo I

= 96

585 Fl.

Poco meno mosso

= 84

a2

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

3

1 Cl. in B

cant. 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4 via sord. 1

Tpt. in C

(2.)

via sord.

2 3

Tbn.

1 2 (Tuba)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

G A

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc.

(Vib.) dead stroke 2

but forcefully Ashoka

I

do

not

de

ceive

and

am

not

de

ceived.

Cankya

self.

Tempo I

= 96

Poco meno mosso

= 84

unis. 3

I sub. Vn.

unis.

div.

II

sub.

3 3

Va.

arco Vc.

sub.

pizz. Cb.


410

(Stesso

= 84)

intensifying

589 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc.

(Vib.) 2 (con ped.) in

intensifying

Air

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah intensifying

in Fire

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

in

intensifying

Water

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

in

intensifying

Earth

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah intensifying

appass. come sopra Ashoka

Be

(Stesso

= 84)

yond

force,

be

yond

cal

cu

la

tion,

be

yond

intensifying div. a3

I

unis.

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

arco Cb.

fear,

div. a3


411

pressing forward

593 Fl.

1 2

poco Picc.

Ob.

1 2

poco 1

poco

Cl. in B 2

Contrabass Clarinet Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Contrabassoon Cbn.

a2, soli 1 3 Hn. in F

a2, bell-like 2 4 solo, senza sord. 1

Tpt. in C

senza sord. 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

poco

Harp

F

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc.

(Vib.) 2

❉ in Air

Ah

Ah

Ah

Now.

Ah

Ah

Now.

Ah

Ah

Now.

Ah

Ah

Now.

in Fire

Ah in Water

Ah in Earth

Ah

Ashoka 3

be

yond

me

mo

ry,

this

liv

ing

world

is

now.

pressing forward div. a2

div. a4

I div. a4

Vn.

poco

II

poco Va.

poco Vc.

poco Cb.

poco

div. a3


412

= 84

a tempo

Subito Tempo II = 96 with increasing tension

598 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1 in

sim.

in

sim.

in

sim.

in

sim.

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

al sord. 1 Tpt. in C

al sord. 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

sonoro

Timp.

poco Tubular bells 1 (Vib.) Perc. 2 â?‰

Air

Ah

Fire

Ah

Water

Ah

Earth

Ah

Ashoka

I

serve

this.

You

see

it

then?

Cankya 3

This?

a tempo unis. I

div. a2

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 84

This

can not

be

held.

Subito Tempo II = 96 with increasing tension

No.


413 602 Fl.

1 2 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1

Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

3

3

3

3

in

(sim.) Cbn. (sim.)

in

1 3 Hn. in F

(sim.)

in

3

3

(sim.)

in

3

3

2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 T.-t. Perc.

3

2 secco

Cankya 3

This

in

stant,

this

now,

does not

3

con

tin

ue.

Death

will

not

be

cheat

ed.

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

3

3

3

3

in Cb. in


414

Pi첫 mosso

= 144

3

=

608 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

a2

a2

1 3 non troppo, lightly marked

Hn. in F

a2 2 4 non troppo, lightly marked

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc.

B.D. 2 non troppo

Ashoka

I

will

not

take

life.

That

way

is

past.

Cankya

Did

Pi첫 mosso 3

= I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 144

you

reach

the

throne

in

some

oth

er

way?

You


415 612 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Cbs. Cl. in B

più marc. Bsn.

1

più marc. Cbn.

più marc.

1 3 Hn. in F

più marc. 2 4

più marc. 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

martellato

Pno.

8ba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Ashoka

I

re nounce that

way.

That

way

is

past.

I

will

not

take

Cankya

can

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

not change the

past.

Death

will

not

be cheat ed.

Death

will

not

be


416

colla voce

616 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2 to Bass Clarinet Cbs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

to Bassoon Cbn.

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

a2 2 4

con sord.

Fltg.

ord.

2. con sord.

Fltg., 3. con sord.

ord.

1

Tpt. in C 2 3

a2 Tbn.

1 2

meno soli

Bs. Tbn. Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Pno.

Timp. High Sus. Cym. 1 Tubular Bells gradually speed up the tremolo

Perc. 2

(Cankya turns away.) div.

(Ashoka picks up a bowl and hurls it down, smashing it.)

S.

Can

kya

Can

kya

No! div.

A.

Can

kya

Can

kya

No!

Can

kya

Can

kya

No!

Can

kya

Can

kya

No!

T. 8

(Ashoka smashes bowl.)

B.

ten. Ashoka

life.

Life.

No!

Cankya

Cheat

ed

Cheat

ed.

colla voce

div.

ord.

div.

ord.

I

Vn.

unis. II

div.

ord.

Va. ord. Vc.

ord. Cb.


417

Poco meno

= 84

rit.

620 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1

Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

sonoro

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(quasi sotto voce)

pi첫

dolce Ashoka

This

in

Poco meno unis.

stant

al

ways

is.

This

is

so.

= 84

rit.

I

unis.

Vn.

div.

unis.

div.

II

unis. Va.

Vc. dolce

Cb.


418

Molto meno

= ca. 54

pressing forward

allarg.

625 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1

Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

(Ashoka leaves.) Ashoka

Cankya

Sire,

you

Molto meno 3

are

a

true

= ca. 54

king.

But

I

am

not

pressing forward

allarg.

3

I

Vn.

unis.

div.

II

Va.

div. Vc.

Cb.

unis.


419

Più mosso

= 84 - 88

629 Fl.

a2

1 2

Picc.

a2 Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

a2 1 3 3

Hn. in F

a2 3

2 4 solo 3

(con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C 2 3 1. Tbn.

1 2 3

3

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

3

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

Vib. 1 ❉ Perc.

(Glock.)

l.v.

Low Sus. Cym. 3

2 somewhat splashy

Cankya

wrong.

Più mosso

= 84 - 88

I

Vn.

unis.

div. II

div.

unis.

div.

Va.

unis.

pizz.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

unis.


420 633 Fl.

(a2)

1 2

Picc.

(a2) Ob.

1 2

3

1 Cl. in B

3

2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

a2 1 3 Hn. in F

(a2) 2 4

1 Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.)

3. (con sord.)

2 3

(1.) Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc.

Glock. 2

(Cankya raises a bowl of poison to his lips.) 3

I

Vn. 3

II

Va. 3

(pizz.) Vc.

(pizz.) Cb.


421 637

a2

(a2) Fl.

1 2

Picc.

a2

a2

(a2) Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B 1 Bsn. 2 (a2)

(a2)

1 3 marc.

Hn. in F

(a2)

marc.

2 4

3

marc.

3

1 3

Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2 marc. Bs. Tbn.

marc.

Tuba Bs. Tbn. Tuba marc.

Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. marc.

1

Glock.

High Sus. Cym.

Perc. 2

poco

l.v.

Med. Sus. Cym., hard sticks

(Cankya drinks‌) div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

I

Vn. II

Va.

arco Vc.

arco Cb.


422 641

rit.

(a2) Fl.

1 2 3

Picc. 3

(a2) Ob.

a2

1 2

3

1 3

Cl. in B 2 3

Bass Clarinet

3

3

Bs. Cl. in B 5 3

3

1 5

Bsn. 3

Bassoon

3

2 3

5

a2

1 3 Hn. in F

3

a2 2 4

3

1 3

Tpt. in C 2 3

3 3

1., solo Tbn.

1. al sord.

1 2 marc. 3

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

marc.

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 (Glock.)

Perc. 2

3

(Cankya then dies.)

3

S.

Can

kya 3

A.

Can

kya

T. 8

Can

3

kya

B.

Can

3

kya 3

rit. I Vn. II 3

div.

5

unis.

Va. 3 3

Vc. 5

Cb.

3


423 645 Fl.

rit.

lunga

lunga

1 2 lunga

lunga Picc. lunga Ob.

3

a2

lunga

1 2 sub. 3

lunga

lunga 1

Cl. in B

sub.

lunga

lunga

3

2

sub.

lunga

lunga

3

Bs. Cl. in B

sub.

lunga

lunga

3

1

sub.

lunga

Bsn.

lunga

3

2

sub.

lunga 3

lunga

3

lunga

1 3 Hn. in F

lunga 2 4

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

1 Tpt. in C 2 3 1. (con sord.) lunga

lunga Tbn.

1 2 lunga

lunga

Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

lunga lunga

Harp

Pno.

3

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

lunga

Timp.

1

Perc.

T.-t. 2 B.D.

(The Ministers sit in silence.)

rit.

lunga

lunga

I

Vn.

lunga

lunga

II

lunga

lunga

sul ponticello

Va.

col legno batt.

lunga

col legno batt.

lunga

lunga

Vc.

Cb.

snap pizz.

lunga


424

Scene 8 = 88

poch. allarg.

650 Fl.

1 2

Picc. 3

a2 Ob.

1 2

3

poch. 1 3

poch.

Cl. in B 2 3

poch. Bs. Cl. in B

1 3

poch. Bsn. 2 3

poch.

1 3 Hn. in F

2. open

3

2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(Years have passed. Triraksha is alone.)

= 88

poch. allarg.

I

Vn. II

ord. Va.

arco, ord. Vc.

arco, ord. Cb.


425

a tempo

rit.

656 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

3. open 1 3 Hn. in F

2. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

a tempo

div.

rit. unis.

I

espr. Vn.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

II

espr. div.

poch.

Va.

espr. poch. Vc.

espr. poch. Cb.

espr. poch.


426

= 63 660 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Triraksha

So

many years

have passed and

we

are

old.

But time,

time

= 63 1/2 section

tutti

1/2 section

tutti

1/2 section

tutte

I

Vn.

poch.

II

poch.

Va.

div.

poch.

Vc.

poch. Cb.

has


427

poch. allarg.

664 Fl.

= 54

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

C E Harp

sonoro

l.v.

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

ten. Triraksha

giv

en

me

no

cer tain

ty.

Once thiswas a lord

poch. allarg.

= 54

ten. I

div. ten.

Vn.

unis.

poch.

II

unis.

div.

ten. Va. unis. ten.

poch.

div.

Vc. poch.

pizz. Cb. sonoro

who need ed


428 668 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1. open

3.

1 3 cant.

Hn. in F

cant.

2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Triraksha

me

to

con

quer;

he clung

to

me,

then

fal

tered.

I

I poch.

Vn. II div.

unis.

Va.

unis.

div.

Vc.

arco Cb.

legato

pizz.


429 672 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1. Ob.

1 2 poco 1

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 cant. Bsn. 2

(3.) 1 3

molto

Hn. in F

poco

4. open

2 4 cant. 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

pi첫 dolce Triraksha

tend

ed

him

and

longed

for

him,

longed

for

him.

I espr. poco Vn.

div.

unis.

II espr. div.

poco unis.

Va. espr. poco unis. Vc. espr. poco Cb.

div.

unis.


430

Poco pi첫 mosso

= 60

675 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

3 5

1

5

Cl. in B

cresc.

cresc.

cresc. 1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Triraksha

Ah

Poco pi첫 mosso div. I Vn.

div. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 60

5 5

5

Bs. Cl. in B

Tbn.

3

3 5

2

5

5


431 677 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1

poco

Cl. in B 2

poco Bs. Cl. in B

poco 3

3

1 3

3

Bsn.

poco 3

3

2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

pi첫 appass. Triraksha 3

Mov

ing

in

dream

like

half

light,

unis.

3

unis.

3

My

steps

were

I

poco Vn. II

poco 3

Va.

poco

3

div.

Vc. 3

3

poco Cb.

3


432

rit.

680 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 marc.

Bsn.

3

3

to Contrabassoon

2 marc.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp 3

ma sonoro

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

ancora pi첫 appass. Triraksha

sure.

Now

the

land

scape

that

I

walk

in

breaks

a

part.

rit. div.

ord. I Vn. II

Va.

unis.

3

Vc. 3

marc.

3 3

(pizz.)

Cb. sonoro


433

Tempo I

= 54

683 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

3

3

Bsn.

1

Contrabassoon

3

3

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Triraksha

Lost,

Tempo I

I

dream

of

wak

ing.

= 54

I Vn.

div. II

Va.

Vc. legato

arco

pizz. 3

Cb. legato

in


434 686 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

3

1 Cl. in B

cresc. poco a poco 2

3

3

3

3

Bs. Cl. in B

cresc. poco a poco 3

Bsn.

3

3

3

1 cresc. poco a poco 3

to Bassoon

Cbn. 3

3. 1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

gradually intensifying 3

cresc. poco a poco 3

5

Triraksha

Where,

Where,

Where,

5

3

Where,

I Vn. II

3

Va. cresc. poco a poco Vc.

Cb.

5

Where,

3

3

Where,


435 688 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

3

3

1 Cl. in B

(cresc.)

(cresc.) 3

2

(cresc.)

cresc. poco a poco 3

3

Bs. Cl. in B (cresc.)

(cresc.)

1 (cresc.)

Bsn.

3

(cresc.)

2

(3.) 3

3

3

1 3 cresc. poco a poco

Hn. in F

(cresc.)

2. 3

3

2 4

(cresc.)

cresc. poco a poco 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

(cresc.) Triraksha

Where,

5

5

3

Where,

6

Where,

I

Vn. II

3

Va. (cresc.) Vc.

Cb.

(cresc.)


436 691 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

(1.) Ob.

1 2 più dolce

cant.

3

1 più dolce

Cl. in B 2

più dolce 3

Bs. Cl. in B

più dolce

1 più dolce Bsn.

Bassoon 2 più dolce

balance with strings 1 3 3

Hn. in F

(2.) balance with strings

3

2 4 3

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Triraksha

Where

is

my

life?

Where

is

the

ground

where my

own

long ings

unis. I più dolce Vn.

unis.

3

div.

II

div.

più dolce 3

unis.

div.

Va.

più dolce Vc. più dolce (pizz.) Cb. 3

unis.


437 695 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1. Ob.

1 2

1

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1

Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

(Triraksha does not see or hear Lakshmi and the Four Elements.) Triraksha

dwell?

My in

sim.

Ah

Ah

in

sim.

Ah

Ah

in

sim.

Ah

Ah

in

sim.

Ah

Ah

son…

where shall my

son…

Air

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Fire

Water

Earth

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

I

Vn. II

unis.

div. Va.

Vc.

arco Cb.

div.

unis.

div.


438

rit.

699 Fl.

a tempo

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1

Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2 ten.

possibile Lakshmi

Tri

rak

sha,

there

is

no

end,

find

his

life?

no

end

to

suf

fering

What

fu

ture

Triraksha

Where

shall

my

son,

my

son

possibile ten. Air

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

possibile ten. Fire

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

possibile Water

Ah possibile Earth

Ah

rit.

div. I

poch. Vn. II

unis.

poch.

Va. poch. Vc.

Cb.

a tempo


439

poco rit.

dolce

702 Fl.

1 2 dolce

Picc. dolce

Ob.

1 2

1 dolce

ma poco marc.

dolce

ma poco marc.

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3

molto Hn. in F

a2 2 4

molto (con sord.) 1 molto

espr.

Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Lakshmi

here. Triraksha

here.

What

fu

ture?

Air

Ah Fire

Ah Water

Ah Earth

poco rit.

Ah div. a3

unis.

unis. I

espr. poch. Vn.

div.

unis.

unis.

div. a3

II

poch.

div.

unis.

Va. poch. div. Vc.

poch. Cb.

poch.

unis.


440

Scene 9 = 63 706

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B

poch. 2

poch. Bs. Cl. in B poch. 1 Bsn.

espr.

poch.

espr.

poch.

2

1 3 Hn. in F

2. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

al sord. Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

(Raga, Kroda, and Madu still deep in thought. Ashoka on his throne, dictating to a scribe. Triraksha in a third room.) Raga 8

A sho

ka weak ens.

Kroda

We Madu

He

is

old.

Ashoka

We

= 63 I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

can not live

by rules

a lone.

will

live

to

see

him

die.


441 710 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Triraksha

And

my son

A

sho

ka will

not say.

appass. ma non

Madu

What

will

re

main?

Ashoka 3

We

I Vn.

div.

unis.

poch.

div.

II

Va.

div. Vc.

Cb.

unis.

unis.

div.

must

live

by

con

vic

tion.


442 714 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

a2 Ob.

1 2

espr. 1

espr. Cl. in B 2

espr.

Bs. Cl. in B

1

espr. Bsn. 2

espr.

1 3 Hn. in F

4. 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

Triraksha

My

son…

Kroda 3

Who suc ceeds him de ter mines that.

poch. ten.

Madu

But

A

sho

ka

will

not

say.

poch. ten. I Vn.

unis.

poch. ten.

II

poch. ten. Va. div. Vc.

Cb.

poch. ten.

Tri

rak

sha fears for her son’s

fu

ture.


colle voci 718 Fl.

pressing forward slightly

a tempo

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

1 Bsn. to Contrabassoon 2

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

(con sord.) 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

poch. ten. Triraksha

What

fu

ture?

Oh

Raga 8

We

piĂš appass.

must

stop

her.

Kroda 3

She wants to

re move

poch. ten.

Lak shmi’s son.

No.

3

Ashoka

Con

fi

dence.

colle voci

pressing forward slightly

a tempo

I Vn.

poch.

div. II

div.

poch.

Va.

unis.

poch.

Vc. poch. Cb.

unis.

443


444

Poch. pi첫 mosso

= 72

722 Fl.

1 2 dolce

Picc.

Ob.

1 2 dolce

1 Cl. in B

poco

poco 2

poco

poco Bs. Cl. in B

poco

poco Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

espr. Raga 8

Oh,

how

Poch. pi첫 mosso

I

long

for the

hour

when

this

king

= 72

8va

div. a4 I

molto 8va

div. a4

Vn. II

molto Va.

poco poco Vc.

poco poco Cb.

shone


445

Tempo I

726

= 63

Più mosso

= 76–80

1. 2. Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp. Vib. 1 in

più

con ped. Glock.

Perc. 2

in

più

Raga 8

3

3

at

his

im

pe

ri

al

noon.

more forcefully

Kroda poch. ten.

Time may prove un kind

to

Madu

We must hold

Tempo I unis. I

espr. Vn.

unis. II

espr. Va.

espr. div. Vc.

espr. Cb.

3

all we have gained.

= 63

Più mosso

= 76–80

A

sho

ka’s

vi

sion.


446

pressing forward

730 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn.

1., solo 1 3 Hn. in F

sub.

2., solo

2 4

meno sub. 1 Tpt. in C 2 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. al sord. Bs. Tbn. Tuba

sub.

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc.

Low Sus. Cym. 2 cresc. poco a poco

(Triraksha goes to Lakshmi’s son by Ashoka—Kunala, the crown prince—and blinds him. Her own son watches.) Kroda

We

must

take

the

thread

of

power.

pressing forward I Vn. II

div.

unis.

Va.

unis. Vc.

pizz. Cb.


447

Tempo I ( = 76–80)

734 Fl.

1.

1 2

Picc. sub. Ob.

1 2 sub. ma dolce 1 ma dolce

Cl. in B

sub. 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Contrabassoon

più dolce

sub.

più dolce

sub.

Cbn.

1 3 Hn. in F

poco

più dolce

sub.

(2., solo) 2 4

(con sord.) 1 sub.

Tpt. in C

2. (con sord.) 2 3 ma dolce

Tbn.

sub.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

(Low Sus. Cym.)

Perc.

l.v.

2 (cresc.)

poco

Tempo I ( = 76–80) I

Vn.

più dolce

div.

sub.

II sub. più dolce Va.

più dolce

sub.

Vc.

arco

più dolce

sub.

Cb.

più dolce

sub.


448

poch. rit. 738

Fl.

( = ca. 63) ancora rit.

(1.)

( = ca. 54)

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 2 espr. ma marc.

poch.

espr. ma marc.

poch.

espr. ma marc.

poch.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B

Bsn.

1

Cbn. espr. ma poco marc.

1 3 Hn. in F 2 4

1 Tpt. in C 2 3

con sord. Tbn.

1 2 marc. in

pesante

(non cresc.) Bs. Tbn., con sord.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba marc. in

pesante

(non cresc.)

Harp

Pno.

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

poch. rit.

( = ca. 63) ancora rit.

( = ca. 54)

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

pizz. Cb. ma sonoro


Scene 10

449

= ca. 66 741 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 2

Ob.

1 cant.

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. in B