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Bright Sheng

MADAME MAO opera in two acts Libretto by Colin Graham Full Score

Act II

From the G. Schirmer Rental Library

G. Schirmer, Inc. New York, NY


Scene 1

259

Confrontation - The war of politics and love

Picc.

 q = 63  

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Eb Cl.

Cl. 1

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

Perc. 1

Jiang II





 





 





 

 

 

 

 

 

   

    

 

 

 

 

ff grandioso e pesante

  

  

   

 

 

 

  

Va.



 

 

  

a2

 

 

 

ff grandioso e pesante

   

     

 

 

     

 

     

 

     

             

 

 

 

   

  

a2

ff grandioso e pesante

 a2

 

 



ff grandioso e pesante

 

 

 

    

 

  



     

   ff grandioso e pesante       

   

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

 





 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 





 





  

   

 

   

 

[Ensemble: The war of politics and love.]

  unis., pizz.      ff  unis., pizz.        ff     

Vc.

Cb.



q = 63

Vn. II

    

Zhizhen

Vn. I

  

 

Jiang I

Mao

Perc. 3

Hp



Perc. 2

Perc. 4

 

Tbn. 1,2

Timp.



   

Tpt. 3

B. Tbn./ Tba.

ff grandioso e pesante a2

Tpt. 1,2

 

  a2   

Hn. 2,4

Act II

 

 

 

    

 

unis., pizz.

    

    

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ff unis., pizz.

ff

      

           

unis., pizz.

 

ff

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

  

   

    

  

   

      

 

 

     

     

 

      

                

 

  

    

 




260

Madame Mao - Act II

 





Fl. 1





Ob. 1,2





Eb Cl.





Cl. 1

 

 

 

 

8

Picc.

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

 (a2)     

     



   

 

(a2)

    

Hn. 2,4

  

(a2)

Tpt. 1,2

  

Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 

  

  





  (a2)

 (a2)



    

 



   





  

          



   





  







   



     









  

   

  





   

    

 



  





 





    

 

       



 

  

    

     



    

           

    







 

     

   







 









Perc. 2





Perc. 3





Perc. 4



 

 

 

 





 





Jiang I





Zhizhen

 

 

 

 



  

   

   

   

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

Mao

Vn. I

 

  

   

   

       

Vn. II

 

Vc.

 





   

Cb.

 







Va.

 

 

              

   

 



      





  

         

        

 

 

  





    

                

     

     

     

 



    

           





  







  


Madame Mao - Act II

 

Picc.

 

Fl. 1

 ff

 

Cl. 1

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3



(a2)



 

Tpt. 3



B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

§   

 

 

b  

 

 

 

b  

  

b 

(ff) §

 

b 

  

b  

b 

 

   

 

 

 

b 

 

  

b 

(ff) §

a2

      

(ff) §

 

  

 

 

 

(ff) §

 

b

§

§

b

  §

  

b

b

§

§

§

§

§

§

§

b

§

  §

b

b

b

b

§

b

§

§

§

§

   

§

b

b

§

b

b

§

§



 



 





  

(a2)



 



 



 





 







 





   



   

 

 

 

§

 

lunga (5")



 

 







           



 

molto



 

molto



 

molto





 





(ff)







 





(ff)







  





(ff) fltg.

  



 

  



    

  



   

 

fltg.

 

fltg.

 

fltg.

 

(ff)

 

fltg.

 

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

(ff)

molto

molto

molto

molto

molto

 

 

Perc. 3

Large Tambourine (mounted, S. D. sticks)

Snare Drum

 

ppp

  

 

ppp

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Jiang I

 

Zhizhen

 

 

Mao

Vn. I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

      

 

        

      

 

   



       

      



 



  







   

   

 

                       

 



 



(ff)

 



  

(ff)

 

  



  



(ff)



  

(ff)

     (ff)

fff    

    fff

fff



  

molto

Jiang II

 



 

molto

Hp

 

 



Perc. 4



molto

Perc. 2

 

 

  

 

  

 

 

(ff) fltg.

 

molto

 

molto

 

  







(ff)



(a2)

Tbn. 1,2

ff



(a2)

Tpt. 1,2

 

b

ff

(a2)   

Hn. 2,4

 



§

Eb Cl.

 

ff grandioso e pesante

Ob. 1,2

 

ff grandioso e pesante b §



261

 



 §

14

b

b

 

lunga (5")

          

 

 



 

 

 





fff

fff

 


262

Madame Mao - Act II

e = q = 126

Picc.

22     fff 

  

Fl. 1

fff

    fff    

Ob. 1,2

Eb Cl.

fff

  

Cl. 1

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

 

fff

    fff     fff     fff     fff            fff

Timp.

Perc. 1



 



 



 

to Clarinet in Bb



 

 



fff

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 

 

 

 



 



 



 

 

 

 



(wood mallets)   solo       

   

fff

  

Jiang I

Zhizhen

Mao

2 Acc. Bar.

2 Acc. B

 

   

 







 

 

 

 



 



 

 

 



fff

  

ff

  

[The Committee confronts Mao. Both Jiangs listen with growing resentment.]

      

 

f      

      f

It is

                              

frog arco,         fff div., arco, frog              

fff

           



  



   

   

 

     

 

  

  



How can you

   

It is

out

of the ques - tion!

 

a - ban - don

   

your

of the ques - tion!

It is

out

  

of the ques - tion!

How can you

a - ban - don

your

out

of the ques - tion!

It is

out

of the ques - tion!

How can you

a - ban - don

your

   f     f     

 

out

  

     It is

   

of the ques - tion!

f

arco, frog             

   

out

It is

   

fff

Cb.

  

   

 

  

fff arco, frog

Vc.

arco, frog

Va.

  

  

fff

Vn. II

e = q = 126

Vn. I

ff

   



Committee

2 Acc. T

   gliss.

Perc. 3

Jiang II

Bs. Tbn.

gliss.

(S. D.)

Hp

    ff  

 

(L. Tamb.)

Perc. 2

Perc. 4

2.

f

 

  

 







  



   













  



  













 



   





 

 

     

               

       











   

 

 

 

   


263

Madame Mao - Act II

  26

Picc.

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1,2





ff

 

ff

1.

ff



ff

  

   

      

  

      

  

  

ff

 



 

 

         



  

                   

 

 





Hn. 2,4

 

 

Tpt. 1,2





Tpt. 3

 

 

Hn. 1,3

 

   (Bs. Tbn.)       (2.)

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 

       

     

  

  

                     

 

  





 

 

Perc. 2





Perc. 3





Perc. 4



 

 





 





 

 

Jiang I





Zhizhen









Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

Mao



  wife,

2 Acc. T

2 Acc. Bar.



wife,

2 Acc. B

Vn. I

  wife,

                 

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

 

 

 

your com - rade in

 

your com - rade in

 

 

your com - rade in



  

arms

to an



  

(f)

arms

to an

arms

         (f)           (f)

   

act - ress,



to an

     



               

act - ress,

  

act - ress,

  



           (frog)   

  

ff

 

 

It is

ff

 

 

 



ff

 

It is





the gut - ter?







  

        ff          ff         ff unis. (frog)    



f    

the gut - ter?

  



f

   

the gut - ter?



a crea - ture from

      

     



a crea - ture from

(f)

a crea - ture from

     

 (f)

          (f)

(f)

     

ff

 



 

                  



  



 

      f    f     f        f            f

    


264

Madame Mao - Act II

  

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

   

31

Picc.

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

  Slapstick    

Perc. 2

Hp

Jiang II

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

    out    

   



  



      

It is out

                    

  

   



  

  



It is



of the ques - tion!

 



 



  

    It is

of the ques - tion! f

of the ques - tion!

out

Cb.

  

2 Acc. Bar.

Vc.

ff

2 Acc. T

Va.



Mao

Vn. II

Zhizhen

Vn. I



 

  

  

Jiang I

2 Acc. B

f

(S. D.)

Perc. 4

  

Perc. 3





 













out

of the ques - tion!

out

  

It is out

  









 

 





  

   



 



  

 

a - ban - don

How can you

 



your wife,

 

 

 



  



  



your wife,

a - ban - don

      

                  

 

a - ban - don

      

of the ques - tion! How can you

 

  

      How can you

of the ques - tion!

  



 

  

 

 



your com

-

rade

in

your wife,

 

your wife,

 

your

 

your com - rade in





   

   







    

  







   

     




265

Madame Mao - Act II

  35

Picc.

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2



Fl. 1

Bn. 1,2

ff

ff  (1.)

ff



ff

  

 



  

             

  



    

    

                p

                p                      

ff

 

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

 

Hn. 1,3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

 

(Slapstick)

 

Perc. 2

Perc. 3

 

(S. D.)







(f)

  

  

(ff)

       solo

 

Jiang I

Zhizhen

Perc. 4

Hp

Jiang II

Mao

 

2 Acc. T

2 Acc. Bar.



arms

Vn. I



 

for an act - ress,

  

com - rade in

2 Acc. B

  

arms

for an act - ress,

           



  

          



(f)

            

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

(f)

 

 

 

a







   

 

   (frog)    

 

ff

 

the gut - ter!?

 

ff



 

the gut - ter!?



  



   

          

f

the gut - ter!?



crea - ture from



ff



crea - ture from

(f)

Vn. II

for an act - ress, a crea - ture from

    

 

a

   

arms

     



 

   ff     ff   

ff

ff

 

 



 



  



                    

        

              (frog)           ff

   

    pizz.       f pizz.       f    



p

An

am

 p

An

am

p

An

am

  







-

-

-


266

Madame Mao - Act II

 

            

               

              

        

        

 

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

 



 

Jiang I

Zhizhen

40

Picc.

Fl. 1

 

Ob. 1,2

 

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Perc. 3

Perc. 4

Hp

Jiang II

      

Mao

       

     bi - tious wo

2 Acc. T

 

2 Acc. Bar.

Vn. I

man

 -

man

bi - tious wo

 -

man

 

Vn. II

 

Va.

 

Vc.

Cb.

 

-

bi - tious wo 2 Acc. B



 

is

a

 curse

on the Par

  

  

is

on the Par

a

curse

  

  

is

on the Par

a

curse

 -

ty

 -

and

 



 

 

curse

and

a

ty

and

a

 

molto

curse

  



curse







 







(f)



(f)

 

 f

 

   

(S. D.)

ff

ff    

   

   f

She

 

na - tion! ff

on our



 

na - tion! ff



 

na - tion!

 



  

(Slapstick)

on our

 

ff

on our molto

 

a

                      ff  2.: Clarinet in Bb p  1.          



  

ty

 -

ff ff

p

  





 

ff

           

molto

  

 

p











ff

ff

   

 

pizz.

ff

   

div., pizz.

  p

 p

 p


267

Madame Mao - Act II

 

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

45

Picc.

Bn. 1,2

1.

   

 p

 

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

 

Perc. 2

Perc. 3

Perc. 4



Hn. 1,3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

  

f dolce

 

brings

  

 me

a

   

life;

Jiang I

Zhizhen

Mao

      

life;

  

brings

Vn. I

Vn. II

Vc.

Cb.

a

     

 



  

    

 

Va.

me

ord.

 p



a

kind

of

      

  

  love

unis. (pizz.)





  

  

   

that will

   

   

 

       

bind

us

   



  

 

   

to - ge

-

ther in

a

    way

that will

   

         

  al

 -

ways en -

   

  

  

   f

  



f



   f


268

Madame Mao - Act II

 





 

 

 

    

 

   

 

 

 

Hn. 2,4





Tpt. 1,2





Tpt. 3

 

 









 

 

 

 

 

Perc. 2

 

 

Perc. 3





Perc. 4



 

 









50

Picc.

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

(1.)



    f

al

-

 

 (p)







pp

 f

ways en - dure.



my

f

   1.

f





life.

Jiang I





Zhizhen

 

 

Mao

Vn. I

 

dure.

f

   

Va.

 

Vc.

  





p sub.



p sub.



   

  

 

and a - maz

 -



 

 

 

 

    

       

ing,

   a

    

wo - man

pp non div. (pizz.)

p sub.

Cb.

   She is strong

     

Vn. II







 

of

     

po - wer,

my

   

  

   

God - dess,

my

f

 

  

  







    

 

f



f





  

 









f



life.

   

 






269

Madame Mao - Act II

  

 

56

Picc.

Fl. 1

                   

Ob. 1,2

p

                     (1.)

Cl. 1,2

p

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

 

 

 

 

   

    

 



 

 

    f 

     

 

 









   





 

 

 





 





  





 





 









   

p

    





 





  

  

2 Acc. Bar.

  

     

Va.

  

Vc.

 

    p

p



An

am

p



An

am

p

   

Vn. II

   

2 Acc. T

f a2

 

 

Mao

Cb.

ff

   

Zhizhen

Vn. I

ff

mp

 

           ff



a2   

Jiang I

2 Acc. B

Perc. 3

Jiang II

 

Perc. 2

Hp

 

Tbn. 1,2

Perc. 4

(p)

  

       ff mp  (1.)        

Tpt. 3

Perc. 1

p

                                         (p)                              

Tpt. 1,2

Timp.

        

  

Hn. 2,4

B. Tbn./ Tba.

      (1.)





An

am

p

    -

bi - tious wo - man

   -

bi - tious wo - man

   -

bi - tious wo - man

   

  is

a

 curse

  

 

on the Par - ty,

  

  

is

on the Par - ty,

a

curse

  

  

is

on the Par - ty,

a

curse

   and a

   and a

curse,

  

and a

        



curse

pp



 





pp



f



pp



f

 

 

 

I in - sist!

ff



   a curse



  

curse,

a curse

       

 

 

        

 

on our

na - tion!

ff

on our

na - tion!

ff

on our

na - tion!





 

 

pp



f       





 



 

(f)

(f)

 

 

 

          



 

ff



ff




270

Madame Mao - Act II

  





 





 





 





 

 

 

 (a2) 

 

 

a2

a2

62

Picc.

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

q = 132

   (a2)

Hn. 2,4



 



 



 

 

   solo       

Tbn. 1,2

Perc. 1

   

Jiang II

 

 

  



 

 

 

  

f

Cb.





f





   

  



 



 

 

 





 





 





 

                

  

(S. D.)

  

Vc.



Va.

ff

 

Vn. II





 

ff

       f

How can you

        How can you

f arco

         f

      



 



your wife,

 

f

   

 

your wife,

 

arco

 



  

a - ban - don

         

 

a - ban - don

f

 

a - ban - don

        f

      

 

  

f

q = 132

Vn. I

(Slapstick)

How can you

2 Acc. B

2 Acc. Bar.

  

 

2 Acc. T

 



Mao



Zhizhen

f

ff

   

 

 

Jiang I

f

 



 

Perc. 3

Hp

fff

  



Perc. 2

Perc. 4

ff

Tpt. 3

Timp.

    

 

Tpt. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

ff

 



I

 



arms

  

your com

rade

in

your wife,

  

your wife,

-

  

 

your

in - sist!

com - rade in

  

ff

arms

for an act - ress,

   

  

  

  

  

  

       

a

(f)

(f)

 

   

crea - ture from the

  

 

 

a

 

 



 



   

arco

   

crea - ture from the

(f)

      

for an act - ress,

      

 

for an act - ress, a crea - ture from the

    

your com - rade in arms





f

  

  



  

 

  

 

  

 


271

Madame Mao - Act II

  





 

 

 

67

Picc.

Fl. 1

  

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1,2

 

 

   

Hn. 1,3

  

Perc. 1

Jiang II

 

 

 

   

 

    

   

 



   

 

 

   

 

  



   

 

 

f

ff

   

 

ff

    

 

 

   

  

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       









 





  

 

 

  

 

 

 





 

 

 

  

 

 

 





 







Mao

  





I

2 Acc. Bar.

 

  

in - sist!

     

     gut - ter?     

2 Acc. T

  

ff

It is

out

     

gut - ter?

ff

It is

      

      



    f

 

  

Vn. II

ff

  

Va.

  

      ff

Vc.

 

ff

 

 



  

  

   

It is

of the ques - tion!



out

of the ques - tion

  

    out

  

It is out



   

pizz.

 

f

 



  

It is



It is

out

 

 

 

 

of the

  

  

   

 





 

  

It is

   It is



out

  



of the ques - tion!

  

ques - tion!

 



of the ques - tion!

It is



 

out

   

   

of the ques - tion!

   

of the ques - tion

 pizz.



ff

It is

ff

of the ques - tion!

out

gut - ter?

Cb.



 



Zhizhen

Vn. I

 

Jiang I

2 Acc. B

 

Perc. 3

Hp

 



Perc. 2

Perc. 4

 

Tbn. 1,2

Timp.

 

 

Tpt. 3

B. Tbn./ Tba.

  f

 

Tpt. 1,2

f

f

(a2)

Hn. 2,4

   

      

 



(a2)

   

out

  











 


272

Madame Mao - Act II

 



Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

     

 



    

 

71

Picc.

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(f)

 

 

 

   



 

  

   



(f)

 

 

    

  

    

   

 

    

 

    

    

 

Hn. 2,4



Tpt. 1,2

 

Tpt. 3





 

 





Perc. 2

 

Perc. 3



Perc. 4



 





 



Jiang I



Zhizhen



 

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

Mao



  out

2 Acc. T

   

It

2 Acc. B

Vn. I

is

out

  

  

Vc.

  It



is

out

      

of the ques - tion!

It





 out

  

 

 



of the ques - tion!

is

out

 

of the ques - tion!

 



It





 

 

out

      

  

  



It

of the

is

out

 

 



is

out

   

f



 pizz.   (f)

It





  It

is



of the ques - tion,

pizz.

 

 

ques - tion!



of the ques - tion!

It

 

is

of the ques - tion!

 

Va.

  

of the ques - tion,

 

Vn. II

Cb.

 

of the ques - tion!

    

2 Acc. Bar.



(f)

is

out

out



(f)

out

  

ques - tion!

  

 





of the ques - tion,

of the



of the ques - tion,



   

 

(f)

(f)

 

out

of the

out

of the

    

     

It is out

of the

 

 

  

 







(f)

    




273

Madame Mao - Act II

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

75

Picc.

Fl. 1

   

Ob. 1,2

 

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

  



 

   

 



2. to Contrabassoon

ff

 

              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

 

(Slapstick)

 

  

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 



    

 - tion,

 

ques - tion,

   

    

Vc.

 



 out

 out

 out

  

Va.

(S. D.)

 

of

the

(getting angry)

of

the

  of

the



ques - tion,



 



ques - tion,





ques - tion,



 

 out

 out

 out

  

 ff



 

   ff  ff

ques - tion,

Vn. II

 f

    ques

2 Acc. Bar.

f

 

2 Acc. T

  f

Mao

Cb.

ff

a2

Zhizhen

Vn. I

 

 

Jiang I

2 Acc. B

 

 

 

Perc. 3

Jiang II

   

 

 

Perc. 2

Hp



 

a2

Tbn. 1,2

Perc. 4

 

a2

Tpt. 3

Perc. 1



 

 

Tpt. 1,2

Timp.



 

Hn. 2,4

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 

 

  

 

  of

the

  of

the

 

of

 

the



ff



ques -



ff

ques



ques

-



ff

 

ff

ff ff

ff

I

   in -

sist!

ff

 

ff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

tion!

 -

ff

  

ff

tion!

 tion!





 


274

Madame Mao - Act II

 

Poco meno mosso q = 116

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

 

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

  

79

Picc.

Bn. 1

Cbn. Bn. 2

Hn. 1,3

 

p

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 















   

mp

 



p

 

 

 

 



 

Jiang I

Zhizhen

Perc. 1

  

Low Tamtam

Perc. 2

mf

Perc. 3

     solo

Perc. 4

Hp

Jiang II

Mao

 

Low Bass Drum (heavy wood beater)

mp

Timp.



ff (stopped)

    

 



If you don't

  

   

Vn. I

 

Vn. II

 

Va.

 

Vc.

Cb.

(pizz.)

   f (pizz.)

    f  (pizz.)     (pizz.)

f

         

   

a - gree to Jiang Ching as my

Poco meno mosso q = 116

   f



   

 

 

 

  

   

wife

we shell re - turn

 

 



  



 



   

   to my

  

 

vil - lage to - ge - ther,

        

          

  

  



I

have

 

        

  

  no

life

  with -

  

  

     

  

   

 

      

  


275

Madame Mao - Act II

 

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

 

h = 58



 

 

 



 



Bn. 1

 

 

Cbn.2 Bn.

 



 

 

 

  

84

Picc.

Hn. 1,3

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

  

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 



 

   



     ff

 

 

 

 

  

 

  



       ff   

take mute

    ff    

mf

ff







 

  



mf

 1., 2. take mute

 



3.

ff

p

 p











 



 

 

1., 2. take mute

Bs. Tbn., Tba. take mute

 



Perc. 2

 



Perc. 3

 

 



 

 

 

 

Timp.

Perc. 1

Perc. 4

Hp

solo

   

 

(L. B. D.)



 

 

f

 

Jiang I

 



Zhizhen

 

 

 



Jiang II

Mao

Vn. I



out her,

    (f)    (f)

Vn. II

Va.



(f)

 

Vc.

   



and can't com - mand

           

   

 the

           

  

 re

-



 

vo - lu - tion!

                     

(f)

Cb.

[The Committee is shocked and does not know how to respond.]

 

ff

ff

 

ff

ff

   

(in a softer voice) p legato

I'm

not

 

ask - ing

you





to

crown

her

as

 

h = 58

 

 



 



 

  

(pizz.)

 

 

(pizz.)





 

 

p

p

 

 

 

 


276

Madame Mao - Act II

 





Fl. 1





Ob. 1,2





Cl. 1,2





 

 

 

 

90

Picc.

Bn. 1

Cbn. Bn. 2

Hn. 1,3

 (3.)  

  



Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2



Tpt. 3



 

 



 







     



 

 

 



 

    





















Perc. 3





Perc. 4



 

 

 

  







 

Perc. 2

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

 

Zhizhen

Mao

Vn. I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.



 

 I

queen,

   

   

am

ask



  

 

  

 

 

MMLOLMML

 

-

ing you to

  

con - si - der my



 

   





as

 

needs

a



 

 

 

 





 

 





[During the following, the Committee is seen to be reasoning with Mao.]

leave

f legato

 



 

me

with the

 

    

o - thers on the stairs?



Will you leave

me

     

with the o - thers on the

     

  

    

 

   

  

arco

f







man.

 

ff

 

 

   



    



f legato

Will you

 

 

 



Jiang I

       

arco

  

  

  

  

   arco

f

  

  

f

   



  

arco

f

 

   

   

 

 


277

Madame Mao - Act II

 



Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

        

 

 

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

97

Picc.

Cl. 1,2

p 1.

      p

   

 

                         



 





 





 

 

 



Perc. 2



Perc. 3

 

Perc. 4







 

 

Bn. 1

Bn. Cbn.2

Hn. 1,3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

 

Hp

Jiang II

 

    

Jiang I

 

Mao

2 Acc. B

Vn. I

Cb.





 

strong

Am



e - nough

 I

 

 to

strong e - nough to

 

hold

you



hold

 

   

     

        

here?

        

 

  

    

  

  

 

    

  

div.

    

An

am

div.

   

An

am



An

am

p

      

 

 

p

p

pp

���    pp

     pp

pp

 

   

 

f



 -

-

I'm

bi - tious wo - man

bi - tious wo - man

 -

bi - tious wo - man

 

      

div.

 not

ask

  

unis., pizz.

a curse

on out

a curse

 

 f

      

on out

 



 

f

unis., pizz.

  

is

  







 



mp

 

 (pizz.)



ing

on out

is



-

a curse

  

ppp

is

   



   

 

here?

you

div.

  



 

  





     



Vc.





   

Va.

  

Vn. II

I

2 Acc. Bar.

Am

 

2 Acc. T



stairs? Zhizhen





mp

mp


278

Madame Mao - Act II

  



 

 

 

      



 



 

 

  

 

 



 



 



 

 

 

 

       





  

 

  

 

  



 

102

Picc.

Fl. 1

           

Ob. 1,2

(1.)

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1

Cbn. Bn. 2

Hn. 1,3

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Perc. 3

Perc. 4

Hp

Jiang II

  

 

    Par   

2 Acc. Bar.

Par

     

Vc.

you

to

 -

-

  

shall I

a - gain

shall I

her

as



C - Cb

suf - fer

queen,

a

 

suf - fer



I







a

life

of

 

am

ask

of

ing you

the



  

des - pair,

   

-

 

des - pair,

 

life



to

con - si

the

    -





 









  

  

  

crown



  

  



 

vic - tim

 

vic - tim

  



der my

needs



 





 

   

of man, the

 

 

of man, the



 

as

a







ty.

ty.

 -



a - gain



  

Ne - ver

  

ty.

 

Va.

Cb.

Par

  

   

Vn. II

 

(f)

    

2 Acc. T

Vn. I

 

Mao

(f)





ff

Ne - ver

 

Zhizhen

2 Acc. B

LMLOLLLL

 

Jiang I

  

   

 

unis.

f

 

  

  

    

  

  

  

unis.

  f

   arco

f

   arco

f







       

     

  



 

  

 

  

  



 

  

   

   

 

 



  div.

   

    

 

 

     


279

Madame Mao - Act II

  

 

108

Picc.

Fl. 1

  

Ob. 1,2

  

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1

Bn. 2 Cbn.

Hn. 1,3

 

p

     











 

 

 

 

 

   

  

 

  

   



         

Zhizhen

 

Mao

 



  

Jiang I

 

vic - tim

mp



   of de - sire.

  

of de - sire.

2 Acc. T

2 Acc. Bar.

 

 

 

 

She

   



brings

me

a

 

An

am

-

bi - tious wo - man

is

a

curse

on our

par

  

   

  

An

am

-

bi - tious wo - man

is

a

curse

on our

par

  

(p)



An

am

     

   

 -



div.

 

pp

pp

     

pp

pp

 

   

bi - tious wo - man

 

   

 

 

  

  

is

on our

a

curse

a

(p)

 

 

life

  



    

Vc.

   

div.

Va.

(p)

   

Vn. II

 

man.

Cb.

 

 

vic - tim

Vn. I

f

  

2 Acc. B

        

 f

Contrabassoon

       

        

Perc. 3

Jiang II

     

   

Perc. 2

Hp

 

           

Tbn. 1,2

Perc. 4

    

p

             

Tpt. 3

Perc. 1

        

Tpt. 1,2

Timp.

 

   

  

Hn. 2,4

B. Tbn./ Tba.

1.

        

par

kind

of



 

love

-

ty,

an

am

-

bi - tious wo - man

is

a

-

ty,

an

am

-

bi - tious wo - man

is

a





 

ty,

an

am

-

-

   

     

bi - tious wo - man



unis., pizz.



(pizz.)

 

 

 

 

   

is

 

 

a


280

Madame Mao - Act II

 





113

Picc.

Fl. 1

                   

Ob. 1,2

         

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1

Bn. Cbn.2

 

f

f

 

 





       



























 

1., 2. mute

Tpt. 1,2

mute

Tpt. 3

 

Hn. 1,3

Hn. 2,4

              

            

   ff

   

 

    ff   

 



Perc. 2

Perc. 3

Perc. 4



 

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

(f)

 



Will you leave

Jiang I

  

Mao



2 Acc. T

2 Acc. Bar.

2 Acc. B

Vn. I

that

will

   

    bind

us

 

  curse  

on our

 

  

curse

on our

na - tion.

 

 

curse

on our



 

 





with the

me



unis.

f

   f

   f

f

  

 unis.

 f

 

o

 -





thers



with

the

 

 

     

on the stairs?

 o



-

thers





on

the

stairs?

  in

 

  a

way

 

 

that

    a



will

al

curse

    is



is

An am - bi - tious wo - man

na - tion.



me

An am - bi - tious wo - man



  

An am - bi - tious wo - man

 

ther

na - tion.

Vc.

-

Va.



to - ge

 

Vn. II

Cb.



(f)

Will you leave Zhizhen

a

curse







a

 

  

is

curse



 -

 

 



    

 

    



ways

en

-

on the Par - ty.

on the Par - ty.

   

 

on the Par - ty.







    



  

 


281

Madame Mao - Act II

 



Fl. 1

 

Ob. 1,2



Cl. 1,2



118

Picc.

Bn. 1

Bn. Cbn.2

Hn. 1,3

 

   







 

 

   







  

 

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

 

Tpt. 3

 

 





 



   

 

 



 

 

 

     

                      

          

          

          

   

 

 



 







Perc. 2

 

Perc. 3



Perc. 4





 

 

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

   Am

 

Jiang I

 I

 strong

 

Mao





  

2 Acc. B

Vn. I

 

 



Va.

 

Vc.

 

-

An am

-

An am

 





  

 

 





to

hold

-

 

 

bi - tious wo - man



bi - tious wo - man

 

   



   

 

 here?

 





I'm

not

 

 

you

here?

 

   

 

is



on our

curse

on our

is

bi - tious wo - man

 

  

Vn. II

Cb.

An am

 

2 Acc. Bar.

 you

 

e - nough

  

hold

 

strong

dure. 2 Acc. T

to



I

e - nough





Am Zhizhen

 

a

a

  is



a

curse

on our

curse



 

  



 





Ne - ver

a - gain

Ne - ver

shall

  

a - gain



ask

 

na - tion.

-

ing

 

suf - fer

a

  I

 

suf - fer

a



An am - bi - tious

wo - man is

  a

curse

An am - bi - tious

wo - man is

a

curse

wo - man is

a

curse

 

 

na - tion.

I

 

 

          

An am - bi - tious

 

 

  

you

  

to

na - tion.

shall

 

  



 

     

 

crown

   

 

 

 

     





  

 

 

     

  

 

 

 

     

   

 

 

 

 

 

    

 


282

Madame Mao - Act II

 





Fl. 1

 

 

Ob. 1,2





Cl. 1,2





123

Picc.

Bn. 1

 

Cbn. Bn. 2

 

Hn. 1,3

 

 

 

  

  

 





 

 

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

           

 

      



Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

 

  

 

   



 

       

             

   

 

 



  

      

   

   

    

 

    

             

 











���

Perc. 2





Perc. 3

 

 

Perc. 4











 

 

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

  



life

Jiang I

Zhizhen



 

2 Acc. T

    



2 Acc. B

on the Par - ty.

Vc.

Cb.









 

 

 

 

  

An am - bi - tious



 

as

 

 

  

vic - tim

 

  

vic - tim

queen,

I

   

wo - man is

a,

wo - man is

a,



am

ask

 

  

 



  



 

of de - sire.

-

ing

you



   

  

to con - si

-

  

der

 

   

an

am - bi - tious

wo - man is

a

curse

on the Par - ty

and the

an

am - bi - tious

wo - man is

a

curse



on the Par - ty

and the

an

am - bi - tious

wo - man is

a

curse

on the Par - ty

and the

 

   

 



  

vic - tim

 

 





of de - sire.

  

a,

  

  

vic - tim

  

of man, the



wo - man is

   

of man, the



An am - bi - tious



Va.

on the Par - ty.



the

 

 

An am - bi - tious

on the Par - ty.

 

her

  the

 

   

de - sire,



 

Vn. II

of

    

Vn. I



de - sire,

2 Acc. Bar.



life

 

Mao

of

     

 

  

 

 



     

 

 

 

  

 

     

   

    

  

 

    


283

Madame Mao - Act II

  



 



 

 

 



   

128

Picc.

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

 

Bn. 1

Cbn. Bn. 2

Hn. 1,3

  

Jiang I

Zhizhen

Mao

2 Acc. Bar.

to Bassoon    

 

 

1., 2. take mute out

take mute out

 

   

 

 



 



 



  



 



 



 

  

   

           



    





Will you

leave

me

 

 



 my

2 Acc. T

Perc. 3

Jiang II

Perc. 2

Hp



Tbn. 1,2

Perc. 4



Tpt. 3

Perc. 1



                 

Tpt. 1,2

Timp.

 

Hn. 2,4

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 

 

  

with the

 



me

o - thers on

Will you leave

needs

as



  the

stairs?

 

with the

 

o - thers on the

a

 stairs?

 

ff Bs. Tbn., Tba. mute

 

ff



Am



1., 2. mute



I

strong



Am

   

man.

 

e - nough



I

to

strong e - nough to



I

am





 

 



na - tion!

     

na - tion!

2 Acc. B

na - tion!

Vn. I

Vn. II

        

      

div.

 

f

 

div.       

f

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

        

  

 



       

   

div.

 



 

f

 

       

   

 

 

   





         

          

   

         

         

  p

  p

 

        

  

   

      

 

 

 


284

Madame Mao - Act II

 

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

 

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

  

133

Picc.

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 

 











 

 







 











 







 

Perc. 2

Perc. 3

Perc. 4

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

accel.

 

fff

(ff)

(ff)

 



  





hold

Jiang I

you



hold

 

Mao

ask

-

ing

to

here?



con - si

 

fff

-



der

my



needs

as

  a

 

 

man.

f

 

Such

2 Acc. Bar.

   

you

 

2 Acc. T









you

 

here?



Zhizhen



q = 132

  f

Such 2 Acc. B

Vn. I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

  f

Such

 

 

   

    

 

 

  

    

 

 



  



     

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

   

 

   

 

accel.

  

 

 

 

q = 132

 

unis.

  f unis.

  f unis.

   f  


285

Madame Mao - Act II

 

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

 

138

Picc.

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

a2





 

f gliss.





a2

1., 2. without mute

a2

1., 2. take mute out

Bs. Tbn., Tba. take mute out

 



 

Jiang I

Zhizhen

Hn. 2,4

f gliss. Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Perc. 3

Perc. 4

Hp

Jiang II

 

2 Acc. T

2 Acc. Bar.

2 Acc. B

Vn. I



 

-

wo

-

wo

  wo

 

Va.

Vc.



f

 

   

(S. D.)

-



men

are

men

are



men

are

They

can

rare.

They

can

They

can

rare.

 rare.

                 

Vn. II

Cb.

f gliss.

f

Mao

(Slapstick)



                 

 

 

         



too

much

wield

too

much



too

much

wield

 wield

 

 

 

 



po - wer.



 

 



Such

po - wer.

 

Such

    

           

cresc.  

Such

po - wer.

 

            

wo - men cresc.

 

are rare.

They'll

 

wo - men, such wo



cresc.

wo - men

 

wield

are rare.

 

Such

wo

men are rare.

too much po

  

-

They'll

 -

 -

wer.

wield

men are rare..

 

 They'll

     

    

    

       

   

 

       

   

  

 


286

Madame Mao - Act II

 

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

141

Picc.

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

 (a2)           (a2)     (a2)

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Perc. 1

  

 

 

  

 

 

 

Tbn. 1,2

Timp.

Tpt. 3

B. Tbn./ Tba.

  

(Slapstick)

      (S. D.)

Perc. 3

Perc. 2





 

  

 

  



 

Jiang I

Zhizhen

Perc. 4

Hp

Jiang II

Mao

(cresc.)

  

2 Acc. T

2 Acc. Bar.

 

2 Acc. B

 

(cresc.)

Vn. I

 

Such



 

wield

wo - men are rare.

 

They'll

too much po - wer,

(cresc.)

too



too

much

po

much

 -

wer,

 wield

 

po - wer,

 too

           

cresc.

   

Va.

Vc.

cresc.

            



po - wer,

 

much

   

too

           

Vn. II

too much

     cresc.

Cb.



 much



po - wer,

 too

 much

too

po - wer,

po - wer,



too



much

 much



po - wer,

 too

 much



po - wer,



po - wer,

too



too

much,



too

 much,



much,

 too

much,

too

much,

 too

too

 

much,

too

much,

much,

too

 

much,

 too

much

too

much

 too

 

much

                                  

                                                                      


287

Madame Mao - Act II

 





 

Fl. 1

 

 

 

Ob. 1,2







Cl. 1,2

 

 

 









 



take mute

 

 



144

Picc.

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

 (a2)  

(a2)

 

 

fltg.

Bs. Tbn. without mute

    f

f

  

 

p

 

Perc. 2

Perc. 3

 

(S. D.)

 

f

  

  

pp

ff

   

  

pp fltg.

ff

  

       

pp

ff

  

  

  

pp

     

   

f

 

p

   

f

  

fltg.

 

    

 

   p



fltg.

f

ff

pp

ff

  

  

pp

ff

 

 





 

 

 

   







  

  

 

 

fltg., without mute

    f

 

p

solo

(Slapstick)

 

p

  

  

 

fltg.

a2, without mute

 

Tbn. 1,2

 

 

Tpt. 3

Perc. 1

 

 

Tpt. 1,2

Timp.

(a2)

 

Hn. 2,4

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 

ff





 

 



   

(stopped)

  





 

 

 







 

 

 

 

Jiang I







Zhizhen

 

 

 







Perc. 4

Hp

Jiang II

Mao



ff

 

2 Acc. T

2 Acc. Bar.

2 Acc. B

Vn. I

pp

po - wer!

This

one

ff

(ff)

po - wer!

This

one

ff

(ff)



 

  

po - wer!

(ff)

This

  

   must be

    must be

 



  

 

-

sti

-

sti

  

 

must be

sti

one

fled

  

fled

 

-



  

   at

at

f

 

  



��� 

  



 

  



birth.

   

fled

 

birth.

    at

  

birth.

       





 

     







     







 

 

 







ff

Vn. II

ff

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

(L. B. D.)

ff


288

Madame Mao - Act II

  

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

150

Picc.

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

Tbn. 1,2

B. Tbn./ Tba.

Timp.

Perc. 1

Jiang II

ff

   

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

 

(Now they pronounce) ff

      

2 Acc. Bar.

  

 



   



   





We





We

a - gree

ff

 ff

We

a - gree



Cb.

  

 

non div., pizz.

  

non div., pizz.

  

  

(pizz.)

(pizz.)

  

 

ff non div., pizz.

  ff 

ff



to the ar - range

 

 







ff



   

ff



to the ar - range

a - gree



to the ar - range



Subito q = 116

Vc.

Tuba: non gliss. without mute

2 Acc. T

Va.

    

Mao

Vn. II

ff

a2

Zhizhen

Vn. I

Jiang I

2 Acc. B

   

Perc. 3

Hp

     

a2

 

Perc. 2

Perc. 4

Subito q = 116

     

 

   -

ment,

  

-

if

ment,

ment,

 

 







  if

  

-

 

  if

    







to our

    

-

you

a - gree

to our

-

a - gree



 

you

       

 

  

you

    





  

  

 



a - gree

  

   

  to our

con - di

con - di



con - di

-

tions.

 

tions.

 

   

 













  

  

  

 

tions.



     

   


289

Madame Mao - Act II

 



Fl. 1



Ob. 1,2



Cl. 1,2



 

 

 

Hn. 2,4



Tpt. 1,2



Tpt. 3



(a2)

Tbn. 1,2



(a2)

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 

 

 



Perc. 2



Perc. 3



Perc. 4





 

 

 



Jiang I



Zhizhen





156

Picc.

Bn. 1,2

Hn. 1,3

Timp.

Perc. 1

Hp

Jiang II

Mao

  

2 Acc. T

 

2 Acc. Bar.

 For

 

For 2 Acc. B

Vn. I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

 



For

  

 

 

 

      

  

 



of the

  

-

the sake

of the

-

 

the sake

Par

Par

  

of the

Par

 

 



 

the sake

-



ty

ty



ty

  

   

   

 



div. (pizz.)

div. (pizz.)



        





you

must

curb



  her



you

must

curb

her





you

must

curb

    

   

her

     



  

 





 

am - bi - tions.

 



 

am - bi - tions.



 

 

 

am - bi - tions.

 





She

 

She

must a

 

must a

-

  -

-

all



her

gree

to de - vote

all

her

gree

  



        

  

 



to de - vote

 

   



    

must a

 

gree

   





She



      

      

  

to de - vote



all

her

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

   

     


290

Madame Mao - Act II

 

Fl. 1

Ob. 1,2

Cl. 1,2

 

Hn. 2,4

Tpt. 1,2

Tpt. 3

(a2)

Tbn. 1,2

 

(a2)

B. Tbn./ Tba.

 

Perc. 2

Perc. 3

Perc. 4



 

Jiang I

Zhizhen