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ANDRÉ PREVIN

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Based on the Play by Tennessee Williams

Full Score Act II

Libretto by

Philip Littell

from the G. Schirmer Rental Library date of printing______

G. Schirmer, Inc. New York, NY

ANDRÉ PREVIN

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Based on the Play by Tennessee Williams

Full Score Act II

Libretto by

Philip Littell This Opera was commissioned by San Francisco Opera

G. Schirmer, Inc. New York, NY

Cast Blanche Dubois_________________________ Soprano Stanley Kowalski________________________ Baritone Stella Kowalski__________________________ Soprano Harold Mitchell (Mitch)____________________ Tenor Eunice Hubbell____________________ Mezzo–soprano Steve Hubbell__________________________ Baritone A Young Collector_________________________ Tenor Mexican Woman__________________ Mezzo–soprano Nurse____________________ Speaking (Non–singing) Doctor_________________________ Speaking (Non–singing) Pablo Gonzales_________ Non–singing, Non–speaking

Act II Table of Contents Prologue________________ 272 Scene 1_________________ 285 Scene 2_________________ 352

Instrumentation 3 Flutes (2nd doubling Piccolo & Alto Flute, 3rd doubling Piccolo & Alto Flute) 2 Oboes (2nd doubling English Horn) 3 Clarinets in B = (1st doubling Clarinet in E =, 2nd doubling Clarinet in E = & Alto Saxophone, 3rd doubling Bass Clarinet) 2 Bassoons (2nd doubling Contrabassoon) 4 Horns in F Trumpets (1st & 2nd in C, 3rd in C & B =) 2 Trombones Bass Trombone Tuba Timpani (doubling Bass Drum) Percussion (2 players) Suspended Cymbals Vibraphone Bells Snare Drum Xylophone Bass Drum Drumkit Claves Tamtam Small Gongs Whip Tom–tom Piccolo Snare Drum Castanets Large Bass Drum Harp Celesta Strings

Duration ca. 2 hours 30 minutes

Act II

272

Prologue

Allegro Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Allegro 3

I Vn. II

Vla. 3

3

3

Vc. 3

Cb.

3

3

Act II, Prologue

273

5 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

a2 1 2 Hn. in F

a2 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

274

Act II, Prologue 9

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob.

Oboe 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

(a2) 1 2 Hn. in F

(a2) 3 4 a2 1 2

Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

I Vn.

div. II div.

Vla. 3

3

3

Vc. 3

Cb.

3

Act II, Prologue 13 Fl.

275 a2

1 2

Picc.

1 3

Ob.

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2 3

1 3

Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

I Vn.

unis. II 3

unis.

3

Vla.

Vc. 3

Cb.

276

Act II, Prologue 17

Fl.

(a2)

(

=

)

Faster

1 2

Picc.

1 3

Ob.

3

3

3

3

2 3

to E Clarinet 1 3

Cl. in B

3

3

2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1. Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

B.D. 2 secco

Harp

Celesta

(

=

)

Faster

I Vn. II 3

3

3

Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Prologue

277

21 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

Cl. in E

1

Cl. in B

2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1.

(1.) Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

(B.D.) 2

Harp

Celesta

I Vn. II

Vla. unis. Vc.

Cb.

div.

278

Act II, Prologue 26

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

Cl. in E

1

Cl. in B

2

Bs. Cl. marc. Bn.

1 marc.

Cbn. marc.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

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

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. Xyl. 1 Perc.

(B.D.) 2

Harp

Celesta

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

S.D.

Act II, Prologue 32 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2 Clarinet in E Cl. in E

1

Cl. in B

2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

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

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. Xyl. 1

Perc.

S.D. 2

Harp

Celesta

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

279

280

Act II, Prologue

rit.

38 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

to Clarinet in B Cl. in E

1

Cl. in B

2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1 to Bassoon

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

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

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. Xyl. 1

Perc.

S.D. 2

Harp

Celesta

rit. I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Prologue 43 Fl.

281

Slower

=

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1., solo 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Slower 1. solo

= I Vn.

gli altri II div.

Vla. unis. Vc.

Cb.

espr.

282

Act II, Prologue

Slower still 49

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1., solo 1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1., solo Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Some weeks later. Blanche is writing a letter on the kitchen table, Stella is cleaning up the bedroom.)

Slower still tutti

3

I

espr. Vn.

3 3

II

espr.

3

3

unis.

Vla. div. unis. Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Prologue 55 Fl.

283

1., solo

1 2 solo to Flute

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

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

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

div. I Vn.

div. II

div. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

284

Act II, Prologue 1., fltg.

rit.

61 1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Lights up. Stanley comes out of the bathroom and starts getting ready to go out to bowl. Stella goes into the bathroom.)

rit. unis. I Vn. II

unis. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

Act II, Scene 1

Scene 1 Moderato, strict tempo

Tempo ad lib.

285

Strict tempo

1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 jazz

Cl. in B 2

6

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C

jazz 3

1., jazz Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Stanley 3

Say, Blanche‌ do you

Moderato, strict tempo I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc. 1 jazz bass, pizz. Cb.

Tempo ad lib.

hap pen to know a guy named Shaw?

Strict tempo

286

Act II, Scene 1 6

Tempo ad lib.

Strict tempo

1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1. Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Why, ev ’ry bo dy knows some bo dy named Shaw… Stanley

Well,thissomebo dynamedShaw

Tempo ad lib.

Strict tempo

div. unis. I

div.

Vn.

unis. II

div. Vla.

Vc.

(1 jazz bass, pizz.) Cb.

is un der the im pres sionthat he

Act II, Scene 1

287

12 1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

2 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 2. jazz 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1. Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Stanley 3

3

met you in Lau rel‌

But he must have got you mixed up

with some bo dy else,

I Vn.

div. II

unis. Vla. div. Vc.

Cb.

288

Act II, Scene 1

Faster

17 1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

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

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn.

3

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Stanley 3

be cause this o ther par ty

he met at a ho tel called The Fla

min go‌

Faster I Vn.

unis. II

Vla. unis. Vc.

gli altri, arco

1 jazz bass, pizz.

gli altri, arco

Cb. 3

Act II, Scene 1

289

22 1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

2 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(freely)

3

Blanche

I’m a fraid he does have me mixed up

with this o ther par ty.

The Ho tel Fla min go

Stanley

div.

unis.

I sub.

Vn.

div. II sub.

Vla.

Vc. sub. (gli altri) Cb.

is

not the sort of place I would dare to be seen in.

290

Act II, Scene 1 29

(

=

)

Slower

1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

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

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

I’ve seen it.

I’ve seen it, and I’ve smelled it.

Stanley

You know it?

Well, you must have got ten pret ty close if you could

div.

(

=

)

Slower unis.

I sub.

Vn.

unis. II sub.

Vla. sub. div.

unis.

Vc. sub. (gli altri) Cb. sub.

1 jazz bass, pizz.

gli altri, arco

Act II, Scene 1

291

34 1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2 6

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Stanley leans in Blanche’s direction and sniffs.) Blanche

Cheap per fume has a

pe ne trat ing o dor.

Stanley

smell it.

It sure does.

A ny way, he’s div.

I Vn.

div. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

unis.

292

Act II, Scene 1 40

Tempo ad lib.

Strict tempo

1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 2. 1 2 sub.

Tpt. in C 3 sub. Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba sub.

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Stanley

in and out of Lau rel all the

time.

Tempo ad lib.

All he has to do

is

check on it

Strict tempo unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc. 1 jazz bass (pizz.) (gli altri)

1 jazz bass, pizz.

Cb.

gli altri (arco)

and clear up a ny mis

Act II, Scene 1 46

1.

293

6

1 2 6

Fl.

6

3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 non jazz

al sord. (straight mute)

1 2 Tpt. in C

non jazz

al sord. (straight mute)

3

non jazz Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Stella comes out of the bathroom.) Blanche (to Stella) Stanley 3

take.

I’ll see you 6

I 6

Vn.

6 6

II 6

6

pizz.

arco

Vla.

pizz.

div., arco

Vc.

tutti, pizz. Cb.

arco

at the Four

294

Act II, Scene 1 50 1 2

Fl.

3

3

1 Ob. 2 6

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Stella: Stella

Hey! Don’t I rate a

big

kiss?

Stanley 3

Deu ces!

Not in front of your sis ter!

div.

unis.

I 3

Vn.

div. II 3

div.

Vla. unis. Vc.

Cb.

unis.

Act II, Scene 1

295

55 1 2 Fl.

Flute 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F

3. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1. Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Defiantly, Stella lays a big one on Stanley. Blanche busies herself, trying not to notice. Stanley leaves. There is a roll of distant thunder.) Blanche: Blanche

Stel la! Stella

div. I

espr. Vn. II

espr. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

unis.

296

Act II, Scene 1 60

1.

1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

9

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

urgently Blanche

What have you heard a bout me?

Stella:

3

What have they been tell ing you a

Stella

Are you still a fraid

of

thun der?

I sub. Vn.

unis. II sub. div.

Vla.

Vc. sub.

Cb.

unis.

Act II, Scene 1

297

64 1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Stella is embarrassed by the question. She goes to the icebox for a coke.) Blanche

bout me?

Has there been‌ have you heard a ny

un kind

gos sip?

Stella

Tell ing?

No, Blanche.

I Vn. II

div. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

298

Act II, Scene 1

Faster

69

1., solo

1 2 sub.

Fl. 3

1 Ob.

to English Horn 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn.

Bassoon

to Contrabassoon

2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 straight mute

via sord.

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(lightly) Blanche

Is that Coke for me?

(very brightly)

You

Stella

Oh,

who cares a

bout that kind of talk?

Not for a ny one else!

Faster I Vn.

div.

unis.

II (div.)

unis.

Vla. sub. Vc. sub. Cb. sub.

Act II, Scene 1

299

75 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 English Horn

solo

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(coyly) Blanche

pre cious thing.

Is

it

just Coke?

A shot

Stella 3

You mean you want a div. I Vn.

div. II

pizz. Vla.

pizz. Vc.

Cb.

shot?‌

ne ver did a

Coke

a

ny

300

Act II, Scene 1

poco rit.

a tempo

80

1.

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

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

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

harm.

Let me.

You must n’t wait on me.

Stella

I

like to wait on you.

It

makes it more like

poco rit. unis.

pizz.

home.

a tempo arco

I Vn.

unis. II

arco

pizz.

Vla.

arco Vc.

Cb.

div.

Act II, Scene 1 86

301

Flute 2 to Alto Flute

1 2 Fl. 3 solo Ob.

1 3

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Blanche dabs at her eyes and goes into the bedroom.)

(Stella follows into the bedroom.)

Blanche

I mustad mit

I

love to be

wait ed on…

Stella

Blanche! Hon ey… What is it?

I Vn.

div. II

arco Vla.

unis. Vc.

Cb.

302

Act II, Scene 1 93 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

You’re so good to me.

And I!

I have n’t been so good the last few years or so…

Stella

I

espr. Vn.

unis.

sub. div.

II

espr.

sub.

espr.

sub.

espr.

sub.

Vla.

Vc.

Cb. sub.

Act II, Scene 1

303

98 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H. cresc. poco a poco 1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. cresc. poco a poco Bn.

1 cresc. poco a poco Contrabassoon

Cbn. cresc. poco a poco

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(with mounting excitement)

(being brave) Blanche 3

But, ho ney, be lieve me

I won’t stay long.

I won’t

Stella

I sub. Vn.

unis.

div.

unis.

cresc. poco a poco

II sub. Vla. sub.

cresc. poco a poco div.

Vc. sub.

cresc. poco a poco div.

Cb. cresc. poco a poco

unis.

I

304

Act II, Scene 1 103

1.

1 2 Fl.

cresc. 3

Ob.

1

cresc.

to Oboe

E.H. 3 3

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 open

1.

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 al sord. (straight mute) Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn. al sord. (straight mute)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

pro mise,

I…

I

won’t

I

pro mise I’ll go.

Go

soon.

I

won’t hang a

round

’til he

throws me out!

Stella

Blanche!

I Vn. 3

II

div.

unis.

Vla.

unis. Vc.

div. Cb.

unis.

Act II, Scene 1

305

accel.

109 1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

stopped 1 2 Hn. in F

stopped 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3 straight mute Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn., straight mute

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

Sus. Cym., soft sticks 2

Harp

Celesta

(Stella pours the liquor into Blanche’s coke. It fizzes up and foams over.) Blanche 3

Now watch how you pour.

That fiz zy stuff runs o ver…

Stella 3

3

Will you stop talk ing fool ish?

accel. div.

6

6

unis. 6

div.

I 3 6

Vn.

div.

unis.

3

3

sub.

6

6

div.

6

II

3

6

sub.

6

sub.

3

3

6

Vla. 3 3

div.

3

3

3 3

unis. 6

div.

Vc. 6 6

6

3 3

sub. Cb.

3

3

3 3

306

Act II, Scene 1 1.

113

Slower

2. Alto Flute, solo

1 2 Fl.

to Piccolo 3

1 Ob.

Oboe

to English Horn

2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

a2 open

al sord. (fiber mute)

1 2 Hn. in F

a2 open

3.

al sord. (fiber mute)

3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

B.D., timpani sticks 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

Ah!

3

Right on my pret ti

est dress!

Gent ly…

Stella

Hea vens! Use your han ky…

Slower I Vn. II

Vla. (div.) Vc.

Cb.

Blot it…

Gent ly…

I

Act II, Scene 1 118 Fl.

307

Alto Flute to Flute 2

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 English Horn solo

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Blanche laughs) (spoken) Blanche 3

know…

3

Are n’t I luck y?

Not a bit.

Stella

Did it stain?

Whyon earth (div.)

I Vn.

(div.) II

div. a4 Vla.

(div.) Vc.

div. Cb.

didyou makethat fuss?

308

Act II, Scene 1

Slowly

124 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1., solo 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

I don’t know

why I screamed.

It’s Mitch.

Stella

Slowly I Vn. II unis. Vla. 1 solo tutti, unis. Vc.

espr. unis. Cb.

3

He’s com ing at sev en.

Act II, Scene 1

309

130 Fl.

Flutes 1. and 2.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Stel la,

all

3

I have giv en him

is

a

good night kiss.

That’s

all.

He thinks,

Stella

unis. I Vn.

unis. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

well, I

310

Act II, Scene 1 135

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1 to Bassoon

Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

Blanche

want to de ceive him

just e nough to make him want me.

Stella

Blanche,

6

6

6

div.

6

div.

I Vn.

6

6

II

div.

unis. 3

Vla. 3

3

div.

unis. 6

Vc. 6

6

Cb. 3

3

3

do you

want

him?

Act II, Scene 1

311

141 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

Blanche

I

want him ve ry

bad

Stella

I Vn. II div. Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

ly.

Yes!

I want to rest.

I want to breathe a

312

Act II, Scene 1 148

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 solo

E.H.

espr.

3

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 al sord. (straight mute) 1 2

Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Outside, Stanley is back, with a drink under his belt. He calls out to Stella.) Blanche

gain,

to

leave

here‌

Will it?

Stella

It will hap pen.

Stanley: (spoken) Stanley

Hey! Stella!

Hey! Steve!

unis. I Vn.

unis. II

unis. Vla. unis. Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Scene 1

313

Lightly 1.

155 Fl.

1 2 bright

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn.

bright 2

fiber mute via sord. 1 2 Hn. in F

fiber mute

via sord.

3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Stella goes out to Stanley who has been joined by Steve from upstairs.) Blanche

Stella

Yes, it will,

it

will,

it will!

But don’t take an

o ther drink.

Stanley

Lightly I

espr.

bright

Vn.

div. II

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

Vla.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

314

Act II, Scene 1 161

Fl.

1.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

open

stopped

1 2 Hn. in F

open 3 4 straight mute

1. via sord.

1 2 Tpt. in C

straight mute 3

(straight mute) Tbn.

1. via sord.

1 2 Bs. Tbn. (straight mute)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Stanley makes a grab for Stella as she comes out.) Blanche

Stella

Stanley

Hi ya fat ty!

I

Vn.

unis.

unis. div.

II div.

unis.

Vla. div.

unis.

Vc.

arco Cb.

Act II, Scene 1

poco a poco rall.

167 Fl.

315

poco meno

1 2

Picc. solo Ob.

1

E.H. solo 1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Stella shrugs free of him, walks off coolly. Stanley, bewildered, looks (There is another soft roll of thunder. after her, then back towards the apartment, thinking of Blanche and her The room darkens. Blanche lights effect on his and Stella’s lives. Sobered up, he follows in Stella’s direction.) her Chinese lantern.) Blanche

Stella

Ah, let me

go.

Stanley

poco meno

poco a poco rall. con sord. I Vn.

con sord. II

div., con sord. Vla. 1 solo, con sord.

tutti, div., con sord.

Vc.

con sord. div., half arco, half pizz. Cb.

316

Act II, Scene 1 175

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Soft

(con sord.) I Vn.

(con sord.) II (con sord.)

Vla.

(con sord.) Vc.

(con sord.) Cb.

peo

ple

have

got

to shim

mer

and

glow

Act II, Scene 1

317

183 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1., solo, open 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

soft

co

lors.

The co lors of the wings of but ter flies

and rain bows.

I Vn.

div. II unis.

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

318

Act II, Scene 1 189

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. Bassoon

to Contrabassoon

2

1. al sord. (fiber mute)

(1.) Hn. in F

1 2

3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Soft unis. (con sord.)

div.

unis. (con sord.)

div.

I

Vn.

unis.

II

(con sord.)

div.

Vla.

div.

unis. (con sord.) Vc.

(con sord.) Cb.

unis., arco

div., half arco, half pizz.

peo

ple

have got

to shim

mer

Act II, Scene 1

319

197 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

dolce 2 dolce

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

and

glow

And the light may be soft ened

by the plac ing

of a

pa

per

I Vn.

div. II unis.

div.

unis.

Vla. sub. Vc. sub. div., arco Cb.

lan

tern.

320

Act II, Scene 1 204

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1., fiber mute 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

But

soft is not e nough.

Soft is not e nough.

div. (con sord.) unis. I Vn.

(div., con sord.)

unis.

div.

unis.

II (con sord.)

div.

sub.

unis.

Vla. (div., con sord.)

unis.

div.

Vc. sub. div. (con sord.), half arco, half pizz.

unis., arco

Cb. sub.

Act II, Scene 1

321

fltg.

211 Fl.

1 2 fltg.

Piccolo Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H. fltg. 1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

via sord. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

At

trac

tive

and

soft

turns

the

trick.

I

am

fad

ing.

div. I Vn.

div. II

div.

unis.

Vla. unis. Vc.

div., half arco, half pizz. Cb.

unis., arco

div.

unis.

div.

322

Act II, Scene 1 218 1.

Fl.

1 2 to Flute

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

3

2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Contrabassoon

to Bassoon

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Blanche turns the light off. A light rain is falling.)

(There is a rap at the door. A young boy is standing in the open doorway.)

Blanche

Ah me… Ah me… Come in.

(spoken)

Collector

Evening, Ma’m. via sord. I Vn.

via sord. II via sord.

Vla. via sord. Vc. via sord. Cb.

Act II, Scene 1

323

226 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 to Oboe

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 3

Bn. Bassoon 2 3

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Well, well.

What

can I

do for

3

I did n’t know that

you?

Collector 8

I’m col lect ing unis., senza sord.

I Vn.

unis., senza sord. II

unis., senza sord. Vla.

div., senza sord. unis. Vc.

senza sord. Cb.

for the Ev ening Star.

324

Act II, Scene 1

Playfully 231

=

a2

1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob. Oboe 2 solo 1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. Bells 1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

stars took up col lec tions.

I

knew

Collector 8

It’s the pa per, ma’m…

Playfully div. I Vn.

div. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

=

that…

I

was

jo

Act II, Scene 1

325

Slow again

236 1 2 Fl. 3

1 Ob.

to English Horn 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1., open

1. al sord. (straight mute)

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. (Bells) 1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

king.

Will you have a drink?

Collector 8

No, m’am.

Slow again

unis.

I Vn.

unis. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

No thanks. Can’t drink on the

job.

326

Act II, Scene 1 242 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Let Collector 8

I sub.

Vn. II

sub. Vla. sub. Vc. sub. Cb. sub.

me

see…

I have n’t got

a dime…

I’m not the la

dy

3

of the

house!

Act II, Scene 1

327

247 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn.

to Contrabassoon 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(This stops him cold.)

3

Blanche

I’m one of those poor re la tions

(desperate)

you’ve heard tell a bout.

Hey!

3

Collector 8

May be I’ll drop by la ter… div. unis., pizz.

I Vn.

div.

unis., pizz.

II

pizz. Vla.

pizz.

non div.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

328

Act II, Scene 1 252 1 2

Fl.

Flute 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. and 2. straight mute 1 2 Tpt. in C

(straight mute) 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(He lights her cigarette—he may be awfully young, but he smokes.) Blanche 3

Hey.

Could you give me a light?

Thank you.

Hey… What’s the time?

Collector 8

Thank you. arco

I Vn.

arco II

arco Vla.

arco Vc.

arco Cb.

Ten

of

se

ven.

Act II, Scene 1

329

258 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 (straight mute) dip 1 2

Tpt. in C

dip (straight mute) 3 1. solo, open dip

Tbn.

1 2 2. (straight mute) 3. (straight mute) dip

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

open

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(regretfully) Blanche

So late…

So late…

So

late…

Collector 8

div. I

Vn.

div. II

div.

unis.

Vla.

div.

div.

unis.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

3

330

Act II, Scene 1 265 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Contrabassoon Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 sim. 1 2

Tpt. in C

sim. 3

1. straight mute, dip sim. Tbn.

sim.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

sim.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

Don’t you love these rain y

af ter noons?

The long af ter noons

of New Or leans.

When it

rains.

Collector 8

(div.) I Vn.

(div.) II

div. Vla.

(div.) Vc. (pizz.) Cb.

3

3

3

3

3

Act II, Scene 1 270

331

Flute 2 to Alto Flute

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

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

via sord. 3 via sord.

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn. via sord.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

When it

seems an hour

is n’t just an hour. When it

seems that an hour

is

a

lit tle bit

Collector 8

unis. I Vn.

unis. II

unis., non div. Vla.

unis.

div.

Vc. arco Cb.

div.

of

e

332

Act II, Scene 1 275 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

Hn. in F

a2 (open)

dip

a2 (open)

dip

1 2

3 4 open dip Tpt. in C

1 2 open dip 3 open

Tbn.

dip

1 2 Bs. Tbn. open

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

Sus. Cym., wire brush 2

Harp

Celesta

(anguished)

ten. Blanche

3

ter ni ty

dropped in your hand.

And you

Collector 8

6 3

I div. a4

Vn.

3

II

div.

unis.

div. a3 3

Vla. 3

unis.

(div.) Vc.

(div.)

unis.

div.

Cb. gli altri

1 jazz bass, pizz. 3

Act II, Scene 1 279

333 1.

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H. solo 1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1 to Bassoon

Cbn.

sim. Hn. in F

1 2 sim. 3 4 1. al sord. (straight mute)

sim. Tpt. in C

1 2 sim. 3 sim.

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

(Sus. Cym.) 2

Harp

Celesta

(conversationally) Blanche

don’t know what to do with it.

Did n’t you get wet

in

the rain?

You

Collector

No m’am.

8

I Vn.

unis. II

unis. Vla.

Vc.

3

Cb.

unis., arco

I stepped in side.

334

Act II, Scene 1 283 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1 3

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn.

Bassoon 2

a2 1 2 Hn. in F

a2 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

went in to a drug store…

and you had a so da…

Choc’ late?

Cher ry?

Collector 8

Yeah.

No, m’am.

Cher ry. div.

I 3

Vn.

div. II

Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Scene 1

335

Fast 288

molto rall.

1.

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn.

to Contrabassoon 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

You make my mouth wa ter! Collector 8

I had

Fast unis.

div.

a cher

ry

so da.

molto rall. unis.

I Vn.

unis.

div.

unis.

II div., pizz.

unis., arco

Vla. unis., pizz.

arco

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

arco

336

Act II, Scene 1 293 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

3. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. Vib. 1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(seductively) Blanche

Young

man

young man.

Young

Collector 8

Well,

I’d bet ter

go.

I espr., dim.

Vn.

div. II espr., dim. div.

unis.

Vla. espr., dim.

div.

unis.

Vc. espr., dim. Cb. dim.

young

Act II, Scene 1

337

299 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1 Contrabassoon

solo

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

young

young

man.

Has

a ny bo dy told you that you look like a prince?

Well you do,

Collector

No, m’am.

8

div. I Vn.

unis. II

div. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

unis.

ho ney lamb.

338

Act II, Scene 1 305 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

Sus. Cym., brush 2

Harp

Celesta

(She moves into the bedroom.) Blanche

Come here.

Come on ov er here.

Collector 8

(div.) I Vn.

div. II

Vla. div. Vc.

Cb.

Come here like I told you.

Act II, Scene 1 311

339

2. Alto Flute

1 2 Fl. 3 solo

Ob.

1 dolce

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(He has followed her into the bedroom.) Blanche

I would like to kiss you.

Kiss you once,

Collector 8

div. a4

unis.

I Vn.

div. a4 II

Vla.

unis. Vc.

Cb.

340

Act II, Scene 1 317

2. (Alto Flute)

Alto Flute to Flute 2

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

(Sus. Cym.) 2

Harp

Celesta

(She kisses him.) Blanche

soft ly

and sweet ly,

soft

ly

on

your

mouth.

Collector 8

div. I

Vn.

div. a2

div. a3

half section

tutte, div.

II

Vla.

div. Vc. div. Cb.

Act II, Scene 1 323

341

Faster

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H. 7

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn. 1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 straight mute

1. via sord.

1 2 (open)

Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(spoken) 3

Blanche

Now you run a long. It would be nice to keep you,

but I’ve got to be good

and keep my hands off…

Go.

Faster unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

I Vn. unis. II unis. Vla.

unis.

div.

Vc.

unis. Cb.

342

Act II, Scene 1

Vi330

1., solo

1 2 Fl.

6

6

3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn. 1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(The collector takes off.)

(Blanche is impatient, jumping out of her skin.)

Blanche

What’s the time? Come on,

ViI 3

Vn. II

Vla.

unis. Vc.

Cb.

Mitch,

come on.

I’m

Act II, Scene 1

343

336 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn. 1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

3. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

wait ing

I’m fad ing

fad

I Vn. II div. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

ing

a way

lit tle

by

lit

tle.

344

Act II, Scene 1 1.

341 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn. 1

Cbn.

a2 1 2 3

Hn. in F

3

a2 3 4 3

3

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Day

by day

3

I 6

Vn.

div.

3

II 6

div.

unis. Vla. div. Vc.

Cb.

unis.

by

day

by day.

Act II, Scene 1

Passionately

345

346

rall.

-de

1 2 Fl.

6

3

Ob.

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

6

2

Bs. Cl.

Bn. 1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

a2 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 a2 Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Passionately

rall.

I Vn. II unis. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

div.

-de

346

Act II, Scene 1

a tempo, moving ahead 351

1.

1.

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn. 1 to Bassoon Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(She hears Mitch approaching the front door and hurriedly gets her hat and things together for their date.) Blanche

a tempo, moving ahead I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Scene 1 357

347

poco rall.

a2

1. 1 2 sub.

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H. sub. 1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

7

1 7

Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(She opens the door and goes out to Mitch.)

Blanche:

Blanche

My

Mitch: Mitch 8

Eve nin’ Blanche

poco rall.

unis.

I Vn. II (div.) Vla.

(div.) Vc.

Cb.

348

Act II, Scene 1

With energy

362

rall.

1.

1 2 3

Fl.

leggiero

to Piccolo 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

7

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

all .

gliss

Harp

Celesta

(Mitch comes up to her, tries to give her the flowers.) Blanche

Ro sen

ka

va

lier.

With energy div. I Vn.

div.

leggiero

II leggiero (div.)

unis.

Vla. leggiero (div.)

unis.

Vc. leggiero Cb.

unis.

div.

rall.

Act II, Scene 1

349

367 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(She locks the front door. He bows.)

3

Blanche

No.

Bow

to

me

first.

And

I 3

Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

now

pre

350

Act II, Scene 1

Fl.

Faster

poco rit.

371 1 2

6

6 6 6

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2 to Clarinet in B Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(They go off. Fade out.) Blanche

sent them.

Aaaah‌

poco rit.

Mer ci!

Faster 6

I

6 3 6

Vn.

6 6

6

II

6 3

div.

6

6

6 6

6

pizz.

6

pizz.

arco

pizz.

arco

Vla. div. Vc.

Cb.

pizz.

6

Act II, Scene 1 377 Fl.

351

Slower

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 solo

E.H.

1

Cl. in B

2

3

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Slower I Vn. div. II

arco Vla.

arco

unis.

Vc.

Cb.

Segue to Scene 2

352

Act II, Scene 2

Scene 2 Languorous waltz

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1

Cl. in B

2

Clarinet in B 3

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 2. al sord. (straight mute) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1., solo, poco vib.

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Later. About 2 a.m. Blanche and Mitch returning. He has hold of a ridiculous doll he has won somewhere. She carries her hat, purse, and flowers. They walk up to the door.) Blanche: Blanche

’Fraid you did n’t have much fun… Mitch 8

Languorous waltz div. I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

unis.

Act II, Scene 2

353

10 Fl.

1.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1

Cl. in B

2 to Bass Clarinet 3

solo 1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1. Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(She hands him her keys.) 3

Blanche Mitch:

Look!

Look at the sky.

Where are the se ven sis ters?

They’re not out

Mitch 8

I’m a fraid I was n’t…

I

Vn.

div.

unis.

II

div.

unis.

Vla. div.

unis.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

to

night.

354

Act II, Scene 2 17

Fl.

(1.)

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Oh, yes they are,

they are,

God bless them,

3

all in

a

bunch

go ing home from their lit tle

bridge par ty.

Mitch 8

I Vn. II

div.

unis.

Vla.

div. unis. Vc.

arco Cb.

Act II, Scene 2 23 Fl.

355

1.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. solo 1 Bn. 2

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

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Mitch gets the door open. They go in.)

(spoken)

3

Blanche

Good boy.

Why do you al ways ask me?

Mitch 8

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

Can

I

kiss you good night?

356

Act II, Scene 2 28

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

Why should you be so

doubt ful?

Mitch 8

I don’t know if you want me to or not.

Well…

I

Vn.

div.

unis.

II

Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

unis.

3

That night we parked by the lake

Act II, Scene 2

357

33 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bass Clarinet

to Clarinet in B

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C

(open) jazz 3 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

It was the Mitch 8

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

when I kissed you…

o ther

fa mi lia ri ty…

I ob ject ed to…

358

Act II, Scene 2 40

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1

Cl. in B

2

3

1 Bn.

Bassoon 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C

al sord. (straight mute) 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Ho ney,

a

sin

gle girl,

Mitch 8

div. I Vn.

div. II div.

Vla.

pizz. Vc.

Cb.

unis.

a

lone

in the

world

has

Act II, Scene 2

359

44 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

espr. 1

Cl. in B

2

3

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

got to keep a hold

on her self,

or

she’ll be

lost.

Mitch 8

unis. I Vn.

unis. II div.

unis.

Vla.

arco Vc.

Cb.

div.

unis.

I guess you’re used to girls

3

that like to be lost.

360

Act II, Scene 2 49

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1

Cl. in B

2

3

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche freely Mitch 8

I like you

3

ex act ly the way you are!

In all my ex per

I Vn. II div. Vla.

espr. 1 solo Vc. gli altri Cb.

i ence,

I have ne ver known

a

ny one

like

Act II, Scene 2

361

54 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1

Cl. in B

2

3

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1., open

1. al sord. (straight mute)

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Blanche blurts out laughing.) Blanche

No…

3

Mitch 8

you.

Are

you

laugh ing at

me?

I Vn.

div. II

unis.

div.

tutti unis.

div.

Vla.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

arco

No…

Ho

ney.

No…

362

Act II, Scene 2

Tempo I

59 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1

Cl. in B

2 to Bass Clarinet

Clarinet in B 3

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1., solo Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

I’m

not

laugh ing at you.

Mitch

Do you

8

Tempo I div. I Vn.

unis. II

unis. Vla.

unis. Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Scene 2 1.

66 Fl.

363

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1 to Oboe

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Blanche crashes around in the dark, looking for liquor and glasses.)

(slurring) Blanche

3

I want you to have a

drink.

You have been so

Mitch 8

want a drink? unis.

div.

I Vn.

div. II div.

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

unis.

anx ious and so lemn‌

364

Act II, Scene 2 72

Fl.

(1.)

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

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

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

We

have been so anx ious and so lemn‌

At least

in these last re main ing mo ments

Mitch 8

unis. I Vn.

unis. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

of our

lives

to

geth

er

Act II, Scene 2 78 Fl.

365

1.

1 2 7

7

Harp

7

7

Celesta

7

7

Piccolo Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. Bells 1 Perc. 2

(Blanche strikes a match.)

(Blanche lights a candle stuck in a bottle.)

Blanche

I

will

cre ate‌

Joie de vivre!

Mitch 8

I

Vn.

div. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

366

Act II, Scene 2 82

Fl.

A little slower

accel.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 straight mute

via sord.

1 2 Tpt. in C

straight mute

via sord.

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

gliss.

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Un der stand French?

Vou lez vous cou cher a vec moi ce soir?

Mitch 8

Naw, I don’t.

accel. I Vn.

unis. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

A little slower

Act II, Scene 2

A little slower than before

87 Fl.

367

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(spoken) Blanche

Vous ne com pre nez pas?

Quel dom mage!

I mean‌

Mitch 8

A little slower than before I

Vn.

div.

unis.

II

Vla.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

368

Act II, Scene 2 93

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

Blanche 3

Why don’t you

take your coat off,

loos en your tie?

Why?

Mitch 8

I’d

bet ter leave it on.

I am a shamed of the

I Vn.

div. II

Vla.

Vc.

arco Cb.

Act II, Scene 2

369

99 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Per spi ra tion’s heal thy.

If

Mitch 8

way

I

per

spire.

My shirt is stick ing to me.

I Vn.

unis. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

div.

3

peo ple did n’t per spire,

370

Act II, Scene 2 104

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. Oboe 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

they’d die

in five min utes.

What kind of ma te rial

is

this?

Oh,

Mitch 8

What they call al pa ca! pizz.

arco div.

I

Vn.

non div., pizz.

div., arco

II

pizz.

arco

pizz.

arco

Vla.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

al

Act II, Scene 2

371

110 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl. solo 1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Mitch finds his tongue.) Blanche

pa

ca! 3

3

Mitch 8

It is

a ve

ry light weight al

pa

ca.

I don’t

like to wear a

wash coat,

ev en in sum mer

I Vn.

unis. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

’cause I

372

Act II, Scene 2 115

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob. 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1.

3

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 open 1 2 Tpt. in C

open 3

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

non arp.

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

Mitch 8

sweat right through it.

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

arco Cb.

A man with a hea vy build has got to be care ful

of what he puts on him,

so he don’t look too

Act II, Scene 2

373

120 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

1 Ob.

to English Horn 2

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

You

have

a

ve

ry

3

im

pos ing phy

sique.

Mitch 8

clum sy.

I thank you. unis., pizz.

div., arco

I

Vn.

div., pizz.

unis., arco

II

pizz.

arco

Vla.

div.

unis., pizz.

arco

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

arco

374

Act II, Scene 2

With energy 127 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Blanche warms to Mitch’s theme.) Blanche

Mitch 8

I

With energy unis.

I

Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

work out with the weights and I

swim,

Act II, Scene 2

375

132 Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

1. 1 2 Hn. in F

3

3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

and

I

3

keep

3

trim

and

fit.

I Vn. II div. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

3

376

Act II, Scene 2 135

Fl.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

My non div. I Vn. II

unis. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

bel

3

ly

is

hard.

It’s so hard

a man can punch me

in the bel ly,

Act II, Scene 2

377

141 Fl.

1.

1 2

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

a2 1 2 Hn. in F

a2 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

S.D. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

and it don’t hurt

me.

Punch me!

Punch me!

I Vn.

non div.

div.

unis.

II

Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

unis.

Go

on, punch me!

378

Act II, Scene 2 147

Fl.

1 2 to Flute

Picc.

Ob.

1

E.H. solo 1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

B.D. 2

Harp

Celesta

(spoken) Blanche 3

Oh,

Gra cious! Mitch 8

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

See?

Blanche…

guess how much

I

weigh.

I’d

say

Act II, Scene 2

379

151 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 1. al sord. (straight mute)

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

some where in the vi

3

ci ni ty

of

a

hun

dred

and

eight

Not that much?

y.

Mitch 8

Guess a gain.

I Vn. II

Vla.

div. Vc.

pizz. Cb.

half section, arco

380

Act II, Scene 2 1.

155 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1., straight mute

1. via sord.

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

More!

I

I marc. Vn.

unis. II marc.

Vla. marc. unis.

div.

unis.

Vc.

tutti arco Cb.

weigh

two

hun

dred

and

se

ven

Act II, Scene 2

381

160 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

a2 1 2 Hn. in F

a2 3 4 1., open 1 2

Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

B.D. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

pounds,

and

I’m

six feet one and

a half

inch

es!

I Vn. II

Vla.

non div. Vc.

Cb.

That is what I weigh

stripped!

382

Act II, Scene 2 165

Fast

A little slower

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H. solo 1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 2. al sord. (straight mute) 1 2 Tpt. in C

al sord. (straight mute) 3 2. al sord. (straight mute)

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

ten.

(coquettishly) Blanche

Oh, my good ness me…

That is

awe

in spir ing!

Mitch 8

What’s yours?

A little slower

Fast ten.

pizz.

I Vn.

pizz. II

Vla.

div.

unis.

ten.

pizz.

Vc.

arco Cb.

pizz.

Act II, Scene 2

383

Slower

170 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Mitch lifts her up off the floor.) Blanche

My weight?

Guess.

Mitch.

Mitch 8

Yes.

Let me lift you.

Slower unis. div., arco I

unis.

Vn. div., arco

div.

unis.

II

pizz.

arco

Vla.

arco Vc.

arco Cb.

You may re lease me now.

384

Act II, Scene 2 177 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(He puts her down, but he is no longer embarrassed; he is encouraged.)

(He attempts a clumsy embrace.) Blanche

I said, un hand me

sir…

Now, Mitch…

Mitch 8

Blanche… div.

unis.

I Vn.

div. II

Vla.

Vc. 3

Cb.

unis.

Act II, Scene 2

385

183

1.

1 2 sub.

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche (aroused)

That won’t be

3

Mitch 8

Just give me a

slap

when ev er

I

step out

of

bounds. pizz.

I Vn.

pizz. II

pizz. Vla.

div.

unis., pizz.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

ne ces sa ry…

386

Act II, Scene 2 190 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1., solo 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. (open) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

3

3

3

3

Blanche

You’re a

na tu ral gen tle man, one of the few that are

left in the world.

Mitch 8

arco I Vn.

arco II

arco Vla.

arco div. Vc.

arco Cb.

unis.

(She takes the candle into the bedroom.)

Act II, Scene 2 196

387

Tempo I (as in beginning of Scene 2)

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1., solo Tbn.

1 2 Bs. Tbn. al sord. (straight mute)

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(He follows her and pauses in the archway.) Blanche

Why Mitch 8

Blanche‌

Tempo I (as in beginning of Scene 2) div. I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

How old are you?

do you

388

Act II, Scene 2 204 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

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

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

want to know? Mitch 8

I

(div.) I Vn.

div. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

talked to my mo ther

a

bout you,

and she

Act II, Scene 2 210

389

1.

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

espr.

English Horn E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. al sord. (straight mute)

(1.) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1. al sord. (straight mute) Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. Vib., soft mallets, motor off 1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Blanche flinches visibly.)

(Mitch is visibly distressed.)

Blanche

Mitch 8

said,

How old is

Blanche?

I told her

how much I liked you.

unis. I

espr. Vn.

unis. II

espr. div. Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

390

Act II, Scene 2 216 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

espr. Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

She won’t

live too long.

Shewantsto see me

set tled

be fore…

I Vn.

div. II unis.

1 sola

Vla.

espr. unis. Vc.

Cb.

1 solo

Act II, Scene 2

391

1.

222 1 2

dolce

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

poco 1. 1 2 Hn. in F

poco espr. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

You love her ve ry

much‌

Mitch 8

I

espr. unis.

Vn. II

espr. tutte Vla.

tutti, div.

unis.

Vc.

espr. Cb.

poco

I think you have a great ca pa ci ty

for de

vo

tion.

392

Act II, Scene 2

poco rall.

a tempo

229 1 2 Fl.

dolce 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

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

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(Mitch nods.) Blanche

You’llbe lone

ly

when she pass

es

on.

I un der stand whatthat is.

Mitch 8

To be lone ly?

poco rall.

a tempo

I Vn. II div. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Scene 2

393

236 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

I

loved some one, too,

Mitch.

And I

lost

the per son

I

loved.

Mitch 8

div.

div. unis.

I

espr. div.

Vn.

unis. II

espr. unis.

div.

unis.

Vla.

espr. div. Vc.

espr. Cb.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

394

Act II, Scene 2 242

1.

1 2

espr.

Fl. 3

Ob.

1 solo

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(It’s time for Mitch to say his piece.) Blanche

Mitch 8

I’m not a boy,

she says,

I’m not get ting a ny young er… unis.

I Vn. II

div. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

She says

(I

Act II, Scene 2

395

249 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

know it’s true)

that her time is run ning out.

She wants to know you,

Blanche,

She wants to

I Vn.

div.

unis.

II

unis. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

know

you.

396

Act II, Scene 2

Ardently

256 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

espr. E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

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

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(almost more to himself than to Blanche.) Blanche

Mitch 8

You

know when it’s the right thing.

Ardently I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

You just know it!

And you do

it.

Act II, Scene 2

397

262 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

(1.) 1 2 Hn. in F

espr. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

You just do

it.

That is all there is

to

love,

to true

love.

But when…

I Vn. II div. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

unis.

But some times…

398

Act II, Scene 2 267 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

(1.) 1 2 Hn. in F

poco 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

When

youlose

the one

you love,

your one

true

love,

what do you do?

I

espr.

Vn. II

espr. div. Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

You

Act II, Scene 2

399

poco rit.

272

1.

1 2

espr.

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

espr. E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

still be lieve in love.

No mat ter who you are.

No mat ter what you’ve been

poco rit. I Vn. II

Vla. unis. Vc.

Cb.

400

Act II, Scene 2 277

(1.)

a tempo

1 2 Fl.

Flute 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

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

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

through.

You still

need

to

love.

a tempo I Vn. II

unis. Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Scene 2

401

282 1 2 Fl.

to Alto Flute 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1. al sord. (fiber mute) 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

(from a very deep place) Blanche

He was a boy

when I was a ve ry young

girl.

I was

six teen.

I

Mitch 8

I Vn. II

Vla. unis.

div.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

unis.

dis co vered love

all at once,

402

Act II, Scene 2 287

Fl.

1 2

Al. Fl.

Ob.

1

espr. E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

and too com plete

ly.

It came

Mitch 8

I poco espr.

Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

arco Cb.

as a blind ing light.

That’s how it struck,

that’s how it struck the world.

Act II, Scene 2

403

293 Fl.

1 2

Al. Fl.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1., fibre mute

1. via sord.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

But oh,

I was un

luck y,

so un

luck y.

Mitch 8

I Vn.

div. II div.

Vla. div. Vc.

Cb.

unis.

404

Act II, Scene 2 299

Fl.

Flute 2 to Alto Flute

1 2

Al. Fl.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

5

2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

3

Blanche

There was

some thing

dif

f’rent

a bout the boy…

3

A ner vous ness.

Al though he was n’t the least bit ef

Mitch 8

I Vn. II

unis.

div.

Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Scene 2 304 Fl.

405

1.

1 2

Al. Fl.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1., open 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

Blanche

fe mi nate look ing!

Still

that thing was

there.

Mitch 8

I Vn.

(div.) II

unis. Vla. unis. Vc.

Cb.

406

Act II, Scene 2 308

Fl.

rall.

1.

Slow waltz

1 2 Alto Flute

Al. Fl.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

A ten der ness.

That thing was there.

He came to me

Mitch 8

Slow waltz

rall.

unis.

div. I sub.

Vn.

unis. II sub.

div. a3

Vla. sub. div. Vc.

pizz. Cb.

for

Act II, Scene 2

407

315 Fl.

1 2

Al. Fl.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

help.

I

did n’t know

that.

I did n’t know

a ny thing at

all.

Mitch 8

div. I

div.

Vn. II

unis. Vla.

Vc.

arco Cb.

pizz.

408

Act II, Scene 2 322 2. Alto Flute

Fl.

1.

Alto Flute to Flute

1 2

Al. Fl.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1., straight mute

2., straight mute

1 2 Tpt. in C

straight mute 3

straight mute Tbn.

1 2 straight mute

Bs. Tbn. Tuba mute

Timp.

1 Perc.

B.D. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Un til Mitch 8

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

we had

run

a

way

and come

back.

Then all

I knew

was that I’d failed.

Act II, Scene 2

409

a tempo

327 Fl.

1.

1 2

Al. Fl.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 via sord.

Tpt. in C

1 2 via sord. 3 via sord.

Tbn.

1 2 via sord.

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Recit. Blanche

Failed him

in

some mys

te

ri

ous way.

Mitch 8 Vn., div. a2

8

a tempo tutti, unis.

I div. a12

tutti, unis.

4 Vn., unis.

Vn. (div.) II 4 Viole, div. a2

Vla. div. a8

Vc. div. a6

4 Viole, div. a2

4 Celli, div. a2

tutti, unis.

2 Celli, unis.

tutti, unis.

div., arco Cb.

div. a3

unis.

410

Act II, Scene 2 332

Fl.

(1.)

1 2 to Flute

Al. Fl.

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1., open 1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1., solo, open Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

I

did n’t know

a ny thing

ex cept…

I could n’t

Mitch 8

I Vn. II div. a3

unis.

Vla.

div. Vc.

pizz. Cb.

help him, and I

Act II, Scene 2

With passion

411

Flutes 1. and 2.

340 1 2 Fl. Flute 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

3. 3 4 1.

Tpt. in C

1 2 3

3

3

3

10

3

3 1. Tbn.

1 2

3

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

could n’t help my

self…

Mitch 8

With passion div. a3 div. a2 I Vn.

unis.

div.

II

div. Vla. unis. Vc.

arco Cb.

3

10

412

Act II, Scene 2

A little faster

344 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H. 7

6

1 Cl. in B

6 5

6

2 6 6

6

Bs. Cl. 6

6 6

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

(3.) 3 4 (1.) 1 2

Tpt. in C 3 (1.) Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

3

Blanche

By

sud den ly com ing

in to a room

I thought was emp

ty…

a

room that was

Mitch 8

A little faster unis., pizz. I Vn.

unis., pizz. II

unis., pizz. Vla.

pizz. Vc. sub. Cb.

pizz.

n’t

emp ty…

Act II, Scene 2

413

348 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H. 3

1 Cl. in B

6

6

to E Clarinet

2 6

Bs. Cl. 3

Bn.

1

6

6

6

6

6 3

Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 2., open 1 2

Tpt. in C

open 3

1. and 2. open Tbn.

1 2 open

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. 6

3

6

1 Perc.

B.D. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

that had

two

peo

ple

in

it…

the boy that I mar ried

and

an

old

er man,

his friend for years…

Mitch 8

arco I Vn. II

Vla. 3

arco

3

Vc.

arco Cb.

3

6

6

6

6

414

Act II, Scene 2 352 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1 solo

E.H.

Cl. in B

1

Cl. in E

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1 to Bassoon

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 al sord. (straight mute) Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

Blanche

I found out.

We all pre tend ed

no thing had been dis co vered. Drink ing and laugh ing

Mitch 8

I Vn. II div., arco Vla.

div. Vc.

Cb.

Act II, Scene 2

415

359 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

Cl. in B

1

Cl. in E

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

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

dolce 3 straight mute

Tbn.

via sord.

1., open

1 2

3

dolce Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

ossia Blanche 3

all the way.

We

all drove out to

ge

ther

to the Moon Lake Ca si no,

Mitch 8

I Vn.

arco II

unis. Vla. unis. Vc.

Cb.

div.

where we

danced.

3

416

Act II, Scene 2 364 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

Cl. in B

1

Cl. in E

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

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

1 2

3

3

3

3

3

3

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

In the mid dle of the dance, Mitch 8

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

the man,

Act II, Scene 2

417

369 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

Cl. in B

1 6

Clarinet in E Cl. in E 6

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. Bassoon 2

a2 1 2 Hn. in F

a2 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3 1. and 2. open Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

B.D. 2

Harp

6

Celesta

6

Blanche

the

man that

I

had mar

ried,

broke a

way from me and

ran!

Mitch 8

div.

I 6

Vn.

div. II

div. a3 Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

418

Act II, Scene 2 374

Flute 2 to Alto Flute

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

Cl. in B

1 6

6

6

to Clarinet in B Cl. in E 6

6

6

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

(a2) 1 2 Hn. in F

(a2) 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. S.D. 1 Perc.

(B.D.) 2

Harp

6

6

6

Celesta

6

6

6

(terrorized)

3

Blanche 3

I heard a shot.

3

I ran!

We all ran

Mitch 8

div. unis.

div. unis.

div.

unis.

unis.

I 6

6

6

unis.

Vn. II

unis., pizz. Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

3

and ga thered round this

Act II, Scene 2

419

378 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 solo

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn. 2

a2, stopped 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. S.D. 1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

3

3

Blanche

ter ri ble thing.

At the edge of the lake!

“Don’t come here” “Don’t come close” “Come back”

“You don’t want to

Mitch 8

I Vn. II

Vla. non div. Vc.

Cb.

see”

420

Act II, Scene 2 383

Fl.

3

3

1 fltg.

Alto Flute Al. Fl.

Fl.

3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

Clarinet in B 2

Bs. Cl.

1 Bn.

to Contrabassoon 2

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 2. al sord. (straight mute)

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp. 3 3

Vib. 1 Perc.

Whip 2

Harp

Celesta

(deliberately) (spoken)

3

(fierce)

3

3

Blanche

See what?

Then I heard voi ces say,

It’s

her

hus band!

He stuck a re vol ver in his

Mitch 8

div. I Vn.

div. II

arco

div.

Vla.

div.

1/2 section

tutti, div.

Vc. non dim. Cb. non dim.

Act II, Scene 2 388

421

Slow Waltz

2. (Al. Fl.), ord.

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

3

Blanche

mouth.

The back of his head

had been blown a

way.

Mitch 8

Slow Waltz (div.)

I Vn.

unis. II div. a4

Vla. (div.) Vc.

div. Cb.

422

Act II, Scene 2 393

2. (Alto Flute)

Alto Flute to Flute

1 2 Fl.

dolce 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

It was Mitch 8

I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

be cause…

on

the dance floor…

Act II, Scene 2

423

399 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Contrabassoon Cbn.

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

1. al sord. (straight mute)

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc.

Tamtam 2

Harp

Celesta

3

Blanche

I had said‌

un

a ble to stop my self,

I had

Mitch 8

I Vn.

div. II div. a3

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

sud den ly said,

424

Act II, Scene 2 1., fltg.

405 1 2 Fl.

fltg. 3

Ob.

1 intensely

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1 intensely

sub.

Cbn. sub.

open 1 2 Hn. in F

sub. 3 4 straight mute

Tpt. in C

fltg.

via sord.

sub.

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

I know…

I saw…

You dis gust me!

Mitch 8

unis. I intensely

sub.

sub. div.

unis.

Vn. II

intensely

sub.

sub. unis.

Vla. intensely unis.

sub.

div.

Vc. intensely

sub.

sub. (div.)

Cb. sub.

Act II, Scene 2

425

412 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4 open

mean 3

1 2 Tpt. in C

3

mean

3

3

3

3

3

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

Mitch 8

Blanche, you need some bo dy, 9

I

Vn.

unis.

9

II

Vla. unis.

9

Vc.

unis. Cb.

and

426

Act II, Scene 2 418 1 2

Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

a2 3

6

1 2 6

3

Hn. in F

cue a2

3

3

6

6

3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

3

Mitch 8

3

I need some bo dy, too.

Could it be you and me?

I

3

3

espr.

Vn. II

espr.

3

div.

Vla. 3

unis.

unis. div.

Vc. 3

pizz. Cb.

div.

Act II, Scene 2 422

427

Molto espressivo

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

a2

3

1 2 Hn. in F

a2

3

3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

And

then that one light

that

had been turned on,

the search light that had been turned on the world

Mitch 8

Molto espressivo I

subito Vn.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

div.

unis.

II sub. unis.

div.

Vla.

unis. Vc. sub. Cb.

div.

turned

428

Act II, Scene 2 a2

426 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

(a2)

3

(a2)

3

3

1.

3

3

3.

3

3

1 2 Hn. in F

3

3 4 1. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1. Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

off a

gain.

And ne ver for one mo ment since,

and ne ver for one mo ment since

Mitch 3

8

Blanche,

you need some bo dy,

and

div.

I Vn.

div. II

unis. Vla.

unis. Vc.

arco Cb.

3

I need some bo dy, too.

Act II, Scene 2

429

432 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche 3

has there been one light,

one

light‌

strong

er

than

this

kitch

en

You

and

can dle.

3

Mitch 8

Could it be you

unis. I Vn. II

Vla.

Vc.

Cb.

and me?

You and me?

me?

Ne ver for one

430

Act II, Scene 2 436

1.

1 2

3

3

espr.

Fl. 3

Ob.

1 3

3

espr. 3

E.H.

espr.

3 7

1 Cl. in B 2

Bs. Cl.

7

Bn.

1

Cbn. 7

1 2 Hn. in F

3. 3 4 1 2

Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

1 Perc. 2

Harp

Celesta

Blanche

mo

ment,

ne ver for one mo

ment,

has there been one light!

One

Mitch 8

I

3

3

espr. unis.

Vn. II

3

div.

3

espr.

unis.

7

Vla.

7

Vc.

3

3

espr. div.

unis.

Cb. 7

non div.

Act II, Scene 2

431

Flutes 1. and 2.

440 1 2

3

3

3

cresc.

Fl. 3

Ob.

3

cresc.

3

3

cresc.

3

3

1

3

E.H. 3

3

3

cresc. 3

3

1 Cl. in B

3

cresc. 3

3

2

cresc.

3

Bs. Cl.

Bn.

1

Cbn.

fiber mute 1 2 Hn. in F

fiber mute 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

3 3

Tbn.

1 2

3 3

Bs. Tbn. Tuba

Timp.

Tamtam 1

Perc.

Tom-tom, freely

5

2

Harp

Celesta

(Blackout and Curtain.) Blanche

light! Mitch 8

I

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

cresc. Vn.

div. II 3

Vla.

cresc.

3

cresc. Vc.

3

Cb.

3

3


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