carson cooman

Secular Operas

Dr. Magic (Op. 485) (2003) (30 min)
for Marisa
Chamber Opera in One Act
Soloists (S, T, Bar) and Instrumental Ensemble (1.1.1.0/0.0.0.0/pno/2.1.1.0)
Libretto by Joyce Carol Oates
Commissioned by hrCME and the Leverett Arts Society
Published by Parsonage Press, exclusive distributor Subito Music Corporation
Vocal score (Catalogue #30190050) for sale; performance materials for rental

Poor Bibi (Op. 357) (1999-2002) (25 min)
for Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
Chamber Opera in One Act
Soloists (S, Mz, Bar), Dancer, and Instrumental Ensemble (1.0.1.0/0.0.0.0/pno/1.1.1.0)
Libretto by Joyce Carol Oates
Commissioned by the Repellent Players with a grant from the Warner B. Hallowell Foundation; First production by hrCME, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Published by Parsonage Press, exclusive distributor Subito Music Corporation
Vocal score (Catalogue #30190010) and full score (Catalogue #30190015) for sale; performance materials for rental

Rossini in the Kitchen (Op. 615) (2005) (12 min)
for Frank Napolitano
Comic Monodrama in One Act
Tenor and Piano
Libretto by Mark Schweizer (in English)
French version (Rossini aux Fourneaux) by Jean-Thierry Boisseau
Commissioned by Frank Napolitano
Published by Musik Fabrik