Arion & the Dolphin: a libretto

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Penguin Books, 1994 - Music - 59 pages
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Arion and the Dolphin is an opera in nine scenes for professionals and community performers. The libretto is by Vikram Seth and the music is composed by Alec Roth. Recounted with Seth s inimitable charm, it is the story of Arion, a young musician at the court of Periander in Corinth. Thrown overboard on his return from a musical contest in Sicily, Arion is saved and befriended by a dolphin.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This retelling of the ancient Greek tale of Arion the musician and his dolphin friend receives fractured, confusing treatment. Arion, court warbler of the tyrant Periander, is allowed leave Corinth to ... Read full review

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