Compositions of Gordon Ring


Opera


Highway 77 (2000)


Finalist in 2003 National Opera Association Chamber Opera Composition Contest.

Premiered November 14-16, 2003 by University of Central Missouri Opera Theater,

Dr. Kenneth Wood, director; Dr. Patrick Casey, conductor


based on Schubert’s “Erlkonig”

75 minutes


CAST

Earl King - tenor

Father - baritone

Son - baritone

Earl’s daughters - 3 female voices


WIND ORCHESTRA

2/1/2/1/2 sax

2/2/2/euph/1

str. bass/piano/3 percussionists


Full and vocal scores, audio and video recordings are available from the composer:



Dr. Gordon Ring

Department of Music

Longwood University

Farmville, Virginia   23909


434.395.2628 (office)

434.392.1775 (home)

434.390.8059 (cell)


ringgl@longwood.edu