An evocative retelling of the Czech Velvet Revolution using found text, choral music, and scenes inspired by Vaclav Havel's Vanek plays. The work was originally presented at the Walter Bruno Theater at Linclon Center, as part of the New York Public Library of the Performing Arts' Performing Revolution Festival. This book includes the full text of both the scenes and choruses, as well as interviews with the composer and the librettist.

The Velvet Oratorio 2009, Theater 61 Press

ISBN-13: 9780977019731

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