1971 – Noye’s Fludde – ABOUT

Noye’s Fludde

Not a W11 Opera commission, published by Boosey & Hawkes


Synopsis: One of the medieval Chester Miracle Plays.


Composer Benjamin Britten  
Librettist Imogen Holst
Music Director Nicholas Kraemer
Soloists The Voice of God, Noye, Mrs. Noye, Sem, Ham, Jaffett, Mrs. Sem, Mrs. Ham, Mrs. Jaffett
Groups Mrs. Noye’s Gossips, Animals and Birds (7 groups), Property Men
Orchestra 2 Violins, Viola, Violoncello, Double Bass, Treble Recorder, Piano (four hands), Organ, Timpani
(Separate orchestration available for children or amateurs)

Notes on Production: Not a W11 Opera commission.