Héctor Armienta

La Llorona

$160.00

Duration: 85 minutes

Instrumentation: 6-person cast, 3 Spirit Women, Chorus, and Chamber Ensemble (Flute, 2 Clarinets, Cello, Piano)

Instrumentation: Cast and Chamber Ensemble
Size: Full Score
Delivery Method: Physical Delivery

La LLorona, Héctor Armienta (2008, rev. 2024)
A musical drama for 6-person cast, chorus, and chamber ensemble (flute, two clarinets, cello, and piano)

Synopsis:
Mexico at the turn of the century. A young Xochil Indian girl fell desperately in love with a man of Spanish lineage, and the great Xochil River has never forgiven her. Twenty years later she is married, and now the river will take its revenge upon her. Her husband will betray her, she will go mad, and the river will torment her until she sacrifices her only child, Sara. She will forever weep.

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Instrumentation: Cast and Chamber Ensemble
Size: Full Score
Delivery Method: Physical Delivery

About the Work

Duration: 85 minutes

Movements:
ACT I
Opening
Trio
Shaman’s Entrance
Transition
Los Hombres Son Ijuales
Trust Him
Lady of Spain
Free To Live
Chilam Balam
Remembering
There On That Mountain
You Must Learn
Love You Always

ACT II
Interlude
Wake the Tree
This One
What Fun You and I Will Have
If You Loved Me
Lost
The End is the Beginning

Instrumentation: 6-person cast, 3 Spirit Women, Chorus, and Chamber Ensemble (Flute, 2 Clarinets, Cello, Piano)

Commissioned by: Commissioned by the Western Stage Theater, under the artistic direction of Jon Selover
Premiered by the Western Stage Theater, Salinas, California, May 2008
2005 workshops funded in part by a San Francisco Arts Commission grant
Recipient of the 2007 National Endowment for the Arts grant in Artistic Excellence

Pages: 339

Shipping Weight: 1.7 lbs