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Waiting for the Barbarians

Waiting for the Barbarians
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Description: Philip Glass' 2005 opera, Waiting for the Barbarians is based on the 1980 novel by Nobel Prize winning South African writer J.M. Coetzee (Disgrace, Life & Times of Michael K) with a libretto by Academy-Award winning playwright Christopher Hampton (Dangerous Liaisons, Atonement). Waiting for the Barbarians is a harrowing allegory of the war between oppressors and the oppressed. The protagonist is a loyal civil servant who conscientiously runs the affairs of a tiny frontier garrison town, ignoring the threat of impending war with the so-called barbarians, a neighboring tribe of nomads. But with the arrival of a special unit o ... (more)
Manufacturer: Orange Mountain Music
Release date: 3 June 2008
EAN: 0801837003925 UPC: 801837003925
Tags: Opera (1), Erfurt Opera (1), Seen In 2005 (1), Modern (1)
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