The Man with Footsoles of Wind

Composer Kevin Volans
Title The Man with Footsoles of Wind
Subtitle Based on the life and work of Arthur Rimbaud
Date composed 1993
Instrumentation
[abbreviations list]
2 S-solo, T-solo, treble-solo, Bar-solo, speaker, fl+picc, cl, bcl, tpt, 2 hn, btrbn, 2 perc, pf+cel, hrp, 2 vn va vc db
Category Vocal and choral
Text author Roger Clarke
Duration 90'
Number of players 16
Number of solo voices 6
Publisher Chester Music Ltd.
Format Score
Commissioned by Dancelines Productions and the English National Opera Contemporary Opera Studio with funds from Arts Council of Great Britain.
Premiere information   2 July 1993. Almeida Theatre.
Performers Susan Bisatt (S-solo), Jennifer Rhys-Davies (S-solo), Thomas Randle (T-solo), Almeida Opera, Almeida Ensemble, Brindisi Quartet, conductor David Parry.

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