17 November 2006
22 November 2006
Degree of relationship to ancient play:
This was a revival of the 2004 première of this work (ID 8269); one main actor was different in this production (Oedipus), and one lyric by Pindar which had been spoken was set to music and sung. The order of play: I The Swallow Song; II Sappho Fragments; III Simonides Fragment; IV The Shield of Achilles from Homer's Iliad; V Sappho Fragments; VI From Euripides' Iphigeneia among the Taurians and Iphigeneia at Aulis; VII The Shield of Achilles from Homer's Iliad; VIII From Euripides' Trojan Women Part 1; IX Sappho Fragments; X From Euripides' Trojan Women Part 2; XI Choral Stasimon from Aeschylus' Agamemnon; XII From Aeschylus' Choephoroi; XIII From Pindar's Eighth Pythian Ode; XIV From Sophocles' Oedipus the King; XV Passage from the Poems of Theognis; XVI Scenes from Euripides' Ion; XVII The Swallow Song.
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