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Composer: Andrew Pascoe Librettist: Jacob Cribbs

God: The Opera is a chamber opera based on the Book of Job. It is comprised of a variety of musical styles and tonal practices, ranging from sixteenth century practice to algorithmic computer music. Exploring the meaning of music as a parallel to the meaning of suffering, the opera is replete with musical and literary allusions. Decontextualization and confusion abound as Job navigates a disrupted moral landscape.

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