Opera / Vocal (Mp3's)

* Companies interested in producing the Benjamin Franklin opera in whole or part should contact the composer. Full score and vocal score are available on request. (see About John menu for contact information)

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THE ADAM AND EVE DIARIES - A Web Opera

(from The Diaries of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain)

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THE NAUTILUS - A Video Opera

(based on the 1916 silent film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea)


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* Benjamin Franklin  (Opera in Four Acts)

Music by John Holland

Libretto by John Holland and Ron Wallace
(based on the Writings of Benjamin Franklin)

MP3 Opera Highlights (a digital simulation):

No. 1   Introduction (Orchestra/Male Chorus)
No. 2   Let us Always Remember (Trio)
No. 3   Signing of the Peace Treaty (Orchestra)
No. 4   The War is Over (William Franklin)
No. 5   This Is My Country (B. F.)
No. 6   Benediction (G. Washington)
No. 7   Epitaph (Sextet)
No. 8   Epilogue Music (Orchestra)