Words First: Talking Text in Opera

Jessica Murphy Moo

October 05, 2020 Keturah Stickann/Jessica Murphy Moo Season 1 Episode 15
Words First: Talking Text in Opera
Jessica Murphy Moo
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Words First: Talking Text in Opera
Jessica Murphy Moo
Oct 05, 2020 Season 1 Episode 15
Keturah Stickann/Jessica Murphy Moo

Keturah speaks with librettist and teacher, Jessica Murphy Moo.  They discuss her two operas, Earth to Kenzie and An American Dream, the pitfalls and joys of writing a children’s opera, how composer Frances Pollock convinced her to rhyme, and the differences between teaching fiction writing and libretto writing.

Show Notes

Keturah speaks with librettist and teacher, Jessica Murphy Moo.  They discuss her two operas, Earth to Kenzie and An American Dream, the pitfalls and joys of writing a children’s opera, how composer Frances Pollock convinced her to rhyme, and the differences between teaching fiction writing and libretto writing.