Heroes Are Born Then Made

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Heroes Are Born Then Made is a theatre piece involving live actors on stage, and live music originating from an orchestra pit. The script and music is original. The music is meant to literally depict actions and emotions on stage whether the actors are present or not. The duration of the entire production is about two and one-half hours long. Six main actors are used with additional walk-ons. Sixteen musicians are required to make up the orchestra which is organized into a woodwind quartet, a brass trio, a string quartet, a piano, and a percussion quartet. The play is based ... continued below

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1 miniature ms. score (xxv, 236 leaves) : ill., music

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Miesak, Edward May 1987.

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Heroes Are Born Then Made is a theatre piece involving live actors on stage, and live music originating from an orchestra pit. The script and music is original. The music is meant to literally depict actions and emotions on stage whether the actors are present or not. The duration of the entire production is about two and one-half hours long. Six main actors are used with additional walk-ons. Sixteen musicians are required to make up the orchestra which is organized into a woodwind quartet, a brass trio, a string quartet, a piano, and a percussion quartet. The play is based on the author's conception of how people tend to treat each other when someone is caught at a disadvantage. Specifically it is a depiction of the conflict involved when the minor characters discover that the main character is trying to do something quite different from their definition of "normal."

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1 miniature ms. score (xxv, 236 leaves) : ill., music

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  • May 1987

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Miesak, Edward. Heroes Are Born Then Made, thesis, May 1987; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504458/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .