"An African Tale" Children's Opera
"An African Tale" Childrens Opera
Libretto and melodies by Oakwood Elementary 2nd graders
- Production length: approx. 30 minutes
- 23 songs
- Recitative accompanado and standard arias/choruses
- Written for students in grades K-6
A group of villagers in Africa ask Anancy the Spider to travel to the sun god and bring back stories. Nyame, the sun god, sends Anancy on a quest for 6 different animals in exchange for his precious stories. Based on an African folk legend.