Yankee Clipper, The

(Julian, 1927). Music compiled from original cue sheet.

A melodrama set against the background of the clipper ship trade with China. Follows the race between two ships and the attempt to prove to an Englishwoman that her fiance is a villainous blackguard. All the action actually takes place on a clipper ship.

Performing forces
11 players (2 violins, cello, bass, flute/piccolo, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussion/tympani, piano, synthesizer)
Performing forces
41 players (strings 7,7,5,5,3), flute/piccolo, oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 trumpets, 2 Fr. horns, trombone, percussion, tympani, piano
Rehearsals One 2 ½ hour rehearsals
One 2 1/2 hour tech rehearsal
One 2 1/2 hour dress rehearsal
Performance time 68 minutes
Film speed 22 frames per second
Film source Rohauer
artwork:Lidia Bagnoli