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Sage
(narrator for the prologue & epilogue) — Tenor

Chorus of Mortals
(female chorus of 9 to 12 voices; serve as narrators and also as extras in various scenes) — Sopranos, mezzo-sopranos, and contraltos

Inanna
(goddess of love, sister of Utu, wife of Dumuzi) — Soprano

Dancers (non-singing roles):

Serpent — male
Anzu Bird — female
Lilith — female

Utu
(brother of Inanna) — Tenor

Geshtinanna
(sister of Dumuzi, friend of Inanna) — Mezzo-Soprano

Ninshubur
(Inanna’s counsellor) — Contralto

Dumuzi
(a shepherd, and later husband of Inanna) — Baritone

The Anunna
(demi-gods of the Underworld, servants of Ereshkigal — 6 male voices, tenors, baritones, and basses)

Ereshkigal
(Queen of the Underworld; Inanna’s sister and nemesis) — Contralto

Kurgarra & Galatur
(sexless beings created to rescue Inanna) — Tenors

Fly
(a fly) — Countertenor



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