An opera in three acts by Ethan T. Parcell.

Also realized as a recording by Focus Group LLC.

WORLD RECORD is an opera about a singer in the Midwest concerned with the past, present and future of world records.

It is a piece about creation myth, perfect performance, natural disasters, retirement communities, youth culture, false promise, birth reckoning, and metal theft. It is told in 27 songs, and on recording, 3 phone calls.

89 Page book of words and drawings.

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