John Phillip Sousa

El Capitan (1896)

OPERETTA IN THREE ACTS

Music by Victor Herbert
Book and Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young and Harold Atterbridge
Narration by Tom Petiet

CEC01O-2C   EL CAPITAN- Operetta in 2 Acts dialog….......…...$20
CEC01O-1M   EL CAPITAN- Operetta in 2 Acts  music only.…...$15
Concert performance, with dialog or music only. 2 piano accomp.

El Capitan
ACT I The Spanish Viceregal Palace in Peru, around 1800
No. 1 Nobles of Castilian Birth .................................................................Ladies and Gentlemen
No. 1b His Excellency Begs You to Excuse Him......................................Princess, Isabel & Chorus
No. 1c Ah, Beautiful Land of Spain.......................................................... Isabel
No. 1d From peru’s Majestic Mountains................................................... Verrada
No, 2a Don Medigua, All For The Coming Wait...................................... Isabel, Princess & Chorus
No. 2b If You Examine Humankind......................................................... Don Medigua
No. 3 When We Hear The Call To Battle................................................ .Estrelda, Cazarro, Scaramba & Peruvians
No. 4 Oh, Spare A Daughter’s Aching Heart........................................... Isabel & Chorus
No. 5a Lo, The Awful Man Approaches.................................................. Estrelda, Cazarro, Scaramba & Peruvians
No. 5b You See In Me, My Friends......................................................... Don Medigua
No. 6 Finale, Act I.................................................................................... Ensemble

ACT II The Courtyard of the Palace, next morning
No. 7a Introduction................................................................................ Orchestra
No.7b Ditty of the Drill............................................................................ Scaramba and Peruvians
No. 7c Behold El Capitan....................................................................... Don Medigua & Peruvians
No. 8 I’ve A Most Decided Notion......................................................... Estrelda and Don Medigua
No. 9 Bowed With Tribulation............................................................... Ensemble
No. 10 Oh, Warrior Grim....................................................................... .Isabel & Ensemble
No. 11 Don Medigua, Here’s Your Wife...........Isabel, Princess, Estrelda, Pozzo, Don Medigua, Cazarro
No. 12 Finale Act II................................................................................ .Ensemble

ACT III The Courtyard of the Palace, that evening
No. 13 Introduction and Duet................................................................ Isabel and Verrada
No. 14 When Some Serious Affliction..................................................... Don Medigua
No. 15 A Typical Tune Of Zanzibar........................................................ Don Medigua, Estrelda, Cazarro
No. 16 The War.........................................................................................Ensemble
No. 17 Finale Act III.................................................................................Ensemble

Cast

DON MEDIGUA, Viceroy of Peru............................................................ Thomas Petiet
AMABILE POZZO, The Lord Chamberlain..............................................George Valenta
PRINCESS MARGHANZA, Medigua's overbearing wife........................ Cathleen Kenny
ISABEL, Don Medigua's lovely daughter..................................................Melissa Clairmont
VERRADA, Peruvian Nobleman, in love with Isabel...............................David Troiano
CAZARRO, Former Peruvian Viceroy...................................................... Robert Douglas
ESTRELDA, Cazarro's militant daughter................................................. Crystal Nix
SCARAMBA, Cazarro’s sergeant, in love with Estrelda........................... Don Devine
MONTALBA, A brutish Peruvian rebel..................................................... Tom Skylis
NEVADO, An equally brutish Peruvian rebel........................................... Robin Trombley
TACITURNEZ, a mute with the kindest heart......................................... Patricia Petiet
GENERAL HERBANA, Leader of Spanish troops................................... Ed Morin

CHORUS of Spanish Nobility and Peruvian Rebels, Siobhan Armstrong Erica Arnold Leslie Austin Ayla Brown
Margaret Counihan Annette Dentel George Dentel Beth Macnee, Ellen Macnee, Rob Macnee, Vickie Novell,
TS Taylor, Maya Vaughan-Smith

ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED BY ADAM ACETO

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