Victor Herbert recordings

Mademoiselle Rosita (1911)

A New Comic Opera

Music by Victor Herbert
Original Book and Lyrics by Joseph Herbert and Harry B. Smith
Additional Lyrics by Stanislaus Stangé and Tom Petiet
Book Redeveloped by Tom Petiet Adam Aceto, Artistic Director

CMR07P-2C   MLLE ROSITA with dialog................$20
CMR07P-2M   MLLE ROSITA- music only...............$20
Concert performance, with dialog or music only. Duo piano accomp.

Mademoiselle Rosita
Act 1
Overture................................................................................ The Pianos
Opening Chorus and Song “There is a Soulmate”................ Aristide and Chorus
The Old Nobesse.................................................................. Aristide and Chorus
What’s the Use of Moonlight?.............................................. Marianne
Girlie-Land............................................................................ Paravente and Men
Auction Song and Rose’s Entrance....................................... Rose and Men
Isn’t it Nasty of Papa?........................................................... Rose, Paravente and Aristide
Queen Rose’s Party............................................................... Rose and Chorus
Cupid, Tell Me Why............................................................. Rose
Finale Act I........................................................................... Ensemble
Finale Act I (Revised Version for THE DUCHESS)........... Ensemble

Intermission

Act II
Opening .............................................................................. The Pianos
It’s the Bump....................................................................... Angelique
I’m Such a Romantic Girl................................................... Angelique and Paravente
Play the Game..................................................................... Rose and Chorus
Sham................................................................................... Rose and Men
Sally..................................................................................... Boni and Marianne
The Land of Sultan’s Dreams............................................. Philippe and Girls
If I Should Dream of You................................................... Rose and Philippe
The Latest Society Pet......................................................... Aristide and Chorus
Finale Act II........................................................................ Ensemble

Act III
Opening “The Hunt”........................................................... Ensemble
The Coryphee...................................................................... Angelique and Chorus
The Chase (Hunting Song)................................................ Rose and Men
Life is a Riddle.................................................................... Philippe, Paravente and Marianne
Upsi-Daisy........................................................................... Boni and Chorus
Let Me Be Free.................................................................... Rose
Finale Ultimo....................................................................... Ensemble

APPENDIX: Teach Me to Forget
(was repaced by Cupid Tell Me Why................................. Rose

Cast

Aristide Boutonière...............................................................Don Regan
Rose, his daughter................................................................Kimberley Dolanski
Angelique Boutonnière, her aunt.........................................Barbara Scanlon
Marianne, her cousin............................................................Milena Grubor
Philippe, Marquis de Montreville.........................................Michael Parr
Adolphe, Comte de Paravante..............................................Gregory Wakefield
Boni de Francellas, man about town....................................Blake Bard
Notary....................................................................................Tom Petiet
Narrated by George Valenta
with Adam Aceto and Patrick Johnson at the two Pianos

The Ensemble
Elizabeth Mihalo, Catherine McKeever, Kirsten Kunkle, Kimberley Dolanski, Barbara Scanlon, Milena Grubor, Marla Bentley, Kimerica Parr, Tom Don Regan, Nick Fitzer, Blake Bard, Michael Parr, Gregory Wakefield, James Talbot, Phil Kitchell

Musical Direction by Adam Aceto
Scripts reconstructed and new narrations created by Tom Petiet

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