Victor Herbert

The Singing Girl (1899)

A Comic Opera in 3 Acts

Music by Victor Herbert
Book by Stanislaus Stange Lyrics by Harry B. Smith Narration by Tom Petiet

CSG05P-2C   THE SINGING GIRL, dialog….....…...$20
CSG05P-2M   THE SINGING GIRL, music only.....$20
Concert performance, with narration or music only. 2 piano accomp.

The Singing Girl
Appendix::........................................................................ I Will Love but Thee
Act I – Franz-Josef’s Platz in Linz, Austria
Overture............................................................................ Mr. Aceto & Mr. Johnson
Opening Chorus Act I...................................................... The Ensemble
Allow my to inform you................................................... Aufpassen and Chorus
The Well Beloved............................................................. Otto and Chorus
Entrance of Duke Rodolf.................................................. The Ensemble
By My Mien...................................................................... Duke and Chorus
Greta’s Entrance................................................................ The Ensemble
Song of the Danube........................................................... Greta and Chorus
To Be a Little Singing Girl................................................ Greta
If Only you were Mine...................................................... Marie
Finale Act I........................................................................ The Ensemble

Act II – Bridal apartments in the Ducal Palace
Opening Chorus Act II.................................................... Mina, Else and Chorus
Don’t Talk to me of Marriage.......................................... Pumpernickel and Chorus
Love is Tyrant................................................................... Greta
The Siren of the Ballet..................................................... Pumpernickel, Aufpassen and Stephan
Wedding Music............................................................... Duke and Chorus
The Wonderful Magician................................................ Duke
Good Night Chorus......................................................... The Ensemble
Here’s an end to Vacillation............................................ Greta and Otto
Finale Act II..................................................................... The Ensemble

Act III – Exterior of Schloss and Convent, overlooking Linz
Introduction..................................................................... Mr. Aceto & Mr. Johnson
Opening Chorus Act III....................................................The Ensemble
Tyrolean Song................................................................... Greta and Girls
Septett............................................................................... Greta, Mina, Marie, Elsa, Otto, Francis, Frederic.
Topical Trio...................................................................... Pumpernickel, Aufpassen, Stephan
Finale................................................................................ Greta and The Ensemble

Cast

Duke Rodolph.............................................................................. Don Regan
Count Otto................................................................................. Michael Parr
Prince Pumpernickel................................................................... Glenn Perry
Aufpassen...................................................................................... Tom Petiet
Stephan................................................................................... Mathew Grace
Frederick..................................................................................... Phil Kitchell
Francis................................................................................... Greg Wakefield
Marie............................................................................................ Holly Perry
Elsa......................................................................................... Kirsten Kunkle
Mina........................................................................................... Kara Alfano
And
Kimberley Dolanski as Greta, the Singing Girl
Narrated by George Valenta

Music Director ........................................................................... Adam Aceto
Personnel Mgr. and Repetetieur ........................................ Patrick Johnson
Script restoration and new narration by...................................... Tom Petiet

Ensemble: Kara Alfano, Marla Bentley, Kimberley Dolanski,
Christina Gurne, Lucy Head, Kirsten Kunkle, Diane McEwen-Martin, Elizabeth Mihalo, Holly Perry, Claudia Wier, Todd Decker, Matthew Grace, Phillip Kitchell, Michael Parr, Glenn Perry,Tom Petiet, David Troiano,
Don Regan, and Greg Wakefield

Adam Aceto and Patrick Johnson at the two pianos

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