Victor Herbert

The Tattooed Man (1907)

A Comic Opera in Two Acts

Music by Victor Herbert
Book by Harry B. Smith and A.N.C. Fowler
Lyrics by Harry B. Smith

CTM07P-2M   THE TATTOOED MAN- music only.......................$20
Concert performance, music only. Duo piano accomp.

The Tattooed Man
Act I – DISK 1 Courtyard of the Regent’s Palace, Persion, Present Time
Track 1 Prelude........................................................................... The Pianos
Track 2 Opening Chorus Act I.................................................... Ensemble
Track 3 Things We Are Not Supposed to Know........................ Hashish, Muley, Ali & Yussef
Track 4 Entrance of Arabs.......................................................... Men’s Chorus
Track 5 A Bedouin Chief.............................................................Abdallah
Track 6 Entrance of Omar (Oriental March).................................Ensemble
Track 7 Omar Khayyam*.............................................................Omar and Chorus
Track 8 Boys Will Be Boys and Girls Will Be Girls................... Ensemble
Track 9 Sleep Sublime and Perfect Poet...................................... Leila and Chrous
Track 10 Hear My Song Of Love (The Serenade).......................Abdallah
Track 11 The Kitten That Couldn’t Be Good.............................. Alma and Girls
Track 12 The Land of Dreams......................................................Leila
Track 13 Finale Act I....................................................................Ensemble

Act II – DISK 2 The Rose Garden of the Shah
Track 1 Opening Act II............................................................... Ensemble
Track 2 The Legend of the Djin..................................................Abdallah
Track 3 The Floral Wedding.......................................................Leila and Chorus
Track 4 Watch the Professor.......................................................Omar, Abdallah, and Liela
Track 5 Dora and Cora (It’s Awfully Nice to Love One Girl)*...Omar and Chorus
Track 6 Take Things Easy...........................................................Hashish, Muley, Ali & Yussef
Track 7 Nobody Loves Me...........................................................Fatima
Track 8 There’s Just One Girl I’d Like to Marry....................... Algy, Alma and Girls
Track 9 Entrance of the Shah.................................................... Chorus
Track 10 I Say What I Mean and Mean What I Say..................Shah and Chorus
Track 11 Finale Act II.................................................................. Omar and Chorus

Appendix:
Track 12 Popular Favorites (replaced Floral Wedding)..............Algy and Girls
Track 13 Never, Never Land (repL. by Watch The Professor)....Omar, Abdallah, and Leila
Track 14 I’m Not So Particular Now (repl. by Dora & Cora)......Oma

Cast

Omar Khayyam, Jr., astrologer, poet and sworn foe to temperance............ Tom Petiet
Abdallah, an Arab chief.................................................................................. Don Regan
Algy Cuffs, a matinee idol............................................................................... Austin Stewart
Hashish, janitor of the Shah’s Harem............................................................ Dennis Eagle
Muley, inspector of the mint...........................................................................Kirsten Kunkle
Ali, court nuisance...........................................................................................Austin Stewart
Yussef, bad news specialist..............................................................................Jacob Mondry
The Shah, who travels for his health until very late in the show...................Seth Gilman
A Muezzin, who calls the people to prayer, but they don’t come................. Don Regan
Leila, beloved by Omar, but nothing doing................................................... Kimberley Dolanski
Alma, daughter of Omar................................................................................ Diane McEwen-Martin
Fatima, a wall flower...................................................................................... Katya Powder

Adam Aceto & Patrick Johnson at the two pianos


The Ensemble
Kimberly Dolanski, Laura Kempa, Kirsten Kunkle, Elizabeth Mihalo, Diane McEwen-Martin, Marla Bentley, Christina Gurne, Katya Powder, Austin Stewart, Jacob Mondry, David Troiano, Dennis Eagle, Seth Gilman, David Hunt, Tom Petiet, Don Regan

NB An equipment malfunction during the recording process caused a slight noise in the 2nd verse of Disk 1 track 8. We apologize for this sound.Scripts reconstructed and new narrations created by Tom Petiet

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