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"An Artist's Model" (1895)
Music by Sidney Jones (1861 - 1946)
Lyrics by Harry Greenbank
ACT I - An Artist's Studio in Paris.
- No. 1 - Opening Chorus
- "With brush on hand and palette gay our varied talents we display..."
- No. 2 - Song - Carbonnet and Chorus
- "Oh, come and peep when the world's asleep at gay Bohemiah..."
- No. 3 - Song - Sir George
- "Though pictures as a connoisseur I don't pretend to criticize..."
- No. 4 - Song - Madame Amélie
- "A few young ladies I receive to finish at a special fee..."
- No. 5 - Song - Madame Amélie
- "It's really hard, when times are bad and tradesmen unforgiving..."
- No. 6 - Song - Rudolph
- "Is love a dream that fades with dawn of day, too sweet to last night night has passed away..."
- No. 7 - Song - Daisy
- "Oh, I'm a simple little maid who really doesn't know a thing..."
- No. 8 - Chorus and Recitative - Adèle
- "Queen of the Studio, welcome right royally! Where has your Majesty been? ..."
- No. 9 - Students' Song - Adèle and Chorus
- "What life so sweet, what life so free as that the merry student leads! ..."
- No. 10 - Scena - Rudolph and Adèle
- "Oh, maid of witching grace, mankind at will disarming..."
- No. 11 - Entrance of School Girls
- "We six little misses from a French girls' school, an embodiment of blisses..."
- No. 12 - Trio - Algernon, Apthorpe and Carbonnet
- "Now won't you come along with us and have a jolly lark? ..."
- No. 13 - Finale Act I
- "Ah, here is the truant at last! Oh, Daisy, what have you been doing? ..."
ACT II - Ball-room in a Country House.
- No. 14 - Opening Chorus
- "Number five at last! Now don't forget it ends the set, so hurry through it fast..."
- No. 15 - Song - Daisy and Chorus
- "A Tom-tit lived in a tip-top tree, and a mad little, bad little bird was he..."
- No. 16 - Concerted Piece
- "We've reached our destination, and I'm glad of it! ..."
- No. 17 - Trio - Algernon, Madame Amélie and Sir George
- "By a pretty little proverb, it was settled long ago..."
- No. 18 - Song - Adèle
- "Sundown and dark, and over me the spell of shadowland..."
- No. 19 - Song - Rudolph and Chorus
- "The dearest spot on the wide, wide earth to the heart of a man of English birth..."
- No. 20 - Laughing Song - Carbonnet
- "In London at the present day I love to spend my money..."
- No. 21 - Fancy Dress Lancers
- No. 22 - Valse Chantée
- "Music and laughter float on the air. Tears may come after; why should we care?..."
- No. 23 - Song - Daisy
- "When people doze, or criticize and stare in good Societee..."
- No. 24 - Dance - Sir Roger de Coverley
- No. 25 - Song - Rudolph
- "Moon in the blue above, pale is your silver light..."
- No. 26 - Finale
- "On y revient toujours! We come with hearts grown fonder, back to the life that each of us loves best! ..."
- No. 27 - Song - Adèle
- "Love is a man's delight, a fancy of today! ..."
- No. 28 - Duet - Maud and Carbonnet
- "I'm glad that Paris pleases you ... It charms me altogether..."
- No. 29 - Song - Carbonnet
- "I've met my fate, I am in love with Trilby..."
- No. 30 - Song - Cripps and Chorus
- "Though round the world I've often been with Cook's or else with Gaze's..."
- No. 31 - Song - Madame Amélie
- "Do you remember all the bonnets that you bought? ..."
- No. 32 - Song - Adèle
- "On a silent summer's night, when the moon shone clear and bright..."
- No. 33 - Song - Adèle
- "Oh, what would women do, ha, ha! if men were all like you, ha, ha!..."
- No. 34 - Song - Madame Amélie
- "Mon militaire big and brave, he means to try the married bliss..."
- No. 35 - Quartet - Sir George, Amélie, Algernon & Smoggins
- "Though neglected in the past, they've created me at last."
- No. 36 - Song - "Ta-Ta Land"
- "A noble dame some children had, up to ev'ry game..."
- No. 37 - Song and Chorus - "Hands Off!"
- "England to arms! the need is nigh, the danger at your gate..."
- No. 38 - Song and Chorus - "Henrietta"
- "In a quiet little village not so very far away..."
Lyrics to songs:
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Song no. 23 was composed by Paul Lincke. Song no. 29 was written and composed by Leslie Stuart.
The original version of Song. no. 30 was by J. Cheever Goodwin and William Furst.
Songs nos. 31 to 35 were composed by Leopold Wenzel. Song no. 37 was composed by Frederick Rosse,
and Song no. 38 was composed by J. W. Bratton.
Click here for details of the original London cast.
I am grateful to Jay Cox who kindly provided 30 of the NoteWorthy originals from whence these MIDI files have been derived.
He has also provided a Word 97 file containing the lyrics, which you may download.
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