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Paul Rubens

Computer Generated MIDI Operas

"Betty" (1915)

Music by Paul A. Rubens (1875 - 1917) & Ernest Steffan (1896 - 1967) ***
Lyrics by Adrian Ross and Paul A. Rubens

ACT I   -   The Earl of Beverley's House in Regent's Park.

ACT II   -   The Garden of the Earl of Beverley's House  (next morning).

ACT III   -   Lord Playne's House, Farnham Towers.

Items 1, 2 & 13 were composed by Ernest Steffan.
Items 10 & 16 were composed by Ernest Steffan and Merlin Morgan.
Items 5 & 15 were constructed by Merlin Morgan on themes by Paul A. Rubens and Ernest Steffan.

*** This show having been performed in New York in 1916, Ernest Steffan's contributions are in the American public domain.

Lyrics to songs: 1  2  3  4  5  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19

You could also download a ZIP file containing the 18 vocal items in Midi Karaoke format.   This would allow you to follow the lyrics, provided you install the necessary vanBasco's Karaoke Player which you may obtain free of charge from their website.

Click here for a list of the main characters and original singers.

This music is presented here in the belief that it is free from any current copyright restrictions relating to the original lyricists or composers.  It is intended primarily for your listening entertainment and/or pleasure.  If you wish to use any of it for other purposes, or know of any reason why it should not be included here in this form, please send me an email.

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