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"The Dandy Fifth" (1898)
Music by Clarence C. Corri (dates unknown)
Lyrics by George R. Sims
ACT I - Southsea Common, near the Pier Gates.
- No. 1 - Opening Chorus
- "Sweet little coy little maidens are we, we're spending a fortnight with Ma by the sea..."
- No. 2 - Trio - Brown, Jones & Robinson
- "We're troopers three of the rank and file..."
- No. 3 - Song - Kate & Chorus
- "There was a little gipsy, she wandered by the way..."
- No. 4 - Song - Sir Victor Vavasour
- "How dear is devotion to her we adore! How sweet is each service to render! ..."
- No. 5 - Duet - Dick & Kate
- "Never saw I maiden sweeter! What an ankle! What a waist! ..."
- No. 6 - Song - Dick & Men's Chorus
- "When round the foaming flagon goes, and mirth and song invite us..."
- No. 7 - Trio - Polly, Milligan, Dick, & Chorus
- "The daughter of the regiment was Angelina Platt..."
- No. 8 - Song - Kate
- "Land of Romance, thy visions unfold; fairyland still, to young and to old..."
- No. 9 - Finale Act I
- "Why don't you come? Dear, dear what is she doing? Quick, quick, away..."
ACT II - Ball-Room at Lorrimer Hall.
ACT III - Exterior of Officers' Quarters.
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South Shields Production of "The Dandy Fifth" in 1929