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"The Dollar Princess" (1909)

Music by Leo Fall (1873 - 1925)
Lyrics by Adrian Ross

ACT I   -   Conder's House in New York.

  • No. 1 - Opening Chorus - "We're the household of the great Mister Harry Conder, drawn from ev'ry ancient state over the ocean yonder! ..."
  • No. 1a - Song and Chorus - Alice - "A self-made Yankee maiden, she isn't greatly drawn to castles mortgage-laden, and coronets in pawn! ..."
  • No. 2 - Duet - Daisy and Quorn - "I'm very sorry if you've thought I do not serve you as I might! ... Oh, no!  Not that, but still you might be more attentive..."
  • No. 3 - Song - Freddy - "A little maiden by the way, so simple, sweet and fair, is not the love for whom I pray, you meet her ev'ry where! ..."
  • No. 4 - Duet - Alice and Freddy - "The people round that I am paying must be good-looking, that's my whim!  It's what papa is always saying..."
  • No. 5 - Quartette - Olga, Conder, Dick and Bulger - "Myself the Countess I'll introduce: Olga Alaska Tabasco Kachewska! ... Can you repeat it, please? ..."
  • No. 6 - Finale Act I - "And now assemble all my household here!  Let ev'rybody instantly appear!  Before in feast we give our joy expansion, I'll introduce..."

ACT II   -   Garden Court, Conder's House.

  • No. 7 - Tennis Chorus - "In afternoon of sunny June across the lawn the net is drawn.  You take your racquet and your ball, and men and maidens say: Love all! ..."
  • No. 8 - Ensemble - Conder and Girls - "Mister, Mister Conder, whither will you wander?  You are like a child again!  Why are you so very juvenile and merry? ..."
  • No. 9 - Duet - Alice and Freddy - "A secretary such as you is nothing to his betters; and he can write, is that not true?  Their most intimate letters! ..."
  • No. 10 - Duet - Daisy and Sir James - "I may be going rather soon on an extensive honeymoon, so I suppose I must buy clothes ... Ladies at times wear those..."
  • No. 11 - Song - Bulger - "Some women may have loved me for my face - I do not know.  And some for that 'Je ne sais quoi' I call my 'Touch and go'..."
  • No. 12 - Duet - Alice and Conder - "Many a time, my brother, we have laughed and cried.  We both were very naughty, then we used to run and hide! ..."
  • No. 13 - Scena - Olga and Conder - "Ah!  Ah!  I'm Queen of men, Parisienne, la fine fleur de Paris.  Ah!  Ah!  Tout de même, je vous aime!  Do you care for me? ..."
  • No. 14 - Quartette - Alice, Daisy, Quorn and Freddy - "Who are the girls that glitter and glance, full in the sun of joy?  Life is to them like a marvellous dance..."
  • No. 15 - Finale Act II - "We're delighted here invited to attend these gorgeous fêtes!  Quite surprising, and out classing those of European states..."

ACT III   -   Freddy's Bungalow in California.

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