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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.
- No. 15a - Entr'Acte
- No. 16 - Opening of Act III
- No. 17 - Duet - Daisy and Bulger
- "We are a couple of happy tramps, low on scamps, happy tramps; everywhere we will pitch our camps..."
- No. 18 - Reminiscence - Daisy and Quorn
- "Please my lord and master, you'll be true to me? ... Yes, my little darling, I will be. Shall we find when married..."
- No. 19 - Septett
- "Hip, hip, hurrah! ... So ring the merry wedding bells to hail this day! ... Hip, hip, hurrah! ... For we're the most tremendous swells in U. S. A! ..."
- No. 20 - Duet - Alice and Freddy
- "Then you go? ... And you stay! ... What must I do? ... You act for me when I'm away, just as I used to do for you! ..."
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