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"My Mimosa Maid" (1908)
Music and Lyrics by Paul A. Rubens (1875 - 1917)
ACT I - The Mimosa Plantation, St. Leo.
- No. 1 - Opening Chorus
- "Merrily, merrily on we toil! Never a moment still..."
- No. 2 - Hammering Chorus
- "Pack, pack-a-pack, that's our song; pack- pack-a-pack, all day long!..."
- No. 3 - Duet - Paulette and Gerard
- "Ev'rything contrary seems, as in dreams..."
- No. 4 - Games - Dance
- No. 5 - Chorus of Girls
- "Oh, Mister Sweep! Mister Sweep, how do you do, sir?..."
- No. 6 - Song - Paulette
- "As the day dies away, then comes the moment for pleasure and play..."
- No. 7 - Whispering Quartet
- "Can you keep a secret when to you it's told?..."
- No. 8 - Song - Louis and Chorus
- "The men who defend the land we love are men both in word and deed..."
- No. 9 - Song - Gerard
- "You're serious never, that I know quite well..."
- No. 10 - Duet - Bock and Boy
- "If I should ever be rich, I'll be an original, too..."
- No. 11 - Song - Popitte and Chorus
- "There once was a cobbler, a stolid fellow he..." (four verses)
- No. 12 - Finale Act I
- "What is the matter with Paulette?..."
ACT II - The Pergola of Victor Guilbert's Villa.
- No. 13 - The Sweep's Intermezzo
- No. 14 - Opening Chorus of Nurses and Soldiers
- "We are little nurses; when a patient worse is you should act at once..."
- No. 15 - Solo and Chorus of Nurses
- "When I first went as a hospital nurse..."
- No. 16 - Concerted Number - Louis with Twins and Nurses
- "Of course, if you were children, as I took you both to be..."
- No. 17 - Madrigal
- "Once a mister lov'd a sweet young miss..."
- No. 18 - Song - Popitte
- "I've got a lot of relations, but they haven't been much use to me..." (four verses)
- No. 19 - Song - Paulette
- "When all is gone to rest, each bird within his nest..."
- No. 20 - Song - Gerard
- "Ever since I met you, not so many days, I could not forget you..." (four verses)
- No. 21 - Song - Paulette
- "I am highly amused at this curious situation..."
- No. 22 - Concerted Number - Chorus
- "Here, little girls, don't fear, little girls, we mean no harm!"
- No. 23 - Song with Men's Chorus (soloist unspecified)
- "As the sun is sinking o'er the ssouthern sea..."
- No. 24 - Concerted Number - Popitte, Max, Bock, and Boy
- "When for food you're pining..."
- No. 25 - Finale Act II - Paulette and Chorus
- "Oh, Mister Sweep, I have loved you true all through, sir..."
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