Colin M. Johnson's Music and MIDI files

Ivan Caryll

Computer Generated MIDI Operas

"The Orchid" (1903)

Music by Ivan Caryll (1861-1921) and Lionel Monckton (1861-1924)
Lyrics by Adrian Ross

ACT I - The Countess of Barwick's Horticultural College.

ACT II - Various locations in Nice: Black Massena, Promenade des Anglais, & Interior of the Opera House.

Nos. 1, 3, 4, 8, 11, 13, 17, 18, 25 & 27 were composed by Ivan Caryll.
Nos. 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 14a, 15, 16, 19, 20, 23 & 28 were composed by Lionel Monckton.
No. 21 was composed by Jean Schwartz.     Nos. 22 & 29 were written and composed by Paul A. Rubens.
No. 24 was written and composed by Bernard Rolt.     The composer of No. 26 is unspecified.
No. 30 was composed by both Ivan Caryll and Lionel Monckton.

Lyrics to songs: 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30

You could also download a ZIP file containing the 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 either to the original authors or to the 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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