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"The Girl from Utah" (1913)
Music by Paul A. Rubens (1875 - 1917), and also by Sidney Jones (1861-1946) ***
Lyrics by Adrian Ross, Percy Greenbank, and Paul A. Rubens.
ACT I - Dumpelmeyers.
- No. 1 - Opening Double Chorus
- "Have you booked our table, Number Four?..." ***
- No. 2 - Song - Lord Amersham (to Lady Amersham)
- "There's a little maid, and I dream about her everywhere I go..."
- No. 3 - Chorus and Entrance of Actresses
- "Oh, what a party is coming to tea now!..." ***
- No. 4 - Song - Dora & Chorus
- "Truthful men, you are hard to find - lovers, husbands or brothers..."
- No. 5 - Song - Sandy
- "I remember quite clearly the time I was born, it was one gloomy day in December..." (three verses)
- No. 6 - Duet - Clancy & Trimmit
- "I've had enough of this very swagger place, I feel that I'm quite de trop..."
- No. 7 - Song - Una & Chorus
- "Where do you think I've come from?..." ***
- No. 8 - Quartet - Una, Dora, Clancy, & Sandy
- "I know a Mormon who wants to marry me..."
- No. 9 - Duet - Dora & Trimmit
- "Heart of my heart, life would be blank were we to part..."
- No. 10 - Duet - Una & Sandy
- "If my cunning foes lay traps about, well, I may get caught some day..."
- No. 11 - Finale Act I
- "We really must go; we've taken, we know, a terrible time for tea..." ***
ACT II - Scene 1 - A Street in Brixton.
ACT II - Scene 2 - A Mormon's House.
ACT II - Scene 3 - The Arts Ball.
- No. 15 - Opening Chorus
- "It's the Ball of the Arts, quite a feast of fancy dress..." ***
- No. 16 - Song - Dora & Chorus
- "If you're a girl and on the stage you go, you'll think it lovely for a month or so..."
- No. 17 - Song - Clancy
- "I belong to the Emerald Isle, and the Emerald Isle's all right..." (four slow verses and a dance)
- No. 18 - Tango
- No. 19 - Waltz Duet - Una & Sandy
- "It is hard just to say what's the right time of day..." ***
- No. 20 - Song - Trimmit & Chorus
- "Oh, if you come to Brixton there are lots of sights to see..."
- No. 21 - Duet - Dora & Amersham
- "When two hearts in perfect harmony sing a song of love..."
- No. 22 - Russian Dance
- No. 23 - Concerted Number - Una, Dora, Clancy, & Men (whistling)
- "Our Dear Little Friends, the Ladies."
- No. 24 - Finale Act II
- "She's a girl from Utah, in the U.S.A., but on an early day she'll marry dandy Sandy!..." ***
*** Nos. 1, 3, 7, 11, 14, 15, 19 & 24 are by Sidney Jones, and I include them here on the understanding that, as this show was performed in New York in 1914, under American rules it is now in the public domain. If this should prove to be incorrect, then please let me know and I shall immediately withdraw the relevant items, offering my sincere apologies to everyone concerned.
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