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Re: Operettas

Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:06 am
by FW190
In 1903 Ivan Caryll composed the Musical Play The Cherry Girl, book by Seymour Hicks, Lyrics by Aubrey Hopwood.

Midi version:

Bio Seymour Hicks: ... hicks.html

Complete Vocal Score, Chappell Edition, London 1904, c 8 MB:



Re: Operettas

Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2009 8:31 am
by paolor
Something against the november blues, enjoy.
Ziehrer op.518 Hereinspaziert (Walzer).pdf
Heuberger Der Opernball (Ouvertüre).pdf

Re: Operettas

Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:10 am
by FW190
Next Caryll: The Spring Chicken, a musical in two acts. The book was adapted by George Grossmith, Jr. from Coquin de Printemps (1897) by Jaime and Duval, with music by Ivan Caryll and Lionel Monckton and lyrics by Adrian Ross, Percy Greenbank and Grossmith, produced by George Edwardes at the Gaiety Theatre, opening on 30 May 1905. It ran for a very successful 401 performances.
The Spring Chicken had a Broadway run in 1906 and toured in Britain and America.

Song-list and midi version:

Complete Vocal Score, Chappell Edition London 1905, c. 14 MB

Re: Operettas

Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:47 am
by FW190
Next Caryll, again a coproduction with Lionel Monckton: The New Aladdin a musical comedy in two acts.
Written by James T. Tanner and W. H. Risque, additional numbers by Frank E. Tours, lyrics by Adrian Ross, Percy Greenbank, W. H. Risque, and George Grossmith, Jr.

It was produced by George Edwardes at the Gaiety Theatre, opening on 29 September 1906 and running for 203 performances.


Bio Percy Greenbank: ... ank_p.html

Song-List and Midi-Version:

Not a vocal score this time, but a complete version for piano (2H) made by the famous-infamous Mr. Ketelbey, Chappell & Co-Edition London 1906, c. 5 MB, 125 pages

Re: Operettas

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 1:02 pm
by paolor
Two small additions by Millöcker whose unknown pieces are rarely found.

Have a nice weekend,
Millöcker Die sieben Schwaben (Marsch).pdf
Millöcker Der Probekuss (Walzer).pdf

Re: Operettas

Posted: Sun Dec 20, 2009 6:04 am
by kh0815
"New": Operetta fragments ->

Re: Operettas

Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:42 am
by paolor
The name says it all - this operetta is certainly unbekannt (= unknown) and if it's schön (here = pretty, beautiful) you can find out yourself...

Bw, paolor
[just realizing it is the first contribution to this thread in 2010]
Straus O Die schöne Unbekannte.pdf


Posted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 5:03 pm
by paolor
Until recently I had never heard or seen this name - he was a pianist who f.ex. edited some works of CPE Bach, and orchestrated some dances of Tausig - and wrote this piece whose title could be slightly misleading...
Eibenschütz Liebessport.pdf

Re: Operettas

Posted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 10:40 pm
by Caprotti
Ilona Eibenschütz is a "she" !

Re: Operettas

Posted: Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:27 am
by alpha
Caprotti wrote:Ilona Eibenschütz is a "she" !
True, except this work is clearly by Albert Eibenschutz, the orchestrator of Tausig's Ungarische Zigeunerweisen, as Paolor said.