Vocal Score of the Mikado - Or the Town of Titipu

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VOCAL SCORE TBE MIKADO OR. THE TOWN OF TITIPU. AND Vocal Score complete ... . . . Price, net 12s. 6d. Pianoforte Score complete . . . ..., 6s. Od, Libretto ... ... ... . . .,, 2s. Od. THE MIKADO OR THE TOWN OF TITIPU DRAMATIS PERSONAE. NANKI-POO hzs Solt, disgztised as a wandrying minstrel, and in love with YUM-YuM. KO-KO Lord High Exczbtioier of Titipu. POOII-BAH Lord High Everything Else. PISH-TUSH a Noble Lord. I YUM-YUM PITTI-SING Three Sisters-Ward of KO-KO. PEEP-BO 1 KATIHA an elderly Lady, ill love with NANICI-Poo. CHORUS OF SCHOOL-GIRLS, NOBLES, GUARDS, AND COOLIES. ACT I.-Courtyard of KO-KOs Official liesidence. ACT 11.- KO-KOs Garden. THE MIKADO . CONTENTS . tQl OVERTURE ........................................................................................................................ 2 Brt f . NO . I . CHORUS OF MEN ...................................... If you want to know who we are ..................... 20 2 . SONG AND CIIORUS Nanki-Poo .................. A wandring minstrel I ................................ 27 3 . SONG Pish-Tusk and Chorus .................... Our great Mikado, virtuous man ..................... 34 q . SONG Pooh.BaL, umith Nankz-Poo asdPish-Td Young man. dcspair. likewise go to .................. 41 qa . RECIT . Nanki-Pou and Pod-fah ............... And have I journeyd for a month .................... 47 5 . CHORUS WITH SOLO KO-KO ..................... Behold the Lord High Executioner ...... . ..... 48 ga . SONG KO-KO, with Chorus of Men ............ As some day it may happen ........................... 55 6 . CHORUS OF GIRLS ................................... Comes a train of little ladies ........................ 59 p . TRIO Yt, m.Ynnz, Peep.Bo. and Pitri-Sitrg. with Chyus of Girls .......................... Three little maids from school are we ............... 64 8 . QUARTET Ynm- Yum . Pcep.Bo. Pitta-Sng and Pooh-Bah. wtth Chorus of Girls ............. So please you. sir. we much regret ..................... 71 g . DUET Yum- Yunz and Nanki-Poo .............. Were you not to KO-KO plighted ..................... 80 10. TRIO KO-KO. POOL-Bah and Pish- Tush .... I am so proud ............................................. 84 r I . FINALE. ACT i .......................................... With aspect stern and gloomy stride .................. 92 ......... .................................... I . SOLO Pttti-Sing and Chorus of Girls 2 . SONG YUM- urn 3 . MADRIGAL Yum- Yum. Pitti.Sing, Nanii.Poo. a Pish-Tush d ...................................... 4 TRIO Yum- Yum. Nanki.Poo, and KO-KO ...... 5 . ENTRANCE Braid the raven hair ............................ 124 The sun. whose rays are all ablaze ..................... 130 Brightly dawns our wedding day1 ..................... 133 Heres a how-de-do If I marry you ............... 139 OF MIKADO AND KATISHA ........ Mi.ya.sa.ma. mi-ya-sa-ma ............................. I44 6 . SONG Mikado ond Lhorus ........................ A more humane Mikado never did in Japan exist 149 7 . TRIO AND CHORUS Pitti.Sing. Ko.Ko. Poek- Bnh. and Chorus ................................... The criminal cried as he dropped him down ...... 155 8 . GLEE Pitti.Sixg. Katisha. Ko.Ko. Pooh.Rak. nnd Mikado .......................................... See how the Fates their gifts allot ..................... 162 g . DUET Nanki-Poo ond Ko.Ko. z. 11.4 Yum- lum. Pitti.Sing. and Pooh-Bah ....................... The flowers that bloom in the spring ............... 168 to . RECIT . AND SONG Kafiska ................. . .... Alone. and yet alive ...................................... 172 I . SONG KO-KO ....................... . ........... On a tree by a river. a little Torn-tit sang. Willow . tit-willow .................................. . .......... 175 rz . DUET Katisha and KO . hu .................. There is beauty in the bellow of the blast ........... 179 FINALE. ACT I1 ....................................

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Sir William Schwenck Gilbert, KBE, was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator, best known for his fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, of which the most famous include "H.M.S. Pinafore", "The Pirates of Penzance", and "The Mikado".

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