|The Mascot is an English version of La Mascotte, an operetta with music by Edmond Audran. The English lyrics are by Theodore T. Barker. It opened at the Bijou Theatre, New York, on 5 May 1881.
|| The Mascot
|| Daughter of Lorenzo XVII
|| A Shepherd
| LORENZO XVII
|| Prince of Piombino
|| A Farmer
|| Prince of Pisa
ACT I - Vintage Festival in Piombino, Italy, in the 15th century.
- Nos. 1 & 2 - Introduction, Opening Chorus and Drinking Song - "Now the vintage time is over, lads and lasses gaily meet..."
- No. 3 - Legend - Pippo and Chorus - "One day the arch-fiend, drunk with pride, chose out of his fiery dominions some imps..."
- No. 4 - Reprise and Exit - "Now the vintage time is over, lads and lasses gaily meet..."
- Nos. 5 & 6 - Men's Chorus and Song - Bettina - "Come now! my beauty! Quick, a little kiss..." & "Don't come too near..."
- Nos. 7 & 8 - Entrance Chorus and Song - Lorenzo - "When the gay sport of hunting's ended..." & "Wise men have in all ages..."
- No. 9 - Chorus Exit - "When the gay sport of hunting's ended..."
- No. 10 - Song - Fiametta - "This country lad I do admire, when in the sunlight he is standing..."
- No. 11 - Song - Frederic - "Tho' of an awkward village lad I've not the robustness excessive, my qualities much finer are..."
- No. 12 - Duet - Bettina and Pippo - "When I behold your manly form, a sweet emotion agitates me..."
- No. 13 - Scenic Music
- Nos. 14 & 15 - Finale, and Coaching Chorus - "A ring! a ring! a sounding ring, who's ringing so? What's up, I'd like to know..."
ACT II - Hall in the Palace of the Grand Duke of Piombino.
ACT III - The large hall of an Italian Inn, in the duchy of Pisa.
- No. 27 - Chorus of Soldiers of Pisan Army - "Fill the cups full, overflowing; Come, Matheo, man, empty well your can..."
- No. 28 - Entrance of the Prince, and Song of the Drum - Frederic - "That's well! Good day, my braves!..."
- No. 29 - Entrance of the Refugees - Fiametta, Lorenzo, Rocco, Sergeant and Chorus - "Nay, tremble not, good folks thus..."
- No. 30 - Song of the Orang-Outang - Fiametta and Chorus - "That big ape, who at Piombino ruled and ruin'd with red tape..."
- No. 31 - Entrance of the Wedding Party & Ariette - Pippo - "I near the goal, I near the goal, I've no more dread of ills harassing..."
- No. 32 - Quartette - Bettina, Pippo, Lorenzo and Rocco - "How's this, Pippo, that when I call on you, you stay away..."
- No. 33 - Finale Act III - "Pray tell me why thus loud you cry, in such an uncivilized fashion! ..."
- External Links
- La Mascotte at Wikipedia
- La Mascotte at The Guide to Light Opera and Operetta
- The Mascot Vocal Score at the Internet Archive
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