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The Singing Girl is a comic opera in three acts with music by Victor Herbert, book by Stanislaus Stangé and lyrics by Harry B. Smith. It was produced by the Alice Nielsen Opera Co. at the Casino Theatre, New York, on 23 October 1899.

Dramatis Personæ

DUKE RODOLPH   (Governor of Linz) Eugene Cowles
COUNT OTTO Richie Ling
PRINCE PUMPERNICKEL Joseph W. Herbert
AUFPASSEN   (Minister of Police) Joseph Cawthorne
STEPHAN   (Brother of Greta) John C. Slavin
FREDERICK
FRANCIS
FELIX
KARL
LUDWIG
FERDINAND
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(Officers of the Austrian Army) {
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Edward Metcalfe
Louis Kelso
Albert McGuckin
George Tennery
H. W. Humphreys
Frank Edwards
MARIE   (Sister of Duke Rodolph) Lucille Saunders
ELSA
MINA
ALMA
ELIZABETH
MARGARET
KATRINA
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(Girls of Linz) {
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Jennie Hawley
Ursula Gurnett
Clara Isham
Eunice Drake
Louise Hilliard
Lillian Samuels
GRETA   (The Singing Girl) Alice Neilsen

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Franz-Josef's Platz in Linz, Austria.   (Period: July 1820)

ACT II   -   Bridal Apartments in the Ducal Palace.

ACT III   -   Exterior of Schloss and Convent, overlooking Linz.


External Links
The Singing Girl at the Guide to Musical Theatre
Vocal Score at IMSLP

American Musical Theatre

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