Musical Arrangements

Musical Arrangements

Act One:

1. "If you want to know who we are" (Chorus of Men)

2. "A Wand'ring Minstrel I" (Nanki-Poo and Men)

3. "Our Great Mikado, virtuous man" (Pish-Tush and Men)

4. "Young man, despair" (Pooh-Bah, Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush)

4a. Recit., "And have I journey'd for a month" (Pooh-Bah, Nanki-Poo)

5. "Behold the Lord High Executioner" (Ko-Ko and Men)

5a. "As some day it may happen" ("I've Got a Little List") (Ko-Ko and Men)

6. "Comes a train of little ladies" (Girls)

7. "Three little maids from school are we" (Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, and Girls)

8. "So please you, Sir, we much regret" (Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah, and Girls)

9. "Were you not to Ko-Ko plighted" (Yum-Yum and Nanki-Poo)

10. "I am so proud" (Pooh-Bah, Ko-Ko and Pish-Tush)

11. Finale Act I (Ensemble)

"With aspect stern and gloomy stride"

"The threatened cloud has passed away"

"Your revels cease!" ... "Oh fool, that fleest my hallowed joys!"

"For he's going to marry Yum-Yum"

"The hour of gladness" ... "O ni! bikkuri shakkuri to!"

"Ye torrents roar!"

Act Two:

12. "Braid the raven hair" (Pitti-Sing and Girls)

13. "The sun whose rays are all ablaze" (Yum-Yum)

14. Madrigal, "Brightly dawns our wedding day" (Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush)

15. "Here's a how-de-do" (Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko)

16. "Mi-ya Sa-ma” / From every kind of man obedience I expect" (Mikado, Katisha, Chorus)

17. "A more humane Mikado" (Mikado, Chorus)

18. "The criminal cried as he dropped him down" (Ko-Ko, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah, Chorus)

19. "See how the Fates their gifts allot" (Mikado, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah, Ko-Ko and Katisha)

20. "The flowers that bloom in the spring" (Nanki-Poo, Ko-Ko, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, and Pooh-Bah)

21. Recit. and song, "Alone, and yet alive" (Katisha)

22. "On a tree by a river" ("Willow, tit-willow") (Ko-Ko)

23. "There is beauty in the bellow of the blast" (Katisha and Ko-Ko)

24. "Finale Act II" (Ensemble)

"For he's gone and married Yum-Yum"

"The threatened cloud has passed away"