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WEB OPERA

MIDI Files and Online Vocal ScoreColin Johnson has provided us with MIDI and MIDI Karaoke files of all of the music from Haddon Hall, and the NoteWorthy files that were used to produce these MIDI files.

INTRODUCTION

ACT I - THE LOVERS

SCENE — The Terrace

"The green old turrets, all ivy thatch,
Above the cedars that girdle them rise
The pleasant glow of sushine catch,
And outline sharp on the bluest of skies."

1 CHORUS & SOLOS: Today it is a festal day
a. SONG (Dorcas): 'Twas a dear little dormouse
b. MADRIGAL: When the budding blooms of May
Dialogue
2 TRIO (Dorothy, Lady Vernon & Sir George); Nay, father dear
3 DUET (Dorothy & Lady Vernon): Mother, dearest mother
4 SONG (Oswald & Chorus): Ribbons to sell
Dialogue
5 DUET (Dorcas & Oswald): The sun's in the sky
6 & 7 RECIT. & TRIO (Dorothy, Dorcas & Oswald):
My Mistress comes... O tell me what is a maid to say?
8a RECIT & SONG (Dorothy) Why weep and wait?...Red of the rosebud
Dialogue
8 SONG (Manners): The earth is fair
Dialogue
9 ENTRANCE OF THE PURITANS
Dialogue
10 SONG (Rupert): I've heard it said
11 FINALE, ACT I: The bonny bridegroom cometh
a. SONG (Rupert): When I was but a little lad
b. SONG (Dorothy & Chorus): To thine own heart be true

ACT II — THE ELOPEMENT

SCENE I — Dorothy Vernon's Door

"It is a night without a star,
And the hall with revelry throbs and gleams;
There grates a hinge - the door is ajar -
And a shaft of light in the darkness streams."

12 INTRODUCTION & CHORUS OF PURITANS: Hoarsely the wind is howling
Dialogue
13 SONG (McCrankie): My name it is McCrankie
Dialogue
14 DUET (Rupert & McCrankie): There's no one by
Dialogue
15 TRIO (Dorcas, Rupert & McCrankie): Hoity-toity, what's a kiss?
16 FINALE, ACT II: The west wind howls
a. DUET (Dorothy & Manners): Oh, heart's desire
b. STORM
SCENE II - The Long Gallery
     c. SONG (Sir George): In days of old

ACT III — THE RETURN

SCENE — The Ante-Chamber

17 OPENING CHORUS: Our heads we bow
Dialogue
18 SONG (Lady Vernon & Chorus): Queen of the roses
19 RECIT & DUET (Lady Vernon & Sir George): Alone, alone!...Bride of my youth
Dialogue
20 SCENE (Dorcas, Rupert, & Chorus): In frill and feather
21 ENSEMBLE: Good General Monk
a. SONG, CHORUS & DANCE: We have thought the matter out
Dialogue
22 SONG (McCrankie & Chorus): Hech, mon! hech, mon!
a. SCOTCH DANCE
23 FINALE, ACT III: Hark! the cannon!


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