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Act I
   
INTRODUCTION
CHORUS OF GIRLS
SONG (Hassan)

"As we lie in languor lazy"
" I'm Abu-el-Hassan"
  »Dialogue  
SONG (Abdallah) with CHORUS OF GIRLS "When Islam first arose"
  »Dialogue  
SONG (Dancing Sunbeam) "O Life has put into my hand"
RECIT. and TRIO (Blush-of-Morning, Dancing Sunbeam and Abdallah) "Sunbeam! The Priest keeps saying...If a sudden stroke of Fate"
  »Dialogue  
TRIO (Rose-in-Bloom, Scent-of-Lilies, and Heart's Desire) "If you ask me to advise you"
  »Dialogue  
SONG (Rose-in-Bloom) "'Neath my lattice through the night"
CHORUS
"Tramps and scamps and halt and blind"
SONG (Hassan) with CHORUS "When my father sent me to Ispahan"
RECIT. (Yussuf) with CHORUS
SONG (Yussuf) with CHORUS
"Peace be upon this house"
"I care not if the cup I hold"
  »Dialogue  
ENSEMBLE with DANCERS and CHORUS "Musical Maidens are we"
SONG (Abdallah with Hassan) and CHORUS "We have come to invade"
  »Dialogue  
OCTET and DANCE "The Sultan's Executioner"
  »Dialogue  
QUARTET (Sultan, Grand Vizier, Physician and Executioner) "I'm the Sultan's Vigilant Vizier"
  »Dialogue  
FINALE
(a) CHORUS OF GIRLS
(b) RECIT. and SOLO (Sultan) with CHORUS

(c) CHORUS
(d) TRIO (Vizier, Physician and Executioner) and CHORUS
(e) CHORUS

"O luckless hour"
"O ladies, what assails you?...You'll understand that now and then"
"With martial gait — with kettle-drums"
"Attended by these Palace Warders"

"Oh, fit the arrows of respect"

Act II

DUET (Heart's Desire and Yussuf) "Oh, What is Love?"
  »Dialogue  
QUARTET (Scent-of-Lilies, Honey-of-Life, Heart's Desire, and Yussuf) "If You or I Should Tell the Truth"
CHORUS and SOLOS (Physician, Vizier and Executioner) "From Morning Prayer the Sultan"
  »Dialogue  
SONG (Sultan) with CHORUS "Let a Satirist Enumerate a Catalogue"
  »Dialogue  
SONG (Dancing Sunbeam with others) "In the Heart of my Heart's I've Always Known "
  »Dialogue  
DUET (Rose-in-Bloom and Sultan) "Suppose — I say, Suppose"
CHORUS with SOLOS (Hassan, Physician, Vizier and Executioner) "Laughing Low, on Tip-Toe"
  »Dialogue  
QUINTET (Scent-of-Lilies, Heart's Desire, Yussuf, Hassan and Executioner) and CHORUS "It's a Busy, Busy, Busy, Busy Day for Thee"
  »Dialogue  
SONG (Yussuf) "Our Tale is Told"
  »Dialogue  
RECIT. and MADRIGAL (Dancing Sunbeam, Blush-of-Morning, Yussuf and A Royal Guard) "What Does it Mean?...Joy and sorrow"
  »Dialogue  
SEPTET (Scent-of-Lilies, Honey-of-Life, Heart's Desire, Dancing Sunbeam, Yussuf, Hassan and Abdallah) "It Has Reached Me A Lady"
SCENA (Tutti) "Hassan, the Sultan with his Court"
SONG (Hassan) with CHORUS "There Was Once a Small Street Arab"
  »Dialogue  
FINALE "A bridal march"


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