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Author Cook, Will Marion.

Uniform Title In Dahomey. Vocal score
Title The music and scripts of In Dahomey / edited by Thomas L. Riis.

Imprint Madison [Wis.] : Published for the American Musicological Society by A-R Editions, c1996.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  780.973 R243 v.25    ---  Available
Description 1 vocal score (lxxii, 245 p.) : ill. ; 30 + cm.
Series Recent researches in American music, 0147-0078 ; v. 25
Music of the United States of America ; 5
Note Musical comedy.
With piano acc.
Music principally by Will Marion Cook, with additional music by James Vaughan, Alex Rogers, J. Leubrie Hill, and others.
Lyrics by Cook, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Alex Rogers, and others.
Libretto by Jesse Shipp included, with dialogue: p. xlvii-lxxii.
Includes orchestrations of Dat gal of mine, My Dahomian Queen, and On Emancipation Day.
Discography: p. 245.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and critical commentary.
Contents Overture -- Brown-skin baby mine -- Caboceers entrance --Chocolate drops -- The Czar -- Dat gal of mine -- Evah dahkey is a king -- Good evenin' -- Happy Jim -- Hurrah for Captain Kidd -- I may be crazy, but I ain't no fool -- I wants to be a actor lady -- I'll take a kitchen mechanic for mine -- I'm a Jonah man -- Jig -- Leader of the colored aristocracy -- Me an' de minstrel ban' -- Molly Green -- My castle on the Nile -- My Dahomian Queen -- My dear Luzon -- My lady frog -- On Broadway in Dahomey bye and bye -- On Emancipation Day -- On Emancipation Day : [characteristic Negro march and two step] -- Rag-time drummer -- Returned -- A rich coon's babe -- She's Dancing Sue -- Society -- Swing along --That's how the cake walk's done -- When it's all goin' out, and nothin' comin' in -- When Sousa comes to Coon-town -- When the moon shines -- Why Adam sinned.
Subject Musicals -- Vocal scores.
Musicals -- Excerpts -- Scores.
Musicals -- Librettos
Added Author Riis, Thomas Laurence. Editor.
Shipp, Jesse, 1859-1934. Librettist.
Rogers, Alex. Composer. Lyricist.
Vaughan, James, 1874-approximately 1935, Composer.
Hill, J. Leubrie, 1873-1916. Composer.
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906. Lyricist.
Cook, Will Marion. In Dahomey. Libretto.
ISBN 0895793423

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