New Amsterdam Theatre


Monsieur Beaucaire ~ December 1919


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Orchestration- London Production

This item is a 1919 theater orchestra arrangement of a selection of songs and dances from the London Production of the operetta MONSIEUR BEAUCAIRE by Andre Messager, as scored by Charles Godfrey, Jr. It is scored for SMALL orchestra, which includes 1st & 2nd violins, viola, ‘cello, bass, flute, clarinet, 1st & 2nd cornets, trombone, drums, and piano/conductor, plus 2 saxophones.

This arrangement includes about ten numbers from this successful production, which was based on the novel by Booth Tarkington, and first produced in London by Gilber Miller. It then opened at New York's New Amsterdam Theatre on December 11, 1919 and ran for 143 performances.

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