The Emerald Isle - Musical Numbers

Musical Numbers

  • Overture (includes "We don't intend to go to Carrig-Cleena", "Bedad it's for him" and the "Jig") †
Act I
  • 1. "Have ye heard the brave news?" (Chorus of Peasants) ‡
  • 2. "My Friends... I'm descended from Brian Boru" (Terence and Chorus)
  • 3. "Of Viceroys though we've had" (Murphy and Chorus)
  • 4. "If you wish to appear as an Irish type" (Bunn and Chorus)
  • 5. "On the Heights of Glentaun" (Molly, Terence, and Murphy)
  • 6. "Two is Company" (Rosie, Susan, Terence & Bunn)
  • 7. ENTRANCE OF LORD LIEUTENANT, COUNTESS, AND CHAPLAIN "I am the Lord Lieutenant, and" (Lord Lieutenant, Countess, and Dr. Fiddle)
  • 8. "At an early stage of life" (Lord Lieutenant with Rosie, Countess, and Dr. Fiddle)
  • 9. "When Alfred's friends their king forsook" (Countess) †
  • 10. "Oh, setting sun you bid the world good-bye" (Rosie) †
  • 11. "Their courage high you may defy" (Rosie, Susan, Molly, Terence and Bunn)
  • 12. ENTRANCE OF SOLDIERS "That we're soldiers no doubt you will guess" (Chorus of Soldiers and Girls)
  • 13. "Now this is the song of the Devonshire Men" (Sergeant and Chorus) †
  • 14. ENTRANCE OF BUNN "It is past my comprehension.. Many years ago I strode" (Bunn and Molly with Chorus)
  • 15. "Their fathers fought at Ramillies" (Ensemble)
Act II
  • 16. "Is there anyone approachin" (Chorus of Peasant Men with Dan)
  • 17. "Bedad, it's for him that will always employ" (Chorus of Men) †
  • 18. "Jig" (Peasants) †
  • 18a. "Och, the spalpeen! Let him drown!" (Chorus) †
  • 19. "Oh have you met a man in debt" (Terence and Chorus)
  • 20. "Twas in Hyde Park, beside the row" (Rosie, Terence, and Chorus)
  • 21. "I cannot play at love" (Molly, Kathleen, Bunn, Rosie, and Chorus) †
  • 22. "Oh the age, in which we're living" (Bunn, with Susan) †
  • 23. "Sing a rhyme" (Kathleen, Terence, Bunn, Susan, and Chorus)
  • 24. "Listen, hearken my lover" (Rosie, Terence and Murphy) †
  • 25 "Good-bye my native town" (Murphy) †
  • 26. "I love you! I love you!" (Molly and Murphy) †
  • 27. "There was once a little soldier" (Terence with Chorus)
  • 28. "With a big shillelagh" (Ensemble)
† – Number composed entirely by Edward German
‡ – Number composed entirely by Arthur Sullivan

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