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The Merry Widow

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Genre: Operetta

Score

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Original score

  • Now Ladies and Gentlemen
    • aka Oh, I'm Unaccustomed to Speaking [no note]
    • aka Opening Chorus: Now Ladies and Gentlemen [no note]
    • aka Opening Chorus: Pontevedro in Paris [no note]
    • aka Pontevedro in Paris [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 1 [no note]
  • Ball-Music
    • aka Ballroom Music [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No la [no note]
  • A Dutiful Wife
    • aka A Highly Respectable Wife [no note]
    • aka I Am a Virtuous Wife [no note]
    • aka We Are Alone [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 2 [no note]
  • In Marsovia
    • aka Gentlemen, No More! [no note]
    • aka Hannah's Entrance [no note]
    • aka I'm Still a Pontevedrian [no note]
    • aka If Widows are Rich [no note]
    • aka Marriage in Marsovia [no note]
    • aka Widows are Gay [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 3 [no note]
  • Maxim's
    • aka I'm Off to Chez Maxime [no note]
    • aka Maxim's (Girls, Girls, Girls) [no note]
    • aka The Problems of a Prince [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 4 [no note]
  • Home
    • aka All's One to All Men Where There's Gold [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 5 [no note]
  • Ladies' Choice
    • aka [TMW] No 6 [no note]
  • Oh, Come Away
    • aka Come Away to the Ball [no note]
    • aka Melody of Laughter [no note]
    • aka Surrender to the Waltz [no note]
    • aka The Melody of Paris [no note]
    • aka The Waltz is a Lovely Invitation [no note]
    • aka We'll Go to Cafe Paree [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 6 [no note]
  • Down in Dear Marsovia
    • aka Dance [no note]
    • aka Heia-Ho! [no note]
    • aka Mi velimo dase [no note]
    • aka Russian Dance [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 7 [no note]
  • Vilia
    • aka Gypsies in the Courtyard [no note]
    • aka Gypsy Music [no note]
    • aka Vilia-Song [no note]
    • aka Vilja [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 7 [no note]
  • The Cavalier
    • aka Jogging in a One-Horse Gig [no note]
    • aka Soldier Boy [no note]
    • aka Such a Silly Soldier Boy [no note]
    • aka The Pavilion [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 8 [no note]
  • Women
    • aka Courting Girls [no note]
    • aka The Women [no note]
    • aka You're Back Where You First Began [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 9 [no note]
  • He'll Take You to Maxim's Where Fun and Frolic Beam
    • aka A Lady's Fan [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 10 [no note]
  • Oh, Say No More!
    • aka Dear Friend, Be Calm! [no note]
    • aka Enough, Camille! [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 11 [no note]
  • Love in My Heart
    • aka Life Was Devoid of Meaning [no note]
    • aka Love in My Heart Was Dying [no note]
    • aka Red as a Rose in Maytime [no note]
    • aka Tonight Will Teach Me to Forget [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 11 [no note]
  • Come to the Little Arbor Here
    • aka Look Where a Leafy Bower Lies [no note]
    • aka Night [no note]
    • aka See! There's a Small Pavilion Near [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 11 [no note]
  • Well, Gentlemen, What Is Your Will?
    • aka Do You Have Something on Your Mind? [no note]
    • aka Girls, Girls, Girls [no note]
    • aka I Wonder What It Is They Want [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 12 [no note]
  • I Am Free, So, Tra-la-la-la-la-la!
    • aka I Need Your Passion, Tra-la-la-la-la-la [no note]
    • aka My Marriage Will Be One Arranged [no note]
    • aka Oh, How Splendid, Tral-la-la-la-la-la [no note]
    • aka Quite a la Mode Paree [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 12 [no note]
  • There Once Were Two Princes' Children
    • aka There Once Lived a Prince and Princess [no note]
    • aka There Once Were Two Royal Children [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 12 [no note]
  • Cakewalk
    • aka The Cakewalk [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 13 [no note]
  • Girls at Maxim's, The
    • aka Can-Can [no note]
    • aka Eh, Voila Les Belles Grisettes [no note]
    • aka Grisettes [no note]
    • aka Mademoiselles at Maxim's [no note]
    • aka Ritantou Ritantirelle [no note]
    • aka We're the Famous Maxim's Playgirls [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 14 [no note]
  • Butterflies
    • aka Kuiawiak [no note]
    • aka Kujawiak [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 15 [no note]
  • Quite Parisian
    • aka [TMW] No 16 [no note]
  • I Love You So
    • aka Love Unspoken [no note]
    • aka Merry Widow Waltz [no note]
    • aka The Love of Long Ago [no note]
    • aka The Merry Widow Waltz [no note]
    • aka [TMW] No 17 [no note]

Written for the 1934 film version

Interpolated into the 1952 film version

Studio Cast Recordings

Recordings listed here were done in the studio specifically to release as recordings. They do not represent cast recordings of a particular production.

Demos & Pre-Production Recordings

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Authors

Original Authors

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Libretto
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Music

Later Contributors

This list represents writers who contributed to revisions, etc. following the original production.

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Book & Lyrics (English)
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Lyrics (English)
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New Book (English)
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Adaptation
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Music (additional)
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Libretto & Lyrics (English)
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Lyrics (additional)
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Book (adaptation)
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Translation (Spanish)
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Lyrics (new)
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English Translation
Genre: Operetta

Source

Translation of the Viennese operetta Die Lustige Witwe which was based on the 1861 comedy L'Attaché d'ambassade by Henri Meilhac

Synopsis

No synopsis listed.

Trivia & History

Die Lustige Witwe toured Austria following its successful run in Vienna. In 1906, there were productions in Hamburg at Neues Operetten-Theater, in Berlin at Berliner Theater and Budapest's Magyar Szinhaz.

Other Titles

  • Die Lustige Witwe (German title)

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