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Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley'
Introducing the Burlesque Drama 'Alice Again' and the
Burlesque Christy Minstrell Ballad 'Mother Blow My Little Nose'

Complete with music, dialogue, and Stage directions.

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Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley'

 

Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley'

 

Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley'

 

Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley'

Dialogue and Stage directions for the sheet above:

Now the Drama - I love the Drama - the good old style of Drama you know, where there's a wicked Squire, and a virtuous peasant girl. Something of this sort. (To Pianist) a little villainous music please - (folds his arms and walks forward with a scowl,- as the following music is played.)

Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley'

Dialogue and Stage directions for the sheet above:

I'm supposed to be the wicked Squire now (With deep voice.) I presume this is the spot where Alice was to meet her lover - she still rejects my proposals - let her beware for Squire Ruggidugg brooks not being thwarted - Ah she comes! be still my fluttering heart - I must congeal myself - (retires to one side, then skips forward to following music.)

Now Im supposed to be Alice, the young lady - Why does Adolph not come to meet me as he promised? He was to be here at nine o'clock - I hope nothing has happened to him - why does he select this lonely spot for our meetings? last time I was here I was quite frightened. Everything was so still and solemn. Ah! what was that? - I thought I heard a rustling amongst the brushwood - 0h! foolish, giddy little thing that I am - It must have been my fancy. I am alone there is no one here (Goes to left side, and says, yes, I am here.)

I'm the Squire again - (when the singer says "Alice again," "Squire again, &c." he goes to left for the Squire - and right for Alice.) Yes, the Squire whom ygu have treated like a Dog, but my hour of triumph has now arriven and you are mine - Alice again - Oh say not so cruel man - let me pass I beseech thee - Squire again - No girl 'tis useless, you are helpless and in my power - Alice again - Oh, what can I do to induce you to spare me. Ah! My father, as you are aware, is a Coal Merchant - release me and you shall have your coals at three shillings per ton cheaper than trade price. Do this and I'll throw in a bundle of wood into the bargain - Squire again - No girl I say 'tis useless to Importune me - you are helpless and in my power - Alice again - Oh! what can I do? Ah! the dagger Adolph lent me last week, I have it here, thus do I release myself - (pretends to draw dagger, mimic struggle, and plunges dagger into breast, to following music.)

 

Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley'

Dialogue and Stage directions for the sheet above:

She has stabbed me to the heart - oh! I am mortally wounded - I have but a few years to live - Girl listen to me while I have breath - you will be rather surprised to hear that you are not your Mother's daughter, she is your Aunt - and Mr. Attenborough the celebrated pawnbroker is your Uncle (In faint voice.) I can say no more - faint from loss of blood I - oh! - I (makes hideous grimaces and is going to fall backwards but suddenly recovers himself grins and says) No not for Joe! no back falls for me thank you. (The Singer can here introduce imitations of Actors, Vocalists &c.) 'After that I visited my old friends the Christy Minstrels - or as I once heard an old woman call them the "Crystal Ministers" and I arrived at their Hall just in time to hear Mr. Professor - the Gentleman with the big voice who generally sits in the centre - announce as the next song on the programme - "Mother blow my little nose " which he sang something after the following, style.

 

Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley'

 

Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley'

Above - Arthur Lloyd's Celebrated 'Comic Medley' Introducing the Burlesque Drama 'Alice Again' and the Burlesque Christy Minstrell Ballad 'Mother Blow My Little Nose'
Courtesy Max Tyler of the BMHS

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