Music in the Air


  • Jerome Kern
musical show
Music by Jerome Kern. Libretto and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd
2122 - 1210 - perc(1) - harp - 2 vln I.1 vla.1 vlc.1 db
Published by Warner/Chappell.  Administered for rental and amateur stage rights by Faber Music Ltd worldwide (excluding North America)
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The Story
(Undated, traditional or present day Bavarian costume)
In the little Bavarian town of Edendorf, Karl and Sieglinde are in love. Karl, who is a young school master, writes the lyrics for Sieglinde’s father’s latest song, then he and Sieglinde go to see a music publisher.  There they meet Frieda, an opera star, and her lover Bruno, who is a librettist. Bruno tries to make Sieglinde the star of his new operetta and Frieda develops an interest in Karl. However, Sieglinde fails to become a diva and she and Karl return home philosophically yet very happy. 
Principal Characters (plus Chorus)
Principal Musical Numbers 
I’ve Told Every Little Star (Karl)
Prayer (Karl, Sieglinde, Ensemble)
There’s A Hill Beyond A Hill (Chorus)
I’m Alone (Frieda)
One More Dance (Bruno)
Night Flies By (Frieda)
The Song is You (Bruno)
We Belong Together (Chorus)

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