Flax Into Gold - The Story of Rumpelstiltskin


  • Hugo Cole
junior school opera
Musicals, School Show
Libretto by Catherine Storr. Music by Hugo Cole
First Performance
1966, Oxford
Published by Warner/Chappell.  Administered for hire and stage rights worldwide (excluding North America) by Faber Music Ltd
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The Story
The story of Rumpelstiltskin, based on the Brothers Grimm children’s fairytale. This musical is designed
for performance by children between nine and thirteen years of age.
Principal Characters
The Miller
The Miller’s Daughter (later Queen)
The King
The Little Man
Principal Musical Numbers
We Are Fathers, Stout Men All
I Sit And Spin
I Am The King Of This Fair Land
Child, I Perceive Your Face Is Fair
Trouble Is Brewing
A Year Ago, Beside The Mill
Here Come I, The Land To Spy
Listen! Listen! Your Ear To The Ground 
I’ll Guess Your Name
Must He Die? 
As I Rode Out The Other Day 
My Son Is Safe
Ride, King To Ride The Forest Again


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