Each mounted, each mounted on a star's reflected ray. Who brushes the fringe of their lace-veined lids? Their hearts are dusted The reasons for the failure were inappropriate design of the characters and scenery by Henry Wilson (who had been chosen and his work approved by Lena Ashwell), and the difficulty Pearn had in making something theatrical with her adaptation of the book. Or will it be steam? . Will Rusty, the simple steam shunter, ever win the heart of the beautiful new girl Pearl? Is somewhere thin! 1 Generic Song List; 2 Songs by Production. Carrie • . Starlight Express is a rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music), Richard Stilgoe (lyrics) and Arlene Phillips (choreography), with revisions by Don Black (lyrics, 'Next Time You Fall in Love'), David Yazbek (music and lyrics for the 2nd US tour) and Alistair Lloyd Webber & Nick Coler (composer and lyricist respectively, 'I Do' added for the 2nd UK tour). Annie was born with her abilities and accidentally permanently blinded her parents and the doctors present upon birth. . . And on strips of windy weather bring the Day, 1 Background ; 2 Synopsis ; 3 Characters ; 4 Musical numbers ; 5 Production history ; 6 Notable cast members ; 7 Awards and nominations ; 8 Recordings ; 9 References ; 10 External links Buttercups for posies! Organ Grinder: "Come Little Winds" – "Wake up you little night winds", 6. ( - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - -) When I caught the children dancing Poppa wins the third heat by a very narrow margin ahead of Bobo and Turnov; however the race nearly kills Poppa and there is no way he can race again in the final. the eyes must be blue, . The Starlight Express is a vehicle in the Jem animated series. . It's a rock 'n' roll spectacular, a sporting event, and – at its heart – a simple, hopeful love story. . . "Starlight Express in the theatre runs to about two hours twenty minutes. Thick Mother of the Sprites - Stepped their guests as to a marriage - All's well! . That I'm lost in your fairy-lands; and so forth. You will suddenly find that you're young again, He worked on it enthusiastically, and in just over a month had produced over 300 pages of score – songs and incidental music – in time for the rehearsals. Millions want it. Many performers with the physical strength and creative acting skills have performed in both of Andrew Lloyd Webber's anthropomorphic musicals, and are also listed in the Starlight Express Wiki Database. Their dreams Or with such a child to play, Laugher: – "Laugh a little ev'ry day", 11. And your movements light and airy Let me sleep a moment – and then awake The exterior of the Starlight Express as seen in the Wingeria pack of Papa Louie Pals. The Star of Bethlehem rises while the melody of the Christmas carol "The First Nowell" merges into the music. She agrees, or has agreed, to race with Rusty without any apparent understanding of how seriously everyone else takes race partners: "But Pearl, you said you'd go with me / That was ages ago!" Orion answering the Pleiades! Flutters to their happy feet; "Children, come, it's time for bed" Just remember that some things that are facts and some things are opinion. That you may swim upon that tide of gold . The ghost of Miss Waghorn enters 'clothed in light'. ...The source of our life is hid with Beauty very, very far away. Both Blackwood and Elgar had expressed misgivings about the design, and Blackwood had considered using his right to object and get a new artist. The singers were Stuart Robertson and his wife Alice Moxon. Let your hair fall over my eyes; Starlight Express German phonetics missing is a German songby Uwe Kröger. 78 by Sir Edward Elgar, Elgar Society page: The Starlight Express, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Starlight_Express&oldid=940116040, Pages incorrectly using the quote template, Articles with International Music Score Library Project links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Jane Anne ("Jinny", their eldest daughter, aged 17), Monkey (their youngest daughter, aged 12), Cousin Henry ("Henry Rogers", cousin of Daddy), Miss Waghorn and three other retired Governesses, a sequence in Jane Anne's song at the end of Act II Scene 2, "The Blue-Eyes Fairy" (Organ-Grinder's Song), Organ Grinder's Songs, piano accompaniment arranged by Julius Harrison, pub. Starlight Express • Edit source History Talk (0) Comments Share. But! In the comic series, she is known by her superhero alias, Starlight. Just over-hear Has need of You! She has a lack of experience which is discovered throughout the events of the evening. The song is part of the 1996 album Favourites. Ha-ha!  It ran for only one month, closing on 29 January 1916. She has the ability to emit blinding light from her hands and also the ability to fly. She was, I think, responsible more than any other for getting some of the mystery of the authentic Blackwood craft across to the audience. With open mouth! The producer was to be Basil Dean: but since he had been called up for army service in France, he was replaced by the actress Lena Ashwell. Jane Anne and Cousin Henry (Organ Grinder): JA ( rest – - – - – -. Who squeezes the sponge when the salt tears flow It is now night-time and the children are awake. The introduction includes a violin and harp duet, and the "Little Bells" music from "The Wand of Youth". You have to get out into the cave where the starlight is stored, gather it – with the help of the Organ Grinder, who loves all children and sings his cheery way to the stars; and the Gardener who makes good things grow and picks up all the weeds; and the Lamplighter who lights up heads and hearts and stars impartially; and the Sweep, who sweeps away all blacks and blues over the edge of the world; and the Dustman, with his sack of Dream Dust that is Star Dust (or isn't it?) They are toy trains. The sun has gone; And my heart leapt out of prison We shall meet the morning spiders, The Laugher: "Laugh a little ev'ry day". The "Sun Dance" and "Moths and Butterflies" music from the "Wand of Youth", The prelude includes a quotation from the "Fairy Pipers" of "The Wand of Youth". Long ago, that leafy June, The Sprites descend from the Starlight Express: they are the Organ Grinder, the Sweep who sweeps worries away, the Dustman with the stardust of sympathy, the Lamplighter who lights up hope (and the stars), the Head Gardener who makes things grow, the Tramp with instinctive simplicity, and the 'Laugher' who sings troubles into joy. Across the Heaven. . At yourself, that is to say. Head Gardener too, Oh! Something Rotten! The Pleiades call softly to Orion, They laugh all my fancies to scorn. Goldenrods and Marigolds, Flew up to the stars instead! (A Lotta Locomotion original version intro) "You and me go steaming together / til someon… The baritone and composer Clive Carey had already started his own setting, but abandoned it when Elgar was commissioned.. Rent • The Starlight Express is a children's play by Violet Pearn, based on the imaginative novel A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood, with songs and incidental music written by the English composer Sir Edward Elgar in 1915. A golden flower, ( With your softest, sweetest best. ) Wikis are group projects, so please jump in! Jane Anne (Soprano): "Sunrise Song" (or "Dawn Song") – "We shall meet the morning spiders", 8. Later that year the three Organ Grinder's Songs were published by Elkin, with a piano accompaniment arranged by Julius Harrison. Bring on the dawn – yet not the dawn of day! The curtain closes for the Entr’acte which is the "Blue-Eyes Fairy" Waltz, and this is followed by the "Dance of the Pleiades". The Starlight Express, a 1915 play by Violet Pearn and Algernon Blackwood with music by Edward Elgar Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Starlight Express . Japanese. . .  It opened on 29 December 1915. My old tunes are rather broken Starlight Express. Edit. I couldn't guess if the children in the audience liked it. Is blotted, and crumpled, and torn! . Die Uraufführung fand am 27. Cousin Henry, Monkey and Jimbo are outside the Star-Cave at the edge of a pine-forest. Your opinion is as good as anyone else's, so don't be precious about your words! The flippant hearer has always to be inhibiting irreverent speculations occasioned by such speeches. – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – -) You can even add information about a production of Starlight Express that you're involved with. I hope they didn't feel they had been spoofed, as MAETERLINCK so basely spoofed them in The Blue Bird, by offering them a grown-up's play "sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought". MR OWEN ROUGHWOOD gave you a sense of his belief in the efficacy of stardust. The weary world has rather lost its way! Contents. The scene is concluded by an Entr’acte "In the Forest". When the children came to listen, The children lie asleep; now let them out, SIR EDWARD ELGAR wove a delightfully patterned music of mysterious import through the queer tangle of the scenes and gave us an atmosphere loaded with the finest stardust. In the story, a child’s train set magically comes to life and the various engines compete to become the "Fastest engine in the World!" And they laugh all my fancies to scorn, Taking this as a sign from the Starlight Express, Poppa pairs up with Dustin – the only freight truck who will go with him – and races. . Laugher: "Tears and Laughter" – "Oh! Starlight Express é um musical de rock por Andrew Lloyd Webber (música) e Richard Stilgoe (letras), com revisões posteriores por Don Black, David Yazbek, Alistair Lloyd Webber e Nick Coler. . Starlight Express is written by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Richard Stilgoe (lyrics). take of our best, ( Dust, that comes from very ) And the book of their childhood is torn! . The Dustman scatters the finest dust on the ancient Miss Waghorn, who rests from the search for her brother. And, over-hearing, And sow earth's little gardens of unrest Of a long-forgotten day; . . Standing ready and alight, But her magic's past believing, . The curtain rises. ( With your softest, sweetest ) That deep tremendous thunder Annie • Faced with an increased cost of living due to their disability, her parents were forced to give up custody of Annie to Vought. Matilda • Go to these sites for info or for help with your own wiki! Wake up, you little Night Winds : Elkin & Co. Ltd. London & New York, 1916, On 22 May 1918, Lance Corporal Charles James Mott, the successful singer in that first production of, In 1933 the conductor Joseph Lewis constructed from the score a 40-minute selection from, In September 1940 the Kingsway Theatre was damaged by fire in an air raid. On 18–19 February 1916, a selection of the songs and music were given an acoustic recording at the, In December 1935, four of the songs were recorded at the HMV Studios, Hayes, by The Gramophone Company. Starlight Express is a rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Richard Stilgoe (lyrics). The fairy cotton riders, A golden flower, . 13. The time draws near; On 6 December the two chosen singers, the Australian-born soprano Clytie Hine and baritone Charles Mott, rehearsed with Elgar. . Capered lightly as a feather The world now waking from her heavy sleep Blow your best ! School of Rock • Cats • Then you sprinkle the precious stuff on people and they become miracles of content and unselfishness (The fact that life isn't in the very least like that is a thing you have just got to make yourself forget for three hours or so). . And on strips of windy weather bring the Day! But the bigger children gave the piece a good welcome and called and acclaimed the shrinking author. (laughs) . ( For the rising of the star.) Accidental Innuendo: In the "Lotta Locomotion" number, Buffy (the buffet car) invites the audience to "come and bite my burgers." The universal solvent of despair, Free from ev'ry earthly care, The Musical Times thought well of her. The stone is rolled away from the Star-cave. Before the curtain opens, there is a short musical prelude, and the Organ Grinder sings the waltz-song "The Blue-Eyes Fairy". Georgia says that being part of Starlight Express has been an amazing and unforgettable introduction into the world of professional musical theatre and considers herself privileged to have worked with such an inspirational cast and crew. The Sprites appear and Night falls. Who hides in the hours To-morrow holds? It was also the second … Bring just a little token . Who draws up the blinds when the sun peeps in? Starlight Express has been produced all over the world, from London and New York, to Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Jane Anne & Cousin Henry, duet: "Hearts must be soft-shiny dressed" – "Dustman, Laugher, Tramp and busy Sweep", From the Christmas Carol The First Nowell. West Side Story • We want you all - Now I am a Constellation, Look Here! Go, sweep her to'ards the Cave, and break her trance: Sheets of yaller roses, At the gift – of seven pence! . ( .  Elgar was soon shown the script by Ashwell and had successful meetings with her and with Blackwood. And you'll try to be solemn and stiff in vain- It is not known who conducted the orchestra. The Cassette of the double album will take about one hour forty minutes before it bursts. Laugher (Soprano): "The Laugher's Song" – "I'm ev'rywhere", 5. Now go and blow the Haystack out of bed! I'm everywhere, Who sleeps in your Yesterdays? . . "Starlight" is a song by English alternative rock band Muse from their fourth studio album Black Holes and Revelations. The part of Daddy, the congested author who was either "going to light the world or burst" was in O. And understand . Curiously, Clytie Hine, 'The Laugher', gets no mention. Ah! Starlight Express is a bus that takes Chuck/Mandi/Custom Worker into Starlight City during the intro of Papa's Wingeria/HD/To Go!. The Organ-Grinder sings the Curfew Song. .) Rocky Horror • The songs were, On 26 September 1946, two of the Organ Grinder's songs (, In 1974–1975, a complete recording was made by, In December 1990 some of the songs were recorded by, A 1992 Koss Classics release of lesser-known works by Elgar, performed by the. Of the children who treat her well; They collect our thoughts together, There is incidental music but there are no songs in this act, which has only one scene. Spring Awakening • Sweep and Laugher danced together, She would like to thank her Mum and Dranma for encouraging her to persue her dream. The narrator for the occasion was composer Michael Berkeley. Six • Wicked • Still the children come to hear me But I'm looked for when it's dusk! . Cousin Henry is Orion. The Lion King • And they bring the scent of musk: Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. For tears of trouble Signalling reply: Of ev'ry care because I laugh! For the grown-up folk are a troublesome folk, And a man who had a lamp 1. There is also a production in Bochum Germany which has been running for over 25 years and has been seen by an incredible fifteen million people. Starlight Express ist ein Song aus der einundzwanzigsten Folge der dritten Staffel, And the winner is..., und wird von The Portland Scale Blazers bei den Nationals gesungen. . ) Who plays in its outer courts? In April 1991 Starlight Express became the second longest running musical in London theatre history at that time. The Organ Grinder: "Come Little Winds". ( For the rising of the star.). Oh, think Beauty, . And they come from far away, Starlight Express és un musical d'Andrew Lloyd Webber (música), Richard Stilgoe (lletres) Arlene Phillips (coreografia), amb revisions posteriors de Don Black (lletres) David Yazbek (música i lletres). . The grown up folk are a wearisome folk, Our real continuous life is spiritual. Starlight Express is written by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) andRichard Stilgoe (lyrics). For my tunes are ne'er forgotten, ( far. . Characters They're not just any trains: they race, love, and create rivalries – but they're all the offspring of a child's dream! . The full verse, for reference: Cargo Ship: Technically, all the relationships in the show. Hamilton • Will it be diesel? And cover my eyes with your hands. Will it be electric? The Song (first at the words "eyes; Let me sleep a moment") includes self-quotations of "The Little Bells" music from "The Wand of Youth". They fall asleep. Starlight Express is a 1984 British musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Richard Stilgoe. Incidental music, including the "Dance of the Pleides" and "Fairy Pipers" from "The Wand of Youth". . Looking for info about the latest version of the show? She is awfully tiny and shy to the sight, Whistle her dreams of straw across the sky CH( Hearts must be soft-shiny dressed ) . 7. The show has been produced over the world from the USA to Japan and Australia. But my tunes are still entrancing . The critics who reported their view of the opening night, while praising the music and particular performers, remarked on the lack of substance to the story. . For ev'ry hour Rather lost its way! https://starlightexpressmusical.fandom.com/wiki/Starlight_Express_the_Musical_Wiki?oldid=47820. Soprano (Jane Anne's song): "Dawn Song". The cave is too narrow for them to enter. Elgar negotiated with The Gramophone Company, and on 18 February 1916, the music was recorded on eight sides, with the songs performed by Agnes Nicholls and Charles Mott. 2.1 London (1984, 1992) 2.2 Broadway (1987) Little Shop of Horrors • . The curtain rises during the Entr’acte music. Who fastens them down at night? With joy and trust - He's sleeping tightly ! And tell me your visions too. The material has been revised many times, with no two productions being identical. 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