Rufus Rastus (Various)

Collaborative Work
This work was co-authored by Ernest Hogan, Tom Lemonier, Joe Jordan and Harry Lawrence Freeman.

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Publisher. Info. Gems from the Musical Production 'Rufus Rastus'
New York: Chas. K. Harris, 1905.
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General Information

Work Title Rufus Rastus
Alternative. Title A Musical in Two Acts
Composer Various
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
  • Act I
1. What We're Supposed to Do
2. Mammy
3. (My) Mobile Mandy
4. Oh, (Say,) Wouldn't it be a Dream
5. Cock-a-doodle-doo
6. Watermelon
7. Consolation
8. Is Everybody Happy?
  • Act II
9. The (Beautiful) Isle of Repose
10. Old Kentucky Home
11. If Peter Was a Colored Man
12. Goodbye, Old Dixie Land
13. Newsboys' Life
14. The Hornet and the Bee
15. Lilly's Wedding Day
First Performance. 1906-01-29 in New York: American Music Hall
First Publication. 1905 - New York: Chas. K. Harris
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Librettist Frank H. Williams (fl. 1904-1908)
4. Earle C. Jones (fl. 1907-1913)
Language English
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
External Links Internet Broadway Database