The Maid of Arran (Baum, L. Frank)

Sheet Music

Vocal Score

A Rollicking Irish Boy (Act I)

PDF scanned by Hungry Tiger Press?
Lyle Neff (2009/4/30)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. [1882]; front cover of songbook can be viewed at Wikipedia.
Misc. Notes "Louis F. Baum" is one of the author's stage names; Hungry Tiger Press gives each of the two pages in separate PDFs.
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General Information

Work Title The Maid of Arran
Alternative. Title
Composer Baum, L. Frank
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILB 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1882?
First Publication. 1882 (songbook)
Librettist Composer, after William Black's novel "A Princess of Thule"
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices with instrumental accompaniment

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This is a musical play. The only surviving version of the music is a songbook that lacks two of songs alluded to in the script (without lyrics). The songs in the play appear as follows (taken from the Wikipedia article on the play):

  • Act 1
    • "The Legend of Castle Arran"
    • "When O'Mara is King Once Again"
    • "A Rollicking Irish Boy"
  • Act 2
    • "The Legend of Castle Arran"
    • "Oona's Gift" ("A Tuft of the Old Irish Bog"/"A Turf from the Old Irish Sod")
  • Act 3 [no songs]
  • Act 4
    • "Sailing"
  • "Waiting for the Tide to Turn"
  • Act 5
    • "A Pair of Blue Eyes"