As some day it may happen

Opera details:

Opera title:

The Mikado

Composer:

Arthur Sullivan

Language:

English

Synopsis:

The Mikado Synopsis

Libretto:

The Mikado Libretto

Translation(s):

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Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Ko-Ko

Voice(s):

Baritone

Act:

1

Previous scene: Our great Mikado virtuous man
Next scene: A wandering minstrel

1966 Mikado Film - As some day it may happen - John Reed

Singer: John Reed

The Mikado - Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, Libretto by Sir William Gilbert

Ko-Ko ... John Reed

D'Oyly Carte Opera Company


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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

As some day it may happen that a victim must be found,
I've got a little list--I've got a little list
Of society offenders who might well be underground,
And who never would be missed--who never would be missed!
There's the pestilential nuisances who write for autographs--
All people who have flabby hands and irritating laughs--
All children who are up in dates, and floor you with 'em flat--
All persons who in shaking hands, shake hands with you like that--
And all third persons who on spoiling tete-a-tetes insist--
They'd none of 'em be missed--they'd none of 'em be missed!

CHORUS.
he's got 'em on the list;
And they'll none of 'em be missed--
they'll none of 'em be missed.

There's the banjo serenader, and the others of his race,
And the piano-organist--I've got him on the list!
And the people who eat peppermint and puff it in your face,
They never would be missed--they never would be missed!
Then the idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone,
All centuries but this, and every country but his own;
And the lady from the provinces, who dresses like a guy,
And who "doesn't think she waltzes, but would rather like to try";
And that singular anomaly, the lady novelist--
I don't think she'd be missed--I'm sure she'd not he missed!

CHORUS.
he's got her on the list;
And I don't think she'll be missed--
I'm sure she'll not be missed!

And that Nisi Prius nuisance, who just now is rather rife,
The Judicial humorist--I've got him on the list!
All funny fellows, comic men, and clowns of private life--
They'd none of 'em be missed--they'd none of 'em be missed.
And apologetic statesmen of a compromising kind,
Such as--What d'ye call him--Thing'em-bob, and
likewise--Never-mind,
And 'St--'st--'st--and What's-his-name, and also You-know-who--
The task of filling up the blanks I'd rather leave to you.
But it really doesn't matter whom you put upon the list,
For they'd none of 'em be missed--
they'd none of 'em be missed!

CHORUS.
you may put 'em on the list;
And they'll none of 'em be missed--
they'll none of 'em be missed!

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Sheetmusic in our database with this aria

Gilbert & Sullivan for Singers: Baritone/Bass