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Act I, Scene I: No. 1 "On a Safari"

Year of composition
Benjamin Brown
Difficult (Grades 7+)
3 minutes
Classical music
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available

In the opening number, "On A Safari," we join the Duke of Provence as he reminisces about big game hunting in Africa. A former British general, the Duke left his appointment to marry the Duchess of Provence. For the 20 years since the Duchess' death, the Duke has been warden of the estate and will remain so until his son, Bernard, is ready to assume the responsibility. In the meantime, the Duke cures his boredom by indulging in his lust for adventure.

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