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for Charles
1. Aurelia Dolores
(Polo, Company)
(10/7/12) Book by Sybille Pearson
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa
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Giant 5
2. Did Spring Come to Texas?
(Polo, Bick, Pinkie)
(10/3/12)

Music and Lyrics by


Michael John LaChiusa

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6 2. Did Spring Come to Texas?
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Wait - ed out the rains.


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Wait - ed out the Blue North - ers.


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snake's got - ta climb out to see.


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(10/3/12)
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(10/3/12)

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Giant
3. Virginia
(Bick)
(9/26/12)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa

cue: "Chysler."
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3. Virginia 17
(9/26/12)

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(9/26/12)
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Giant 19
4. Your Texas
(Leslie, Bick)
(9/21/12)

Music and Lyrics by


Michael John LaChiusa

(cue) Leslie: It's what Mother wanted.

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(9/21/12)

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(9/21/12)

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4. Your Texas 23
(9/21/12)

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32

Leslie & . . .

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great un - known just wait - ing there for those who wish to

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35

Leslie & . . . . . .
-
dream and dare your Te - - xas.

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Bick:

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24 4. Your Texas
(9/21/12)


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39

Leslie .
Your Te - xas.

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va - ni - a, O - hi - o. Moun - tain ran - ges, Sweep - ing bea - ches,

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.
Leslie

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I - ma - gine. I - ma - gine. Blos - so - ming at for - ty.

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Bick


years. I - ma - gine.


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4. Your Texas 25
(9/21/12)

rit. (q = q.)
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48

Leslie & J 8 w.

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Leslie: Imagine a place in the wilderness, unspoiled

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Leslie
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These kinds of i - deas, don't laugh, they give me

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54

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2 2
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Leslie

day - dreams. Wild and new. I'll have day - dreams. Thanks to

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26 4. Your Texas
(9/21/12)

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57

Leslie & . . . . . . .
you. And to - night I'll dream some more of a

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Leslie & . . . . J
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place I've ne - ver been be - fore. Re - a - ta. Your

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65


64

Leslie
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coun - try. Your Te - xas.

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4. Your Texas 27
(9/21/12)

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67

Leslie
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Some - bo - dy else may spend her life in search of the per - fect but - ter knife. Not

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28
Giant
4a. Did Spring Come to Texas (Reprise)
(Bick)
(10/1/12)

Music and Lyrics by


Michael John LaChiusa


(cue) Leslie: Till morning.

Rubato q
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1

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Piano

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Pi mosso

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Bick &
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legato

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11

Bick & . j
ma - gine. Wait - ed for the wo - man I'd make my wife. Ho - pin' I'd find her some - how.

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& w w J J
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3


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Michael John LaChiusa 2011


4a. Did Spring Come to Texas Reprise 29
(10/1/12)

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16

Bick & . 4
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Wait - ed for that wo - man all my life.




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3

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19

Bick Bick: I'm gettin' married.


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Pno. no rit.

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30
Giant
5. No Time For Surprises
(Luz)
(11/6/12)

Music and Lyrics by


Michael John LaChiusa

(cue:) Luz: I'll come East.


Moderato q
b .. ..
A Safety (vocal last x)

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Luz: 1 2



Luz
(cue) Luz: You're the one, the one
who knows, who'll get this right.

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Or - ders to get done. Don't for - get the flo - ur.

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under dialogue
Piano

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b
&b
3


Luz
Don't you dare sit down. Not the time for feel in' Don't for - get the cof fee.

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Pno.
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? bb

(cue) Luz: I've got a round-up
in two weeks and boys to feed.

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Safety

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6


Luz
.

Don't for - get the wi re. No time for sur pri - ses.

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p
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Michael John LaChiusa 2012


5. No Time For Surprises 31
(11/6/12)

b
10

&b


Luz:



Luz

Felt all this be - fore. Light - 'nin' storm in - side me. Creep in' up my spine.


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13

Luz
Head all full of feel in'. Got - ta wait it out, Luz. Been through this be - fore, girl.

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16

Luz
Ma - ma's death and Grand - pa's All of them sur-pri - ses. Jor dan!

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32 5. No Time For Surprises
(11/6/12)

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19

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Luz

Jor - dan! Mom - ma's sweet sur - prise un - planned.

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n n

Luz

There you were, a ba - by kid who



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Both of us was pro - mised to the
loved the land the way I did.

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Rubato q = 80

bb j
25 26a 26b 26c 26d

& . - - - .
Luz

land.
- - - - -
To - ge - ther we was pro - mised to the land.
play quietly, rubato under scene (Luz and Jett)

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& b # w .

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5. No Time For Surprises 33
(11/6/12)
(cue:) Luz: What's inside you is trouble...

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&
Luz:


Luz

b
Can't stam - pede the herd.

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(to 28)

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29



Luz

If ya got - ta spit, Ride a mile to spit. I


What did Grand - pa tell you?

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32

Luz
got - ta keep a night - guard. I know how to night - guard. Guard a - gainst sur-pri - ses.

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34 5. No Time For Surprises
(11/6/12)
(spoken:) You were suppose to marry Vashti!

b
Hake Ranch and Reata was to become one!

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35

Luz

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Tell me why you did it! Jor - dan!

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Luz

> > - - > - - - > - - -


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Now that ain't gon - na hap - pen! That ain't gon - na hap - pen!

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(sp:) And that's

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(sp:) Say it once more and get it

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41 the dry truth.

- - . .
out of your head!

- - - - .
Luz
(to 65)

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That ain't gon - na hap - pen! That ain't gon - na hap - pen!

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5. No Time For Surprises 35
(11/6/12)

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65

&b


Luz

No

time for sur - pri - ses.


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36
Giant
6. Private Property
(Jett)
(11/5/12)
Music and Lyrics by
(cue:) Leslie: Who was that boy? Michael John LaChiusa


Quietly under scene

.
q
&c
A B C D

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P
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Piano

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E F G I J

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1 (to 11)

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Safety

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11

b .
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Jett: (last x only)

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Rich girl smile and those rich girl clothes... Rich girl eyes look - in' down her nose...

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Michael John LaChiusa 2012


6. Private Property 37
(11/15/12)

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15

J
Brand new chas - sis, That she is. Don't you touch. The girl is his pri - vate

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pro - per - ty. Some-thing 'bout her makes you wan-na take her by the arm, take her

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pu mosso

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22

# .

.
out - ta the sun, get her some - thing to drink that's cool.

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38 6. Private Property
(11/15/12)

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25


Ne - ver felt this way 'bout a girl be - fore, Looks as light as fal - lin' snow, Makes me wan - na go

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27

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Reach up, Pull her close, Feel her soft, sweet, cool,

2

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molto cres.

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29

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hot, Don't go: Stay by the win - dow.

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6. Private Property 39
(11/15/12)

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32

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Can't you feel me look - in' at you? Don't go.

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Pno.

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35

J .
Stay by the win dow. I can feel you look - in' at me, too.

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39 Tempo Primo
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It's all there on the rich girl's face: She owns you. Bro - ther,


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40 6. Private Property
(11/15/12)

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42

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know your place. Pret - ty pic - ture, That's for sure.


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45
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Don't you touch cuz she ain't your pri - vate pro - per - ty.

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Pno. subito


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Giant 41

7. Lost
(Mexicans, Leslie)
(1/13/13)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa

j
(cue) Leslie: I walk in the mornings, daily.

Allargando q
n n .
.
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4
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1

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>> >

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Piano
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3 18

& w w
Two voices (Mexican): Four voices (Mexican):

Lost... Lost...
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&

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& w
Pno. p 5

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3 3 3 3

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19
#
w w
(to 23)

&
All (Mexican):

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N N NN N N NN
Lost...

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#
## ##

Michael John LaChiusa 2012


42 7. Lost
(1/13/13)

23
#
q Scene: Leslie and Deluvina

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Pno. p
(shakers)
(perc.) p 3 3

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30


3 3
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(cue:) Leslie: He stopped.
37
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43

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7. Lost 43

###
47 (1/13/13)
Leslie:

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3 3 3 3 3 3


Leslie

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Chil - dren who live in a ho - vel. Peo - ple who work for Re - a - ta.

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50

&
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3 3
Leslie

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No run - ning wa - ter, no plumb - ing, no floor, On - ly

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53

Leslie & # - -
- - - -
###
rot - ten wood and stones a house my hus - band


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Freely

57


(to 63)

& w a 4

Leslie

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owns. Your Te - xas. I'm lost, so lost in your Tex - as. Some one

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44 7. Lost
(1/13/13)

### 2 4
Dictated

63

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Leslie

tell me what I've done. Tell me what I've

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66 (Jett enters.)

&
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Leslie

done.

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Giant 45
8. Outside Your Window
(Jett, Leslie)
(10/10/12)
Music and Lyrics by

-
(cue) Jett: He didn't have the smarts to disappear on his own. Michael John LaChiusa
Light, with playfulness q -
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1

&

? # c n # n #
Piano

. .
. .
#
& j j
5 Jett:

.
Jett

Peo - ple see my car; They go, That's a pile a junk there, bro - ther.

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7

Jett & n
That's how peo - ple are, They don't look be - neath the hood.

#
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.

Pno.
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.

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9

Jett &
Peo - ple look at me; They think, He's his Pa: a no good - sin - ner.

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.

Pno.

Michael John LaChiusa 2012


46 8. Outside Your Window

#
(10/10/12)

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11

Jett &

I ain't my Pa, with no am - bi - tion; I got a dif' - frent dis - po - si - tion.

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15

& j j



Jett

. . .
Un-der-neath my nails, ya see grease 'n grime from years a - work-in'. When a en-gine fails, ya count on

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18

Jett

.
. .
me to fix her up. Ne- ver been to school,but I'm quick to learn, cuz here I had - ta.

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Jett &
May not look much, the car I'm dri - vin';

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8. Outside Your Window 47

# n
(10/10/12)

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23

Jett &

- - - -
That there is proof of true sur - vi - vin'.

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Jett J
Out side your win dow, Looks a dark 'n trou - ble day. But ya'd

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27

Jett

ne ver know the sun is jus' a step be - yond the gray.

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29

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Jett

Out side your win - dow, See a strang - er pass - in' by: Are ya quick to

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Pno.
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48 8. Outside Your Window
(10/10/12)

#
31

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Jett

judge on his looks a - lone?


.j Would ya be the

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Leslie: No.

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33

Jett & n n
stone. .
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one throw - in' that firs' All I know is

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35
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Jett & . w

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this: Some things can't be known 'til they git known.

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8. Outside Your Window 49
(10/10/12)

#
Leslie: A man named Thoreau said: That if you're a man...or a woman...if you're walking in the direction of your dreams,


39

Jett &
(to 43)

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working to live the life you imagine, you'll end up with it.

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Jett &

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I am that man. I may not seem it.

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47 Leslie:

Leslie &

#
Out - side your win - dow,

Jett & n b

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Ain't found my dream but leas' I dream it.

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50 8. Outside Your Window
A little slower (10/10/12)

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51 Leslie: My father gave me books to read to open up my mind, to make me imagine places I'd never known. Jett: A different life.

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55
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Leslie: Yes. Looking out the window of the his library, I'd see China. The English Moors. New Frontiers.

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Jett: Like Texas? Like Reata? Leslie: Reata...


59 Jett:

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Out - side your win - dow, Looks a dark

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Jett
'n trou - ble day. But the wea ther chan ges quick here; soon that

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8. Outside Your Window 51
(10/10/12)

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64

Leslie & J

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Out - side your win - dow, there's so much

Jett & b
trou - ble blows a - way.

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Leslie

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a tempo

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Look be - neath the

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68

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Jett

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52 8. Outside Your Window
(10/10/12)

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blind. When they quick to judge Don't - cha pay no mind.

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Jett

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Out - side your win - dow Ya ne - ver know who or

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Rubato q Leslie:I am late. May I have that ride back to the house?

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Jett: After you.

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what ya'll find.

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8. Outside Your Window 53
(10/10/12)
She starts in the direction of Jett's car.
Jett hisses like a snake.
Jett: Walk back to me slowly.
Leslie runs into his arms.
Leslie: It's gone?

Jett: You're fine.


Leslie: It really is time to go.
Jett: You bet.
Tempo Primo q Leslie: There wasn't a snake.

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87
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54
Giant
9. He Wanted a Girl
(Vashti, Bick)

Music and Lyrics by


(cue) Vashti: I'll be right up. Michael John LaChiusa


Simple waltz - in 1
q
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.

Vashti

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He want - ed a girl who

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Vashti

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hates dus - ty roads. He want - ed a girl who cries por - ce - lain tears. He

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want - ed a girl who'll put locks on the door to pro - tect all those gem - stones she's got in her

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Michael John LaChiusa 2012


9. He Wanted A Girl 55

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ears. But I am a girl who likes dus - ty roads. Cuz

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Vashti


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I am a girl who en - joys the out - side. Yeah, I was that girl who would keep up with him and could

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fol - low him a - ny - where he chose to ride. And we would

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56 9. He Wanted A Girl

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Vashti &
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ride! Bar - rel - ass - in' through the gul - lies.


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49

Vashti .

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Pitch - in' camp 'n chew - in' jer - ky. Show - in' off our scratch - es 'n fa - vor - ite

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56

Vashti & .

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scars. Teach - in' me to hold my bour - bon. Coax - in' me to play my fid - dle.

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9. He Wanted A Girl 57
A little brighter - in 2
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60 (Bick appears.)

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Mak - in' up songs, sing - in' em to the stars!

Bick & c
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Vashti & #
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Washed his face in a fry - in' pan.

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Bick

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Ole Dan was a fun - ny man.

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Wheel! Wheel! 'N

Bick & 42 c w

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Combed his hair with a wa -gon wheel. Wheel! Wheel! 'N

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58 9. He Wanted A Girl

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A tempo - in 1

77 79

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Vashti

#
died with a tooth - pick in his heel. We'd

2 3
Bick & # 4 4 .

- - - -
died with a tooth - pick in his heel.

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laugh our - selves to sleep. That's some - thin' I can keep. That's

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Vashti
. . .
some - thin' I can keep in my heart. But

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9. He Wanted A Girl 59

#
A tempo, with growing intensity
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99

Vashti & # .
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hearts don't dress up in fan - cy new clothes and hearts don't wear jewels or put locks on the door.

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Vashti

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Hearts are jus' drums that go beat - in' with want - in' and he was the one that my heart want - ed

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Vashti & .

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found him a girl who hates dus - ty roads. Their

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60 9. He Wanted A Girl

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molto rit.

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Vashti

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hearts was meant to fit. So I'll be the

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fid - dle play - in', Bour - bon drink - in' girl who'll learn to

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Vashti


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live with it.

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Pno.

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Giant 61
10. BBQ (Did Spring Come to Texas Reprise)
(Instrumental)
(1/13/13)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa

cue: Vashti: "I'll show you everything you need to know."

Bright q
#
& c
1 2 (to 8)


3 3

>
Orch.


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Michael John LaChiusa 2012
62 10. BBQ (Did Spring Come to Texas Reprise) (1/13/13)

Slower, more gentle q


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Giant 63
11. Heartbreak Country
(Bick, Leslie)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa

(cue) Leslie: I'm frightened.


Moderato
q
#

quietly, legato, under dialogue

& c
1

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(cue) Bick: I never wanted to and never would have married anyone else.
4
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8 Bick: 10

&
Bick

I did - n't tell the truth the


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64 11. Heartbreak Country

#
&
12

Bick
mo - ment that I wed you; That I had a - no - ther love.


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Pno.

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15

Bick & n .
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- - - -
- - - - -
I ne - ver asked if you could love the land with me, too. You don't have to

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& n . n n

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Pno.
F- poco rit.
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18

Bick & . .
an - swer yet. I would ne - ver force your hand. Would - n't e - ver

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P

Pno.

?#
a tempo

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ww
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22
#
Bick & . . .
do that. Les - lie, Pro - mise.

#
& ww b b b b
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Pno.


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11. Heartbreak Country 65

# j j
Rubato, colla voce
j
26

Bick & .
. .
Heart - break Coun - try. That they call her. Land be - low and sky a - bove.

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30
# . .
Bick & J J

- - - - -
In my blood I've got this coun - try; Me - mo - ries of those be fore me.

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34
# . . .
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Bick

And to ho - nor those be - fore me, Heart - break Coun - try has my

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Pno. F
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66 11. Heartbreak Country

A little faster q
#
38

Bick & w-
love.


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Pno. P dolce

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42

j J .
Bick & . . .
Heart - break Coun - try. All a - round us. Heart - break Coun - try. Hard and mean. In my bones I've

#


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Pno.

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47

Bick J J


got this coun - try. Let me share it. Let me give you all this coun - try I've been gi - ven;

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11. Heartbreak Country 67

#
Brighter q
& n J . w
52

Bick

n
All you see and have - n't seen.


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f
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Pno.

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55 Leslie:

Leslie .
Show me, Jor - - - dan.

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b n b b www n b b
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Pno.

n b
b nw
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# n 76
(to 75) 75


57

& w
n
Leslie

Ev - 'ry thing there is to see.

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.
&
Bick
J

A - ni - mals a - plen - ty.

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j
& n w n w J J
F
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n j
Pno.

n nw & n
? n

n b ww fl
fl
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68 11. Heartbreak Country

2
& c .
77

Bick 4 J
>
White - tailed deer and an - ti - so - cial bad - gers. Got wild pigs. And

j > >
n 2
& .. 4 b c
j
#

> > > > 3

j
Pno.

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3

4
fl > . # . .
fl >
fl >

b
80

Bick & . J J

. . > .
fi - erce lit - tle bob - cats. The pan - thers have gone from these parts, But there's

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P
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Pno.

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& b
83

J
Bick

>
plen - ty of co - yo - te with plen - ty of smarts And

b b >
b b b ###
& J J
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F
b b
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Pno.

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11. Heartbreak Country 69

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85

Bick &
cat - tle.

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Pno.

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89

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Pno.

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70 11. Heartbreak Country

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cue:(Bick:) ...there's never been anything like that in world.

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Leslie & .

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97 Leslie:

Leslie & .
Heart - break Coun - try.

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Bick:
Bick & .


And it's chang - in'. Barbed wire fen - ces.

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11. Heartbreak Country 71

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100

Bick &

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Trucks and cars. In my heart are those be - fore me;


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103
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Bick & J .

Men with cou - rage, True sur - vi - vors.


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105

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Bick
J J - n -
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Things may change, but in my heart I'm free and stead - fast as the

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& n n n n b
>

> n n - - n n - - n n - -
f P poco rit.
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Pno.

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72 11. Heartbreak Country


Bick: The irony is, darlin', that as things get easier, it's

Slower, warmly q
harder to be a good steward to the land.

bbbb
109

2
4 .. .. c
111 (to 113) 113

Bick & w
stars. The

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j
bb j n - 2
b
& b n . w w 4 .. .. c
w w - -
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- - - - - -
Pno. VAMP

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bb w w w- 4
-

b
& b bb c . j

114

Bick
hawk will take care of it - self, but on - ly if we take care of the

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bb w . j
& b b c w

w
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pno.

? bb b c w w w
b w- -

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118


Leslie:
Leslie &
The hawk will take care of it - self, but

b
Bick & b bb w
land.

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& bbbb ww ww w

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pno.

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11. Heartbreak Country 73
#
bb nnnn## ### w j
124

&bb
122

Leslie .
on - ly if we... We... I'll

#
b
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nn n # # # # # - -
Pno.

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w-
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126

& # . .

Leslie

learn to love this land. I swear I'll stand be - side you. You

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p
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? # # # # # - - - -
Pno.

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130

& #
- - --
Leslie

- - --
have to give me time. Just give me pa -tience and the chance to learn what you know. Know that I will

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P cres. F
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Pno.

n
poco rit.

# -
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#### # j j

134

Leslie & # . .
make mis - takes. Don't be an - gry when I do.

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Pno.
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a tempo P
#
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# - w
74 11. Heartbreak Country

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137

Leslie & #
Wait for me to learn this

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Bick:
Bick .
I would ne - ver force your hand.

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F molto rall.
U
Pno.

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# w w w ww
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#### # j j
j C
141

& # . . .

Leslie

Heart - break Coun-try. Cruel and vio - lent. So much new to un - der - stand.

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& # ww ww ggg ww w
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>
Pno.
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# w ww ggg ww ww
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Moving forward h
#### # C
145

Leslie & # .
Give me time to know this coun - try.

#### # C
& #
Bick:
Bick

I'll give you

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crescendo poco a poco

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P - - -
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Pno.

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11. Heartbreak Country 75

#### #

149

Leslie & # .
Give me time and while you're wait - ing,

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Bick & #
time.

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153

Leslie & #
ggg ...
Love me, love, and just be pa - tient.

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& # ggg www gg .

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subito p



Pno.

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w w w w

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nw - - w w
157

Leslie & #
Love me just as hard as you love this

U
>
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n nn wwww w
www

& #
>
f p dolce

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rit.

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Pno.

n www
www
a tempo
?
# nw &
>
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>
76 11. Heartbreak Country

#### # w w
163 165

Leslie & # w

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land. Love me just as hard as you love

& # j . w
Bick:
Bick w w
I'll love you just as hard as I love

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c
170

Leslie & # w w

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this land.

Bick & # w w c

-
this land.

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Giant 77
12. Ruega Por Nosotros
(Lupe, Two Mexican Women)
(9/20/12)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa

U
perc. (loud rattle)
Fast, violent qk
? b c | 12
8
A C D

b
>>>> > > > > > >
>> >> >> >> >> >> >>
Piano
percussive

? bb c 12
molto cres. y accel.

8
> > > > > >
> > > > >> >> >> >> >> >> >>

bb 43
E F G

Lupe &

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> > >
p
U
Pno. molto rit.

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> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > >


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( ee) q
f
bb j 12 43
98
Furioso

4

& .
8 w.
Lupe

Ma - dre del do - lor.

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8 > > 4
> >> > > > > > >> >>>
Pno. f percussive
? bb 12
43
98
molto rit.

8


> > > > > >
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Michael John LaChiusa 2011
78 12. Ruega Por Nosotros
(9/20/12)

b 9 12 3
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. .
Furioso
& b 8 j j 4 j
8

j 8
.
Lupe
.
Ru - e - ga por no - so - tros. Pa -

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b 8 . . . . 8 4 &
>>>>>>>>>>>>
Pno.
p f percussive molto rit.

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b 8 8 4

. . . . > > > > > > > > > > > >
>>>

bb
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12

& .
3

Lupe

lo - ma de los sus - pi - ros. O - c - a - no de la a - mar - gu - ra.

b
&b .
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.
ggg .

Pno. colla voce f P f
? bb
3 3

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P
b U " 9
& b
(gunshot)

.
18

8
3 3 3

. .
Lupe

U
Com - pa - e ra de los per - di - dos. Es pe - jo de pa - ci - en - ci - a.

b 98
&b

P U
Pno.

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. .
. .

12. Ruega Por Nosotros 79
(9/20/12)
Vamp qk
b
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24 (to 28) 28

j
Rythmically, not too fast

.
Lupe
.
b ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Ru e ga por no so tros.

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repeat as needed
Pno.

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j j j . j j

b j
& b . . j
29

Lupe . j . .
Ma - dre del do - lor. Pa -

bb j .
Woman 1:

1. & j .

j
Ma - dre del do - lor.

b j
& b . . . .
.
? b
Pno.

b j j j j j j j
j j

b j j
&b
32

Lupe . . . .

b j
lo - ma de los sus - pi - ros. O - c - a - no de la

& b . . j .
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1.

b j
Pa - lo - ma de los sus - pi - ros. O - c -

& b . . j . j
Woman 2:


. .
2.

Ma - dre del do - lor. Pa -

b b . . j j
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Pno.

j j j j j j j j j


80 12. Ruega Por Nosotros
(9/20/12)

b j
& b j j .
35

Lupe .
a - mar gu - ra. Com - pa - e - ra de los per di dos. Es -

b j
1. & b . j

j
.
a - no de la a - mar - gu - ra. Com - pa - e - ra de los per

b j j
2. & b . . .

.

> .. b >
lo - ma de los sus - pi - ros. O - c - a - no de la

bb j j j > > >


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J J
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j j
j
j

b j
& b . . . j
38

Lupe . . .
pe jo de pa - ci - en - ci a

b j . . j
&b .
j

1.

di dos. Es - pe jo de pa - ci - en - ci

b j
2. &b
j j
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bb . . .
a - mar - gu - ra. Com - pa - e - ra de los per di dos. Es -

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J
Pno.

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j j j j j j


12. Ruega Por Nosotros 81
(9/20/12)

b
&b j j j j j
41

j j

Lupe

Ru - e - ga por no - so - tros. Ru - e - ga por no - so - tros. Ru -

b
& b . . .
j

j
j j

j

1.

a. Ru - e - ga por no - so - tros. Ru - e - ga

b j
2. & b . . .
j
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j
pe jo de pa - ci - en - ci a. Ru -

b
&b
diminuendo poco a poco
Pno.

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j j j j

q f
bb j c j 43
44

Lupe & j
. . .
b f
e - ga por no - so - tros. A -

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1.
. . . .
f
por no - so - tros. A -

b j 43
2. &b j
j c

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b
&b c 43
3

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Pno. p
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82 12. Ruega Por Nosotros
(9/20/12)

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&b 4
47

Lupe .
ho - ra y en la ho - ra de nues - tra muer -

b 3 U.
1. &b 4 .
ho - ra y en la ho - ra de nues - tra muer -

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&b 4
2. .
ho - ra y en la ho - ra de nues - tra muer -

b 3 U
&b 4
tacet

U
Pno.

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& b .
52

Lupe
te.

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1. & b .
te.

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2. & b .

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te.

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Giant 83
12a. Underscore (Bawley and Leslie)
Music by Michael John LaChiusa


(cue:) Leslie: I never should have come here.

Andante, quietly q
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& c
1



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w
ww
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ggg F
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Michael John LaChiusa 2012


84 12a. Underscore (Bawley and Leslie)

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Giant 85
13. Look Back/Look Ahead

cue: Bick: "Will you excuse me?" (Bawley, Leslie, Bick, Ensemble) Music and Lyrics by
Misterioso q (6/11/13) Michael John LaChiusa

#### c
A Bawley: B C D

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3 3

n
Bawley

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I see 'em. too, boy. I hear 'em, too, Bick. Some - times I hear 'em

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Piano

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H

& n j . n
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Bawley


# # # # n ggg ww ggg n n www
call - in' me. They haunt me all night long. All them mem - ries come


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? ####
Pno.

bw

I
#### J

& n n n

Bawley

#### n n
n n n ....
close and say: Bawl - ey, look back: look at

N N
& n N

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Pno.

bw b n
*
#### nnnn
K L M (to 1)

& n n n

Bawley

#### n nnnn
all the Be - ne - dicts sing - in' their si - ren

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& w- w
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Pno.

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Michael John LaChiusa 2012
86 13. Look Back/Look Ahead


(6/11/13)

WIth a steady pulse q


bb
1

Bawley &w
song.

& bb
Ensemble: (unison)
Sop.

P Look
& bb
Ensemble: (unison)
Alt.

P Look

bb
Ensemble: (unison)
Ten. &
P Look
?
bb
Ensemble: (unison)
Bs./Bar.

P Look

b
& b
-
- - - - -
Pno.
p - - - - - -
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- - - - -
13. Look Back/Look Ahead 87
(6/11/13)

bb . . b j j
Two Voices:

Sop. & b
back Look back. Keep me a - live. Look back. Re - mem - ber what I said.

b .
Alt. &b b
back Look back. Keep me a - live. Look back.

bb . . J
One Voice:

Ten. & b J
.
back. Look back. Keep me a - live. Look back. Re - mem - ber what I said.

Bs./Bar.
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- - - -
back. Look back. Keep me a - live. Look back.

b
&b w b w
w
b b
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- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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F
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10

&
All: (div)
Sop.

F
Re - mem - ber what I

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Alt.
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All: (div) F
Re - mem - ber what I pro - mised. Re

b
mem - ber what I

Ten. &b . b

F .
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Re - mem - ber what I


All: (div)

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b J J J
Two Voices:
Bs./Bar.

Re - mem - ber what I pro - mised. Re - mem - ber what I

b j b
& b
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F
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b b b
b b
88 13. Look Back/Look Ahead
(6/11/13)

b b w ww
&b N
14

Sop.

want - ed you to do. f I'm here.

b .
Alt. &b b b b

w f w
b b
want - ed you to do. Look back, look back,look back. I'm here. Right

Ten. &b
f
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want - ed you to do. I'm here.

b
Bs./Bar. b

b b
>
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want - ed you to do. Look back, look back, look back, I'm here Right

b b ww
& b b w
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18

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Re - mem - ber your pro - mise, too. Look back. f Look

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&b
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-
b
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here.

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f
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here. Re - mem - ber your pro - mise, too Look back.

b .
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? b b


13. Look Back/Look Ahead 89
(6/11/13)

Brighter, with urgency q


bb
22

&
Bawley:


Bawley

F
b > . b -
(parlando) Look a - head,

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F
back. Keep me a - live with you.

b
& b . b - Nw
>
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back. Keep me a - live. with you.

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F
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back. Keep me a - live with you.

w
>
Bs./Bar.

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back. Keepme a - live with you.

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& b n
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Pno.

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b
& b .
27

j j
. . .
Bawley

my child - ren, Look a - head. Don't look back, my child - ren, Look a - head.

b . j
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J
- - - - - - - - - - - -
? bb
Pno.
90 13. Look Back/Look Ahead
(6/11/13)

bb
30

&
(sung)
Bawley
.
. Say to the ghost be - hind you, "Thank you ma'am, you done me good.

b
& b w w . w . .
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- - - - - - -
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Pno.

w w
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b
&b
33

Bawley
Brought me to life, raised me well, but now's the time that I should look a -

b
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w
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Pno.

b . .
&b
35

J
Bawley

w .
head. Keep for - ward. Don't you stray. You got all those to - mor - rows up the

b b . .
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- - - - - - - - - - -
? b
Pno.

b w ww ww
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38

J
Bawley


bb w .
way. You can't see to- mor - row look - in' o - ver your shoul - der; Say

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w
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- - - -
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Pno.

ggg w -
13. Look Back/Look Ahead 91
(6/11/13)

b
&b b
41

Bawley

Thank you, Ma - ma, Thank you, Pa - pa, Thank you, Sis - ter, Thank you all, but what's dead is

b
& b
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ggg gg
ggg - www
- - -
F
? b n - - b
Pno. colla voce

b - - b ww
bw
b .
&b w . .
44

Bawley

w>
dead. Look a - head my child - ren. Look a -

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Pno.

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b
&b w
48 (to 67) 67

Bawley

f
head.

bb
.
All: (div)
Sop. &
f
Re -

b .
&b
All: (div)
Alt.

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All: (div)
Bs./Bar. b
Re -

b
&b b b

f
5 5 5 5

Pno. 7 7 7 7

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- - - - b
b
> > > >
92 13. Look Back/Look Ahead
(6/11/13)

b w .
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68

Sop.

mem - - - - - - - - ber. Re -

b .
Alt. &b b .
f .
mem - ber what I said. Re -

b .
Ten. &b

? bb b .
Re - - - - - - mem - ber.

Bs./Bar.
.
mem - ber what I said. Re -


b
6 6

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6 6

& &


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b b
Pno.
? bb
expansively

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bw w
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b w . .
&b
70

Sop.

mem - - - - - - - - ber. Re -

b .
Alt. &b b

.
mem - ber what I pro - mised. Re -

b .
Ten. &b

? bb b .
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Bs./Bar.

mem - ber what I pro - mised. Re -


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6 6

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Pno.

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13. Look Back/Look Ahead 93
(6/11/13)

b b > > > > w w


&b
72

Sop. b
(to 81)
mem - ber what I want - ed you to do.

b . w
Alt. &b b b

b > > > > w w


mem - ber what I want - ed you to do. Look back.

b
Ten. &b b

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mem - ber what I want - ed you to do.

Bs./Bar. b
mem - ber what I want - ed you to do. Look back. Look back.

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molto crescendo

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Pno.
b b
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bw b bb www b bb www ww
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A little slower q
bb
81 Bick: It's not the time or place for this. Luz is--- (to 118)

Sop. &

b
&b
hushed, sustained

Pno. p 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

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- - - - - - - -
94 13. Look Back/Look Ahead
(6/11/13)

bb
118

. j J
Bawley:

Bawley & J
j j
I ain't say in' don't re mem ber her. I ain't say-in' don't you grieve. But don't let her stop you from be-liev -in' in

b j
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F
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Pno.


J J

b j . J j . J
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121

J
Bawley

what you be - lieve. Talk a - bout her. Write book a - bout her. Re -

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Pno.
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b b b
b

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124

Bawley
J b
mem - ber her plea - sures and mis - takes. But

b
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b .. b
Pno.
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13. Look Back/Look Ahead 95
(6/11/13)
b
& b b b b .
126

Bawley
j
tell her to 'git' and git gone now, for both your

b b
&b b b b . . N .
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Z F
j . j
Pno.

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b b Nw

b
&b w
128 Bawley: The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen. It's your turn now. (cont'd)

Bawley

. j .
sakes.

b .
& b . . . . . . . . . . .

j j j j j j j
.
Pno.

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b w
w w
b
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131

Bawley

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& b
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.
P
? b
Pno.
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b J J J

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134 (to 201)
Leslie &
.
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& . . .


Pno.

. . j .
poco rit

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J J J w.

96 13. Look Back/Look Ahead
More reflective q (6/11/13)

# j
201


(to 204) 204 Leslie:

& j

Leslie


Bawley (to Leslie): What is it you

# w gg
I want to go in - to the kit - chen and make a me - ringue. I want

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want to do tomorrow?

& g g
g
g g

P
legato, warmly molto expressivo, colla voce
Pno. poco rall.

? # J j j j j
w
J J J J J J J J J J J
# j
& j
(to Bick)


207

Leslie
.
# g
child - ren, who'll play the pi - a - no. I want a house that we'll build to - ge - ther; One I'll ne - ver want to

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& ggg gg www
g gg gg g
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Pno.

w
J J J J w

# w j nbb
(to Bawley) poco rit.
j
210

Leslie &
- - - - -
#
leave. And I want to vi - sit you. On your moun - tain, some -

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b
& ggg - - -
F
? # j j j j nbb
Pno. rit.

w
colla voce

# ww ww &
w
Pu mosso q
bb nn
213


(to 234)

Leslie & w
day. Bawley: I'll consider that. (to Bick) What do you want?
What do you want to look ahead to?

b . . j
& b

. w . . . n n
p
bb
Pno.

& ?
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w
13. Look Back/Look Ahead 97
Safety (6/11/13)

& .. ..
234 repeat if necessary

Bick
(to 238)

j j
& .. ww . . ..
P

Pno.

? .. ..
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238

&
Bick:


(to Leslie)

.
Bick

b
I want a son to pass the ranch to. I want a

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. . . . . .
j
? j .
Pno. expressively

j j j j
. . w
w w
j
& b b b
241

Bick
J w

b
daugh - ter to make you smile. I want to eat that me -

.
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j j
? j . b j
Pno.

.
bw w b w
bw w bw

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244

Bick & J J


ringue you'll bake me. I want to make you a house you'll ne - ver want to


& N w w bb

F

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Pno.


w w bb
w w

98 13. Look Back/Look Ahead
(6/11/13)
Moving forward q
bb w
247

b
Leslie:
Leslie &
What's done is done.

b
&b w b
Bick:
Bick

leave. What's dead is


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>
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b
&b w
252

Bick

dead. Bawley: Pull yourselves up tall. Go greet your

b
guests--there's a lot of folks waiting for you.

Bawley &b

b > U
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Pno.
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b bw
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254

Bick

U
b . - -
Bawley &b .
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w

- -
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head, my chil - dren. Look a - head.

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& w gg w gg w
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> ATTACCA
Giant 99
14. Dance Music ("Rochelle")
(Vashti)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa

bb
Bright Swing q = 155

& b b bb c
1 Vashti:


Vashti

- -
b . n b j >
Where'd you

bb
& b b bb c
n n
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swing 8's

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f -
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Piano
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5

Vashti
.
go, Ro - chelle, Where'd you go? Don't you

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n n - .

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Pno.
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Vashti
.
know Ro - chelle I miss you so?

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Michael John LaChiusa 2012


100 14. Dance Music ("Rochelle")

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13

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25

b nn n n b n
n
Pno.
- .
? bb
b n
n . b

. . . . . . . . . . .
b b j j j . . . j
b n j
29

&
. . J J
n . . ... b
J

Pno.

? bb
b . .
. . n
14. Dance Music ("Rochelle") 101

- > . .

b gg b n n nn
bbb
3

&bb
3

bbb
33

g b n
. .

n
3
3

.
Pno.
? b
bb bbbbbb
.
>
3 3

b
& b bbbb
36

Vashti

b j j j b j
& b bbbb
b - -



n - -
n n

. . . .
Pno.
? bb b b
bb

b
& b bbbb
40 Vashti:


Vashti

- j j
bb b b b ..
Where'd you


& b ..


n n . -
Pno. F -
? bb b b
bb n
- -

b
& b bbbb .
44


Vashti
.
- -
go, Ro - chelle, where'd you go? Don't you

bb b b b ..
& b .. ggg www
..
. b n

n

Pno.
P -
? bb b b w
b b -
.
102 14. Dance Music ("Rochelle")

bb
& b b bb .
48

Vashti .
know Ro -
.
chelle, I miss you so.

b b .
& b b bb nn n b b
n
n b
.
Pno.
-
? bbb n
bbb
n . n

b
& b bbbb
52

Vashti

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
bb b b b j j j
n j
j

& b n ... b
. . J J . . J

Pno.
? bb b b
bb . .
. . n
- - - - .j .
j - -
b b b b b
b b . n
AAn
56

& b b
- - - - . . -
. . n - -
. n . n
Pno.
? bb b b
bb - - .

ww-
b w
& b bbbb w
60

www- ~~~
~~~~~~~~~
Pno.
? bb b b ~~~~~~~
bb .
SEGUE AS ONE
Giant 103
14a. Dance Music/Transition
(Instrumental)
(9/29/12)
Music by Michael John LaChiusa

Romantic Swing q
b
19

& b b c A
3

w n n
p - - - - - - -
-w
? b b c w-
Piano

w A -
b -
- - - - - -

b - # n
& b b w n
23

b n -
3

A b - n -
P - p
- -
? b b w- ww- w-
b
- - - - - - - -

b -
& b b - 3
27 3

n - b -
- n - b
P -
- - -
? b b n n ww n A ww ggg w - -
b gg w
- - - -

bb b j
-
31

&
b www n
3

n n b
n


n
n - - -
p - - -
<
3
3

? bb b w
b w n
b A w w

w

Michael John LaChiusa 2012


104 14a. Dance Music/Transition
(9/29/12)

-
bbb n # w
35 3 poco rit.

&
3

b n #
n n
< - < - -
- -
? b w n #
bb w bw bw

b
& b b -
39 a tempo

# www
b -
P - - -
- -
- w-
? bb A w w # n
b
- - - - - - - -

b b b w- ggg A ww
43

& A ww
n N ww- w-
-3 - -
- rit. -
F P p
- -3 - - -
? bb N A ggg ww- ww ww-
b w- gw w

-j
n # wwww - U
b
& b b w n wwww
#
47


J
P p P
. w . Uw
? bb J J
b
Giant 105
15. Topsy-Turvy
(Leslie, Bick)
(10/3/12) Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa


(cue) Bick: ...not a Prohibitionist with a hatchet.

Sexy swing, moderato q q q q e


3

bb b c j n www
j n w
=
cue: "...even a day."


n www
1

& b b
n w
fl
p
Piano
- - w - - w
? bb c
bbb

bb j
& b b b .
5 Leslie:

. j

Leslie

- . - dan.
b b b .. - j
Jor Jor - dan.

b
& b . b ... .. j j
- . b - - . N - ..
J - -
P
- - - - - - - - - - . - -
? b b b J .
Pno.

bb J J J J J

b
& b bbb n . . .
9

Leslie
. n n
Let's go top - sy tur - vy; Let's let loose: top - sy tur - vy; Let's

b
& b b b b n n n

. . - - . - . - - -
? bb b - -
Pno.

j j j j j j j j
bb - - - -

bbbb 3
13


Bick: More shopping?

& b
3

.
Leslie

fly to New York Ci - ty and get lost in the crowd.


bbbb

www
3 3

& b
-
F P
. - . - . . - - n

Pno.
? bb b
bb . j
.
Michael John LaChiusa 2011
106 15. Topsy-Turvy
(10/3/12))

bb
& b b b n . . .
17


. n n
Leslie

Jump right in - to cha - os and not care who is lis - ten - ing

bb
& b b b n
n
n A b
b n
- n
. .
? b b - . - j - j j . j -
Pno.

j j j j
bbb - - - -
- -

bbbb 3 .
21

& b
3 3


3
Leslie

when I'm in the sub - way and scream - ing, "I love you!" out loud.

bbbb
Bick:

& b
3
3
Bick

That's not nor - mal.

bbbb
3

ww
3 3 3

& b

F
. - . -
Pno.
. .
3

? bb b
3

bb - . - .
. . - . - .

bbbb b
25

&
3

Leslie

. -
We'll look at the paint - ings at the Met. And go to the o - ther Met,

.j
& bbbb b j j
ww . -
. - . .
Pno. P
. - . . . . - . . . - . . .
? bb b
b b w w
w



15. Topsy-Turvy 107
(10/3/12))

bbbb b
28

& b n
3

Leslie
too. We'll hear o - pe - ra that's not "O - pry.' Eat

bb n n n
&bbb j ..
n n wwww J

. - .
Pno.
. - . . . - - -
? bb nw ?
b b b w nw &
bw n

bbbb b b b b b
31 33

Leslie & b
. we'll head
-
food that ain't beans. And if you want to see a - ni - mals, for the

b -
& b b b b A www w w b
w b www www
-
Pno.

? bb b w
b b Aw & b j .. ? w w
. w- w

b
& b bbb .
35

Leslie

zoo. No one - 'll know me.

b
Bick & b bbb n


You need some lo - vin'.

n - .. - .. www
& bbbb
b . . n n A. . w
.. .. n n ww
w
F
Pno.
F p
? bb b . . n w ?
b b . . n w
b
& .. .. ww
- -
108 15. Topsy-Turvy
(10/3/12))
Bick: You need some lovin' now.

b
& b bbb n .
39 41

Leslie
n . n


No one - ll know you. Let's go top - sy tur - vy; To


& bbbb
b n. www
n
n

n n .. .. b b w
- -. p
p
. - . - -
Pno.

? bb b A . . . j j j j
b b . - . . - - -
- . -

b 3
& b bbb
43

Leslie n

- - - - -
ge - ther; top - sy tur - vy; We'll fly off in - to some great un -


b b b b n
& b
P F 3

- - -
. -
Pno.

? bb j j j j

straight 8's

bbb - - - -
. - . -
J
(to 68)

b
& b bbb w
47 68

Leslie n - - - - w
known. But I can't go
-
top - sy tur - vy a - lone.

& bbbb b
Bick:
Bick

w - - -

You can

bb b b n www - - w -
n - g
ggg ggg
& b ggg www
n. n g
f - P
resume swing 8's

-j
poco ten., colla voce

-
a tempo 3


Pno.

? bb b -
bb w ggg www w j
w g w
15. Topsy-Turvy 109
(10/3/12))

bb j j
j
69

&bbb . j

.
Bick

see van Gogh in Dal - las. You get the New - York - er in the mail. You

bb - - -
& b b b gg ww
gg ww ggg ww - -
gg ww g g - -
- - - - - -
P
j . j
Pno.
j j j j j j
.
3

? b b . .
3

b b b . J . .
J w

j
3

bb j b
&bbb
73


.
Leslie

It's not a - bout shop - ping. Jor - dan...

b j j b j
Bick & b bbb b .
.


wan - na go shop - pin'? There's Hous - ton or Aus - tin.


b
& b b b b ggg wwww ggg www
gg - gg w-
Pno.

? b b b w w w w
b b bw w w- w
-

b
Suddenly faster,

& b bbb j
77 colla voce
Leslie

What I'm try - ing to say

b j
Bick & b bbb b
.


But New York? That's a no sale.

b b
& b bbb ggg www
gg w- .. ..
ww
. n n
. w

Pno.
F
? bb b w w . . n n ww
b b w w . . &
-
110 15. Topsy-Turvy
(10/3/12))

bb
&bbb j
81


n .
Leslie


is: There's more than e - nough mo - ney. More than e - nough land.

b b b .. . ww - - -
b
& b . .. w
n n n ... .
b b
Pno. P - -
bb .
& b b b .
?
.. b w
.

w - . -

b j -
& b bbb
84 84a 85 86

Leslie - - - . n


We're the luck - y peo - ple on the earth. With pos - si - bi - li - ties.

b w n w n
& b b b b w w
ww
p
-
a tempo

- - -
Pno. molto rit.

? bb b w
bb w &
-

b
& b bbb j j
87

.

Leslie

Here's our chance to change our lives. To ge - ther,

- -
bb b b gg - ggg n n -
ggg ggg
& b gg n # n n b
gg
g gg
Pno. P crescendo poco a poco F
b ?
& b bbb

15. Topsy-Turvy 111
(10/3/12))

bb w .
&bbb
90
3
Leslie

let's find some great un - known.

w- - - - - -
b b w n ww - - - -
b
& bb - w n

- n

f - -
3

- - - - - - -
Pno.

? bb
bbb
w
w- -

b
& b bbb


93

Leslie n n


Dar - ling, Come a - way with me. Jor - dan, Though I need to, I

b ggg ggg n -
& b b b b gggg ggg n g gg
P g -


Pno.

? bb b -
bb w n ww
& n -

,
b b - U "
rit., colla voce

b
97

& bb - n - - - - w
-
Leslie

- - .
- n -
can't go top - sy tur - vy a - lone.

b w U
& b b b b w- "
F p
- - -
bb - ww-
U
Pno.

b "
& b b w-
112 15. Topsy-Turvy
(10/3/12))

A tempo, slightly slower than before q


bb b j n www wwww
j n w
wwww
100

n www
2x

& b b - n w .. ..
-
Pno. p softly, with tension
bb .. ..
&bbb w w w w
- -
(cue) Bick: And here I'd been feeling

j U , U
www
romantic. Give it to Jordy. (He exits.)

bb b b n n www w ?
106

& b - -
P
U, U
Pno.

& bbbb b ?
ww
- w .
-
Giant 113
16. When to Bluff/ One Day
(Jett, Lil Luz)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa

(cue) Jett:...I read minds.

Swing, with an edge q = 176

&c
1

Piano P
?c
b
(walking bass)


# n b b b
#

(cue) Lil Luz: Everybody got five senses. Jett: But does everybody got the taste for the game?

Jett &

b
j j . w
& b b ?
. .
Pno.

? b b b b b b
# n b # # n b

Vamp

& .. b .. b b b
12 13
Jett: (last x)
Jett

Got the feel for the cards? Eyes that don't miss a thing?

? .. ..
Pno.

? ..
b .. b b
#
# n b b #

Michael John LaChiusa 2011


114 16. When to Bluff/ One Day

(cue) Jett: Do you read the

.. ..
17 pulse beats in their necks? (vocal last X)

& b

Jett

Can you

? .. ..
SAFETY

&
.. ww
Pno.
? .. ..
# n b b # #
b b # b b

b b
23

& . . . .
b
Jett

b ww
smell who's weak? Can you smell who's strong?

b b ... .
& b ... ... b b .. w
fl
Pno.

?
b n b n b b
b b #

Jett: Can your ears pick up the takin' in of a breath that'll


give away what the guy across the table has hidin' in the hole?

.. ..
27 31

&
(to 31)
Jett

& .. ..
Pno.

?
b n b n b b b
.. ..
- - - -
16. When to Bluff/ One Day 115

-
Freely
b 3 b 3 b b
32

& b n b n b n
3

- - J - .
Jett

N
Do you got the five sen - ses it takes to be a play - er?

N
& b b ww wwww wwww
b b ww >
>
Pno.
? b b ww ww ww
molto rit.

bw w w
>

b b
35 Lil Luz:

Lil Luz &


Sure do.

& b
(swing 8's)
Jett

.
b b b .
When the stakes

& b .
Pno. P a tempo

?
b b b n
b n # # n b n

& b J b
39

b
b
Jett

j
are high, do you play with - out fear? Do you throw

&
b
b wwww b
fl
Pno.
?
b n # b b b n # n b
116 16. When to Bluff/ One Day

b J
43

Jett & b b b
b n >
one by? Or will you cry in - to your beer? Can you toss


j
& b N j b J
J b www J
w-
fl
3
Pno.

? b b
b n b b

. j j j j j
b
47

Jett & b
a - way a strong hand when you smell that you've been beat?

.. j j j j j
& .. b b
b


b
b b
> >
> < < < <
? N w- -
Pno.

bw
N b . . . .
- - - - - - - -

b b. j j
50

Jett & b


Can you sit in your chair for a long time? Can

j b N
n
& b b b ... b b b ... b j
. b b
>.
- -
Pno.

? Nw bw
b b .
N b
. . . - - - - - - - -
16. When to Bluff/ One Day 117

& b n b b J b
53 55

Jett

j
you sur - vive the heat? Can you count the cards, know - in' when

b
& b n j j b
-
N - - - - fl . . b
> >
F fl
-
Pno.

?
w
b n # b
- - - -
- - - -

& b b
57

Jett

e - nough's e - nough? You need ga - - - tor blood, Lit - tle La - dy:

j j >
& b N N #b
# . # . J
n #
> b #
Pno.

?
b b n #
# fl fl fl fl
fl fl fl fl


61

Jett &

J .
Do you know when to bluff?


& J .

P
?
Pno.

b

b n #
118 16. When to Bluff/ One Day

b bb
Lil Luz:

& b
65 93

Lil Luz . n n
b .
b n > ..
Sure do. Sure do.

# n b n > . bb j b J w
&
j
(to 93)
#
b n
n J
>
P
3

bb b
Pno.

?
b b n # n b n b b

Jett: Even when you know it all, Luz Benedict, there's something no one can give you: Luck. And I'm a lucky man. I'd rather be lucky than

b
&b 42
96 smart cuz a lotta smart people ain't eatin' regular.

Lil Luz

b - j j
b
& g w. .
www www 42
gg ww- - w w
Pno.
-
? bb
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 42

b
& b 42 ..
101 Lil Luz:

..
101a

c
(swing 8's) 102

j
(last x)
Lil Luz

I don't know a - bout cards.

b .. w
& b 42 .. c
SAFETY

J
Pno.

? b b 42 .. .. c
- - - - - - - -
16. When to Bluff/ One Day 119

b j b
&b
103



Lil Luz

But I know a - bout dan - ger. And I got

b j b
&b ggg www gg wwww .

.

g w- gg -
Pno.

? b
b - - - - - - - -

b nn
& b b
106

b
Lil Luz

'ga - tor blood. I ain't scared a - bout noth - in'.

b nn
& b bn
b


b
< < <
Pno. fl
? bb n j b nn
< >
fl

j
109

Lil Luz & n j .




I'm a bron - co ri - der. Fly - in', fly - in' fly - in' on earth.


... j
& n ...
n .. .
Pno.
?

120 16. When to Bluff/ One Day

. j
113

Lil Luz & J


J
- www-
I beat nine o - ther cow - boys. Rop - in' 'n ty - in'; I

gg w ...
j
..
j
& gg . ..
- - -
Pno.

? w

j j j j
& J
116

. .
Lil Luz

ain't ly - in', Sir, I know my worth.

j j
& ... ..
. - .. - -
Pno.

?w w
b n

j
b j
119

&
b
Lil Luz

I'll be in the ro - de - o when I'm se - ven - teen. 'N

j b j j j
&
b . .
Pno. . . . .
?
j j j j
b n b b n b
16. When to Bluff/ One Day 121

b b
123

Lil Luz & J J

>
mark my words, I'll be the best trick ri - der this coun - try's e - ver seen. Do the

j b
j b
& b # .
# .

3

# . # b n
Pno. fl fl fl fl . .
?
b n # n b b n
b n

& b j j
127

Lil Luz

b >
b
back drag. Hang - in' out o - ver the hor - se's rump. Do the Su - i - cide

b
& b J
b b # bb
>

Pno. F
?
b n # b b b n # n b

j j b j
&
131

b
3

J
Lil Luz

b
Drag: Head down un - der the hor - se's hooves and watch my ma - ma jump!


#
J bb n b . j
& b ..
3

.
Pno.

? b
b n b b b
122 16. When to Bluff/ One Day

j j
b .
135

Lil Luz &


When I can't do some - thin', I just learn to do it, you see.

& www w
ww b b b wwww www b b b wwww
- - - -
P
? - - - - b - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pno.

j b
b b b n
139

Lil Luz & J


Luck won't give me what I want from the world,so I'm gi - vin' it to me! Yeah, I play


b
& ... b b ... n b .... b .... # n b
.. b .. b
b n .N .
Pno.
- > F
?
bb b
- - - b
> fl fl fl
fl fl fl fl

& b J b b b
143

Lil Luz

for keeps. I'm the girl who's got the stuff. I got 'ga -

b . b b w

& b J J b b w#

. . J.
Pno.
f >
? #
b n # b b b n
#
> >
> >
16. When to Bluff/ One Day 123

. w w
147

Lil Luz & J

b
- tor blood. I know how to fly!


& b b #
b b # b
b b n

Pno.
P F
?
b #
b # <
<

< <

< <

< <

fl fl fl fl fl fl fl

& b
152 155

Lil Luz

And I know when to bluff.

. j
Jett:

Jett &

j
You're some Lit - tle La - dy.

& J J b N www
b
-
f P
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pno.

? j


fl

j j
. j .
Lil Luz: Got a match?


157

Lil Luz &

b b
I'm no "Lit - tle La - dy." 'N I ain't "Lit - tle

b ww
& ww
ww

- -
? - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pno.
124 16. When to Bluff/ One Day

(cue) Jett: our name's Claire.

U U
bb
I'm Luz Benedict.

& b.
162

Lil Luz


b w U-
Luz."

w " U
& bw bb
U- f
- b - N - b - n - - bw "
? - # - U
Pno.

bb

fl

J J .
Slower, quasi rubato q = 100

bb J J J
167

& J J J J J J J
J
Pno.
p end "swing 8's"
? bb

q darker, with a steady pulse



b b J n
J J J

173

& J J
Pno. P
? b
b j j
. # . #

b .. J J J
177

& b J
? # . # . & ..

Pno.

? b b ..
2x

j j j j ..
. # . # . # .
#
16. When to Bluff/ One Day 125
(cue) Jett: But didn't I tell you, Luz
Benedict, there's something no one
can give you and that's luck. (to 187)

b
& b .. .. j
181


(vocal last X)


Jett

One day. Went dig - gin' in - to that noth - in'. Did-n't find no nas - ty tur - nips.

b
& b .. ..



Men (1)

Dust. Rock.

? b ..
b ..


Men (2)
Dust. Rock.
end "swing 8's"

b
& b .. .. ?
SAFETY

Pno. P
? b b .. ..
j j j
. - # . - # - #
.

b j j
187

Jett &b
But I kep on dig - gin' 'n I dug. 'N dug. 'N

b b
Men (1) &


Dig Down. Down. Deep. Ache. Sweat. Blood.

? b
b
< < <
Men (2)

# # ..
Dig. Down. Down. Deep. Ache. Sweat. Blood.

? b b . . . # . . . # #.
. . . .

Pno.

? bb
pi mosso

. j . j . j
. # . # . #
> >
126 16. When to Bluff/ One Day

b j > > > >


190

Jett &b

F> >
dug. I want it. Find it. Chase it. Les - lie.

b n > > > >


Men (1) & b

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Spit. Shake. Boy. Want It. Find. It. Chase. It.

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17. My Texas
(Bick, Vashti, Pinkie, Adarene, Mike, Jordie Jr., Leslie, Company)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa

(cue) Bick: Every child in Texas can tell you our history.

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Vashti:
Vashti

And I pro - mise to love her till I die. I'll re -

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136 17. My Texas

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mem - ber those Days of Glo - ry. I'll live to tell the sto - ry Of Might - y Te - xas and the Joy of Days Gone

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mem - ber those Days of Glo - ry. I'll live to tell the sto - ry Of Might - y Te - xas and the Joy of Days Gone

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Pinkie: This boy here knows the Shrine where Texas independence was born. (cont'd)

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Pinkie: For it was at the Alamo, ma'am, where man made the ultimate sacrifice.

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We're talk - in' 'bout the seige of the

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coup - la thou - sand Me - xi - cans sur - round - ed their fort and their Te - xas hearts was filled with dread - ful

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gloom.

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dawn. Af - ter gi - vin' 'em a choice to stay or leave,

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leave. Not one Te - xan chose not to fight!

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17. My Texas 141

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had Mexican names.

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hun - dred and eight - y nine Tex - ans died for our free - dom.

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We got sto - ries! We got sto - ries!

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We wan - na show ya how much we care!

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much we

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We wan - na show ya how care!

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17. My Texas 143

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We got sto - ries. Time to come and sit by the fi - re.

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Jor: When you say freedom you ought to be saying land.


Bick: That's more than enough.
Leslie: Jordan.

Jor: You can't say it's history if it's full of lies.


Bick: If you can't apologize, I strongly suggest

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Vashti

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17. My Texas 145

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Of Might - y Te - xas and the Joy of Days Gone By!"

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Of Might - y Te - xas and the Joy of Days Gone By!"

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Of Might - y Te - xas and the Joy of Days Gone By!"

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Leslie

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Leslie


Te - xas. I do not want your Te - xas.


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17. My Texas 151


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dressing and head to the bar. (cont'd)

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18. Underscore (Leslie and Jett)
(Leslie)
(cue) Jett: ...without reading about you in the papers. Music by Michael John LaChiusa
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18. Underscore (Leslie and Jett) 153

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19. Act One Finale
(Jett, Bick, Company)
(1/25/13)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa


(cue) Jett: "...for the family meeting."

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19. Act One Finale 155

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Jett

oil. Not in cat - tle feed. Mill - ions ev' - ry month.


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28 Jett: Thank you for listening.

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19. Act One Finale 157

33 Bick: Reata is a cattle ranch.

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This land is cat - tle land. Be - neath our feet: our his - to - ry; our fam - 'ly's le - ga - cy.

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You may get rich from oil, but it's our le - ga - cy we'll lose. A hun - dred years of work and

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Re - a - ta was cre - at - ed for their chil - dren and their

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chil - dren's chil - dren.

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The hawk will take care.

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hawk. Care of it - self but

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163
20. Our Mornings/That Thing
Giant (Bick, Luz)
(10/5/12)
Music and Lyrics by
Michael John LaChiusa

(cue) Luz: Then put some curtains up.

Quietly, with tenderness q


(cue) Luz: Ain't I lucky! Bick: Ain't you.


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I miss our morn - ings. Be - fore the

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dawn would break. I miss our talks be - fore Re - a - ta and the world came a -

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164 20. Our Mornings/That Thing
(10/5/12)

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20. Our Mornings/That Thing 165
Meno q
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What's got - ta be done be - fore the end of the day.

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Luz

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What hap - pens next month if the rains don't come as planned.


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Which hand's work - in' hard e - nough and which hand is not. What's

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(10/5/12)

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cost - in' us mon - ey. Who's watch - in' our

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cost - in' us mon - ey. Who's watch - in' our

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land. I'd want a sto - ry. One from our grand - pa's time.

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with one pant's leg in his boot and the other out, it was time to clear the room.


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(10/5/12)
Bick: The time he told the lawyer

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Like all you Be - ne - dict men.

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(10/5/12)


Vamp (jump to m104 on cue)
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99 (cue) Luz: Sit down. You're goin' to spill that coffee all over yourself.

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20. Our Mornings/That Thing 169
(10/5/12)

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Bick

nize? As clear as the shape of his nose or lips or co - lor of his eyes.

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Bick

That thing you know right a - way. That thing that makes you say: That's my

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Bick

son. That's my son. He was

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