List of compositions by Victor Herbert

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This list of compositions by Victor Herbert is sorted by genre.

Stage works[edit]

Title Genre Subdivisions Libretto Première date Place, theatre
Prince Ananias operetta 2 acts Francis Neilson 20 November 1894 The Broadway Theatre
The Wizard of the Nile operetta 3 acts Harry B. Smith 4 November 1895 Casino Theatre
The Gold Bug musical farce 3 acts Glen MacDonagh, adapted from a story by G.A. Pierce 21 September 1896
The Serenade operetta 3 acts Harry B. Smith 16 March 1897 Knickerbocker Theatre
The Idol's Eye operetta 3 acts Harry B. Smith 25 October 1897 The Broadway Theatre
The Fortune Teller operetta 3 acts Harry B. Smith 26 September 1898 Wallack's Theatre
The Ameer operetta 3 acts Frerick M. Rankin and Kirke LaShelle 4 December 1899 Wallack's Theatre
Cyrano de Bergerac operetta 3 acts Book by Stuart Reed based on the play by Edmond Rostand 18 September 1899 Knickerbocker Theatre
The Singing Girl operetta 3 acts Book by Stanislaus Stange, Lyrics by Harry B. Smith 23 October 1899 Casino Theatre
The Viceroy operetta 2 acts Harry B. Smith 9 April 1900 Knickerbocker Theatre
Babes in Toyland operetta Prologue, 3 acts, 11 scenes Book and lyrics by Glen MacDonagh 13 October 1903 Majestic Theatre
Babette operetta 3 acts Harry B. Smith 16 November 1903 The Broadway Theatre
It Happened In Nordland Musical comedy Prologue and 2 acts Book and Lyrics by Glen MacDonagh 5 December 1904
Wonderland Fantastic musical play 3 acts and 8 scenes Book and lyrics by Glen MacDonagh 24 October 1905 Majestic Theatre
Miss Dolly Dollars Musical comedy 2 acts Book and lyrics by Harry B. Smith 4 September 1905 Knickerbocker Theatre
Mlle. Modiste operetta 2 acts Libretto by Henry Blossom 25 December 1905 Knickerbocker Theatre
The Red Mill operetta 2 acts Book and lyrics by Henry Blossom 24 September 1906 Knickerbocker Theatre
The Magic Knight operetta and burlesque 1 act Libretto and lyrics by Edgar Smith 25 December 1906 Weber's Music Hall
Dream City operetta 1 act Libretto and lyrics by Edgar Smith 25 December 1906 Weber's Music Hall
The Tattooed Man operetta 2 acts Book by Harry B. Smith and A.N.C. Fowler, Lyrics by Harry B. Smith 18 February 1907 Criterion Theatre
The Song Birds operetta 2 act of a Musical extravaganza Book and lyrics by Frank R. Adams and Will M. Hough 1 April 1907 The New York Theatre
Algeria Musical play 2 acts Book and lyrics by Glen MacDonagh 31 August 1908 The Broadway Theatre
Little Nemo Musical comedy 3 acts and 11 scenes Book and lyrics by Harry B. Smith, based on the comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland by Winsor McCay 20 October 1908 New Amsterdam Theatre
The Prima Donna Comic opera 2 acts Libretto and lyrics by Henry Blossom 30 November 1908 Knickerbocker Theatre
The Rose of Algeria Musical play 2 acts and 4 scenes Book and lyrics by Glen MacDonagh 20 September 1909 Herald Square Theatre
Old Dutch Musical Farce 2 acts and 3 scenes Book by Edgar Smith, Lyrics by George V. Hobert 22 November 1909 Herald Square Theatre
Naughty Marietta operetta 2 acts and 3 scenes Book and lyrics by Rida Johnson Young 7 November 1910 The New York Theatre
When Sweet Sixteen Songplay 2 acts Book and lyrics by George V. Hobart 14 September 1911 Daly's Theatre
Natoma opera 3 acts Libretto by Joseph D. Redding 25 February 1911 Philadelphia
The Duchess operetta 3 acts Book and lyrics by Joseph Herbert and Harry B. Smith 16 October 1911 Lyric Theatre
The Enchantress operetta 2 acts Book and lyrics by Fred DeGrésac and Harry B. Smith 19 October 1911 The New York Theatre
The Lady of the Slipper Musical fantasy 3 acts and 5 scenes Book and lyrics by Rida Johnson Young 28 October 1912 Globe Theatre, New York
Sweethearts Musical play 2 acts Book by Harry B. Graham & Fred DeGrésac, Lyrics by Robert B. Smith 8 September 1913 New Amsterdam Theatre
The Madcap Duchess operetta 2 acts Book and lyrics by David Stevens and Justin Huntly McCarthy; based on the novel Seraphica by Justin Huntly McCarthy 11 November 1913 Globe Theatre, New York
Madeleine opera 1 act 24 January 1914 Metropolitan Opera
The Only Girl Musical comedy 3 acts Book and lyrics by Henry Blossom; based on the play Our Wives by Frank Mandel 2 November 1914 39th Street Theatre
The Debutante Musical comedy 2 acts Book by Harry B. Smith and Robert B. Smith. Lyrics by Robert B. Smith 7 December 1914 Kinckerbocker Theatre
The Princess Pat operetta 3 acts Book and lyrics by Henry Blossom 29 September 1915 Cort Theatre
Eileen operetta 3 acts Book and lyrics by Henry Blossom 19 October 1917 Sam S. Shubert Theatre
Miss 1917 revue 2 acts Book and lyrics by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse; other music by Jerome Kern 5 November 1917 Century Theatre
Her Regiment operetta 3 acts Book and lyrics by William Le Baron 12 November 1917 Broadhurst Theatre
The Velvet Lady Musical comedy 3 acts Book by Fred Jackson based on his farce A Full House; adaptation and lyrics by Henry Blossom 3 February 1919 New Amsterdam Theatre
Angel Face Musical play 3 acts Book by Harry B. Smith; based on the play The Elixir of Love by Zellah Covington and Jules Simonson; Lyrics by Robert B. Smith 19 December 1919 Knickerbocker Theatre
My Golden Girl Musical comedy 2 acts Book and lyrics by Frederick Arnold Kummer 2 February 1919 Nora Bayes Theatre
Oui Madame 1920
The Girl in the Spotlight operetta 2 acts and 5 scenes Book and lyrics by Richard Bruce 12 July 1920 Knickerbocker Theatre
Orange Blossoms Musical comedy 3 acts Book by Fred de Grésac based on the play La Passerelle by Fred De Grésac and François de Croisset; Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva 19 September 1922 Fulton Theatre
The Dream Girl Musical comedy 3 acts and 6 scenes Book by Rida Johnson Young and Harold Atterbridge based on the play The Road to Yesterday by Beulah Marie Dix and Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland 20 August 1924 Ambassadors Theatre

Other works[edit]

Chamber music[edit]

Piano[edit]

  • Serenade 4 May (1884)
  • La Ghazel: Improvisation (1900)
  • La Coquette: Valze Brilliante (1900)
  • The Mountainbrook: Imitative (1900)
  • Whispering Willows: Intermezzo (1900)
  • On the Promenade: Morceau (1900)
  • Yesterthoughts: Meditation, Op.37 (1900)
  • Puchinello: Characteristic, Op.38 (1900)
  • Pan Americana: Morceau characteristique (1901)
  • Devotion (A Love Sonnet for the Piano) (1921)
  • Duo (1923)
  • Fleurette: Waltz (1903)
  • Indian Summer: An American Idyll (1919)
  • Marion Davies March (1922)
  • Under the Elms, Souvenir de Saratoga
  • World's Progress March (1916)

Cantata and choral works[edit]

  • Call to Freedom (aka God Shall Guide Us, 1918)
  • The Captive, op. 25 (1892; contata for soprano solo, baritone solo, chorus and orchestra)
  • Christ Is Risen
  • Columbia Anthem (unison chorus with piano, later arr. by Herbert for orchestra and band, 1898)
  • Eventide, op. 20 (for male chorus) (from Wanderer's Songs)
  • O'Donnell Aboo! (1915)
  • Orange, White and Blue (Written for ceremonies in 1916, in commemoration if the landing of the first Dutch settlers on Manhattan Island, May 4, 1626. The orange, white and blue flag of this Dutch colony was raised at Battery Park.)
  • The Cruiskeen Lawn (dedicated to the Mendelsohn Glee Club, N. Y., 1913)
  • The Hail of the Friendly Sons (for men's voices, a cappella, 1913)
  • The New Ireland (for men's voices, a cappella, 1914)
  • The Sunken City, op. 20, no. 1 (for men's voices, a cappella, 1897)
  • Widow Machree (by Samuel Lover; arr. by Herbert, 1915)

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