CHARACTERS - (plus Chorus) • THE LORD CHANCELLOR • EARL OF MOUNTARARAT • EARL TOLLOLLER • PRIVATE WILLIS (of the Grenadier Guards) • STREPHON (an Arcadian Shepherd) • QUEEN OF THE FAIRIES • IOLANTHE (A Fairy, Strephon's Mother) Fairies • CELIA • LEILA • FLETA • PHYLLIS (an Arcadian Shepherdess and Ward in Chancery) CHORUS OF DUKES, MARQUISES, EARLS, VISCOUNTS, BARONS, and FAIRIES MUSICAL NUMBER OVERTURE 1. OPENING CHORUS OF FAIRIES, SOLI (Celia and Leila) - " Tripping hither, tripping thither " 2. INVOCATION (Queen, Iolanthe, Celia, Leila, and Chorus of Fairies) - " Iolanthe from thy dark exile " 3. SOLO (Strephon and Chorus of Fairies) - " Good-morrow, good mother " 4. SOLO (Queen and Chorus of Fairies) - " Fare thee well, attractive stranger " 5. 4a.SOLI (Phyllis and Strephon) - " Good-morrow, good lover" 6. DUET (Phyllis and Strephon) - " None shall part us " 7. ENTRANCE & MARCH OF PEERS (Tenors and Basses) - " Loudly let the trumpet bray " 8. 6a.ENTRANCE OF LORD CHANCELLOR 9. SONG (Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Peers) - " The Law is the true embodiment " 10. TRIO & CHORUS OF PEERS (Phyllis, Lord Tolloller, and Lord Mountararat) - " My well-loved Lord " 11. RECIT. (Phyllis) - " Nay, tempt me not " 12. CHORUS OF PEERS & SONG (Lord Tolloller) - " Spurn not the nob'y born " 13. ENSEMBLE (Phyllis, Lord Tolloller, Lord Mountararat, Strephon, Lord Chancellor, and Chorus of Peers) - " My Lords, it may not be " 14. SONG (Lord Chancellor) - " When I went to the Bar " 15. FINALE, ACT I. (Phyllis, lolanthe, Queen, Leila, Celia, Strephon, Lord Tolloller, Lord Mountararat, Lord Chancellor, and Chorus of Fairies 16. and Peers) - " When darkly looms the day " 17. SONG (Sentry) - " When all night long a chap remains " 18. CHORUS OF FAIRIES & PEERS - " Strephon's a Member of Parliament " 19. SONG (Lord Mountararat and Chorus) - " When Britain really ruled the waves " 20. DUET (Leila, Celia, with Chorus of Fairies, Lord Mountararat, and Lord Tolloller) " In vain to us you plead " 21. SONG (Queen, with Chorus of Fairies) - " Oh, foolish fay " 22. QUARTET (Phyllis, Lord Tolloller, Lord Mountararat, and Sentry) - " Tho' p'r'aps I may incur your blame " 23. RECIT. & SONG (Lord Chancellor) - " Love unrequited robs me of my rest " 24. TRIO (Lord Tolloller, Lord Mountararat, and Lord Chancellor) - " He who shies at such a prize " 25. DUET (Phyllis and Strephon) - " If we're weak enough to tarry " 26. RECIT. & BALLAD (Iolanthe) - " My lord, a suppliant at your feet " 27. RECIT. (lolanthe, Queen, Lord Chancellor,and Fairies) - " It may not be " 28. FINALE (Phyllis, Iolanthe, Queen, Leila, Celia, Lord Tolloller, Lord Mountararat, Strephon, Lord Chancellor, and Chorus of Fairies and Peers) - " Soon as we may, off and away "