Indigenous Korean melodies by composer Heegab Kim are gorgeously blended into operatic western tone by orchestrator Peter Casey. Kim has composed more than one thousand songs and received over 50 awards in his career of four decades. Peter Casey has done numerous musicals including The Chorus Line, Les Miserables, Song and Dance, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Cats




PROLOGUE

1. PROLOGUE
2. JAPAN HAS CHOSUN - Miura, Japanese Assassins


 



Japan has Chosun
State audition
My darkness night
RISE, PEOPLE OF CHOSUN
 





Ēš SCENE 1
3. WELCOME TO OUR NEW QUEEN- Chorus, Daewongun, Kojong,
Queen Min(Empress Myung-sung)

Ēš SCENE 2
4. REGENCY - Daewongun, Subjects
5. SOFT IS THE BREEZE - Kojong, Court Ladies
6. YOU'LL SOON BE THE ONE - Court Lady Park, Court Lady Kim
7. STAR IN MY HEART - Queen Min
8. STATE AUDITION - Candidates, Kojong, Daewongun, Chief Hong
9. WISH FOR A PRINCE - Queen Min, Kojong, Daewongun, Court Ladies
10. SHAMAN RITE - Jinryong-gun, Shamans
11. GO AWAY - Foreigners, Daewongun, Soldiers

Ēš SCENE 3
12. THE BATTLE - Instrumental
13. GROW STRONG, GROW WISE - Court Lady Park, Court Lady Kim
14. YOU'RE THE KING OF CHOSUN - Queen Min, Kojong, Chorus

Ēš SCENE 4
15. UNTIL THE WORLD NEEDS ME AGAIN - Daewongun
16. FACTIONAL DISPUTES - Kojong, Subjects
17. IT'S JUST ABOUT STRATEGIES - Queen Min

Ēš SCENE 5
18. SEVEN FOREIGN ENVOYS - Foreign Envoys
19. JAPANESE MERCHANTS AND GEISHAS - Merchants, Geisha
20. BACT TO POWER - Soldiers, Daewongun
21. TIME TO MOVE ON - Daewongun

Ēš SCENE 6
22. MY DEAR QUEEN - Kojong
23. WE SHALL RETURN TO THE PALACE - Queen Min, Kojong, Hong
24. REGENT IS TAKEN TO CHINA - Daewongun, General Yuan

Ēš SCENE 7
25. INOUE THREATENS KOJONG - Inoue
26. QUEEN MIN HAS RETURNED - Chorus
27. WE SHALL RISE AGAIN - Queen Min, Kojong, Chorus
28. JAPAN'S CHOSUN POLICY- Itoh, Miura, Japanese Cabinet Members




Ēš SCENE 8
1. FLOWER CORONET DANCE
2. COME CELEBRATE OUR REFORMS - Kojong, Queen Min, Envoys
3. THE SUN IS RISING IN CHOSUN - Chorus
4. DIPLOMATIC TALKS - Queen Min, Inoue, Envoys
5. SNOW FLAKES ARE FALLING - Child

Ēš SCENE 9
6. YOU SHALL DRINK MIURA'S WINE QUEEN MIN - Inoue
7. TRIPLE INTERVENTION AND ADAMI HOUSE - Queen Min, Kojong, Russian, French,
German Envoys, Miura, Assassins
8. SNOW FLAKES ARE FALLING - Child

Ēš SCENE 10
9. NEW ERA FOR THE PRINCE - Queen Min, Kojong, Prince, Royal Tutor
10. MIURA'S AUDIENCE - Queen Min, Kojong, Miura

Ēš SCENE 11
11. SITUATION HAS BEEN CHANGED - Miura
12. THE QUEEN IS STUDYING FRENCH TODAY - Queen Min, Sontag
13. BY THE TIME THIS SAKE GET COLD - Miura, Assassins
14. WELCOME, LADIES - Queen Min, Wives of Envoys
15. RITUAL FOR FOX HUNT

Ēš SCENE 12
16. DREAM FOR THE NATION - Queen Min, Prince
17. WHERE WAS IT THAT WE MET - Queen Min, General Hong
18. YOU'RE MY DESTINY - General Hong
19. THUNDER AND LIGHTING - Queen Min, Prince
20. MY DARKEST NIGHT - Queen Min

Ēš SCENE 13
21. DO NOT BRING HARM TO THE QUEEN - Regent, Japanese Officer
22. THE LAST OF GENERAL HONG - General Hong
23. THE QUEEN IS HUNTED DOWN - Queen Min, Court Lady Kim
24. FOX HUNT - Assassins, Court Ladie
25. HOW SHALL I LIVE FROM NOW - Prince
26. HEAVEN'S INTENTION - Kojong, Taewongun

Ēš EPILOGUE
27. RISE, PEOPLE OF CHOSUN - Queen Min, Chorus