a beatup typewriterHow do I get to Beatville? - an off-beatnik musical

an off-beatnik musical by Peter Forrest

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The music is essentially a collection of original jazzy numbers and hep adaptations of Russian songs.  There are two songs based on Shakespeare's MacBeth put to music (We 3 Beats and MacBeat Makes the Scene).  Words and Music by: Peter Forrest

MP3 demos of all songs will soon be available onlineThe complete script in PDF can be downloaded, and all of the sheet music is now available for evaluation.  Download the entire score in a single PDF (915K pdf).  For performance royalty information, contact Peter Forrest.

ACT I - song name Audio Piano/Vocal Sheet Music Demo Song description
Overtur-O mp3  
2.7 megs

- simple overture with bass beat

We 3 Beats   pdf - MacBeth Act I, Scene I à la Beats in the Firefly Café
For a Few Rubles More pdf - Russian song of comic lament by Mrs. Popov
Oh Daddio, Where Ya Gonna Go?   pdf - the Beats chase away the mysterous Daddio
King-O' Bohemi-O' Blues pdf - Nicky-9-doors sings the blues with tough Beat chick Rita
3/4 Cuppa Jazz   pdf - Mrs. Popov learns to swing to jazz despite her classical upbringing
Beatnik Chick   pdf - Natasha returns to NYC and is the hippest Beat in town
ACT II - song name
How do I get to Beatville? pdf - J.P. Troubadour sings where one can find "Beatville" 
Siberian Tiger   pdf - Mrs. Popov finally accepts the Beats
MacBeat Makes the Scene pdf - Beats at the Poetry Reading doing MacBeth, Act I, Scene 3
Row that Volga Boat, man!   pdf - Beats do a swingin' Russian song
Kerouac Goes Beatnik   pdf

- fast moving finale song with the theme that everyone can be a beatnik!

All materials have been provided online for evaluation purposes only.  

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