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ONE SHORT DAY

Music and Lyrics by


STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Freely, sung almost in a whisper


F#

C#~SUS/G#

One

short-

One

F#/A#

in

day -

short-

day -

Joyfully bouncy

Cit - y...

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the

Em - er - ald

in

the

Cit

y... -

Em - er - ald

One

short-

day -

in

Em

the

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look

this

cit

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simile

short-

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'ry-

day -

way -

that

you

in

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there's

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some - thing

fore

the day's

ex - qui

site

you'll

build - ings

tall

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vis

it

as

quox - wood

trees,

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and

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strong ...

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to

through! -

GLINDA:

want

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There are

won - ders

like

I've

nev - er

seen! -

It's

all

grand!

And it's

all

green!

BOTH:

think

we've found

be

I'll

where

we

be

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in -

be

back-

for

long!

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this

wan - na

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to

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IJ

loi,

So

make

my

life -

and

make

my

way,

but

One

short-

short -

One

short -

day -

day, -

day, -

in

to have

Em

the

er - ald

Cit

y,

And we're

warn - ing the

cit

y,

F#/A#

Now

BsuQ

that

we're

here,

you'll know we've

been

here-

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short

y,

in

One

short

the

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to have

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time

of

fun,

to

be

see

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ing

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the

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man - y

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to,

rit. poco a poco

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we

can

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it

home, -

too.

Slower

Tenderly

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just

friends... -

two

Two good

friends... -

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ENSEMBLE:
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I

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short

day!

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one won

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best

friends...

DEFYING GRAVITY
Music and Lyrics by
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Freely, with quiet intensity

Some - thing has

some - thing is

changed -

with - in - me

not - the s a k e

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I'm

throughwith

play -

ing

by

the

rules -

of

some - one else

to

sleep -

It's

time

's

game. -

cbsus2

~b

~bsus

to

D bsus

trust - my

in

stincts,

Allegro
A bsus

close

my

eyes-

and

leap...

It's

time -

to

de - fy

try

ing

grav

i - ty

With pedal

grav

think -

i - ty,-

I'll

de - fy

try

and

you can't

ing

I'm

through ac

cept

nev

ing

10s - ing

lim

its

'cause

some - one

er

love -

guess - I've

lost -

says -

A bsus

I'd soon

de - fy -

er

A bsus

ing

Bbm7(no~)

grav

i - ty

me

good

A bsus

Gbsus2

I'm de - fy

Kiss

ing

grav

- ty, -

and

Moderato, dreamily

you can't

pull - me

down.

3
'

I
I

un

vi - sion

it

a1 - most

like

- -

- ed ...

My

fu- ture is

it

lim

id.
---

3
lim

And I've just hac

ed

proph - e

cy,

know-

Freely

It

But

- ly

tru

sounds

swear

cra -

some - day

zy,

I'll

and

true,

the

vi - sion's

be

ha

up

zy ...

in

the

Allegro; as before
G#m7(no5)

de - fy

ing

G#rn7(no5)

Fly

ing

so

high,

grav

i - ty

Esus

de - fy

F#sus

ing

grav

i - ty,

They'll

nev

er

pull -

me

down ... -

Triumphantly

So

idididid

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id id d id

l o o k

to the west

em

if-

YOU

s,

sky -

care -

to

find-

me,

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As

some - one

told -

me late

fly!

And

if

ly:

I'm

'ry - one-

ev

fly

ing

so

de - serves -

the

lo,

at

chance -

to

least I'm

fly -

st' st.

ing

- sage

free-

back - from

To

me... -

those - who'd

ground

me,

take

Tell them -

mes -

how -

ing

grav

i - ty

A b sus

~bsus2

I'm

fly

ing -

I
I

de - fy

high

ing

grav - i

ty,

and

soon

I'll

match them

in -

re

With determination
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no - bod

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in

all

of

oz,

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Gbm(add9)/A

ev

no

er

gon

Wiz

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A bsus

- na

that

A b7sus

there

is

~ b 5

down ...

bring

Ah!

or

was

A b (add4)/~b D b/F

is

I COULDN'T BE HAPPIER
M u s i c and Lyrics b y
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Andante, melancholy

~b

could - n't

be

ti - ni - est

'hap - pi

bit

~bmaj7

could-n't

be hap - pi

- er

un

FNE~

Though

like

an

tic

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Eb6

FI~/E~

er

it

is,

i - pat

ad - mit

the

ed-

could-n't

But

hap - pi

be

get - ting

your dreams,

pli -cat -

it's

er,

sim

Well - not "simply"...

er,

ed. -

could- n't be hap - pi -

strange, but

There's

it

seems

kind of

lit - tle,

a sort of ...

ply

'Cause

well,

com

cost.

There's

lost.

There

are

Fmll

bridg - es

you

cross

you

did - n't

know -

you

crossed

un

ti1

you

A tempo
Eb

~b7sus

crossed.

thrill,

~bmaj7

Fm/Eb

And if that joy,

does

n't

thrill like

you -

think -

that

it

Still -

will ...

cheers and

the

er?

Be

hoo,

So

cause

hap - PY

this

per - fect

is

be

~mll

could- n't

what

fi - nal - e,

would - n't

who

E ~ I A ~~bsus

~bmai9

bal - ly

with

hap - pens

be

hap - pi

when

er.

all

your

the

hap - pi -

Reflectively
Eb/Bb

1 '

G7/B

dreams

~ m / ~ b

Cmll

come

true.

is - n't it? -

Well,

A tempo, with forced joy


Ab

Hap - PY

is

what

come

hap - pens

when your

dreams

true.

WONDERFUL
Music and Lyrics by
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Recitative

was

nev - er

mere - ly

nev - er

saw

blown

asked

for

this

here

my - self -

or

by

as

planned

the

in

winds -

Sol - o - mon-

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it

ad - vance.

of

or

chance.

Soc - ra - tes... -

,knew who I

was: - One of your

Then

just

sud - den -

be - cause

dime - a - doz - en

ly

the folks

I'm

in

here,

me

re - spect - ed,

Oz

need - ed

- di

oc - ri - ties.

wor - shipped

some - one

to

- ven,

be - lieve

in
I

Does

it

sur - prise

you

got

hooked,

and

all

too

soon?
8vai

not

just

by

bal

Freely
F6

"Won

der

1'

So

ful."

said,

They

"Won

called

me

ful ...

der

"Won

der

if

YOU

ful."

in

Slow Ragtime
F

sist ...

"Won

der

to

will

be

won

ful..." -

re

sist,

der - ful,"

Be

'cause

lieve

it

And

me,

it's

they

said,

hard -

feels

Faster, light 2
F

won

F6

der

- ful!

think

I'm

won

der

- ful!

Hey,

look

who's

won

hick,

who

I -

to

won

der

der

build

ful

road

town

of

of

ye1

said,

ful:

this

"It

might

green... -

- low

corn - fed

brick!"

be

and

keen -

Where I come from, we believe all sorts of things that aren't true-we call it... "history."

man's

called

rich

man's

one

trai - tor

thief

cru - sad

or

or

- er

phi

or

- lan

ruth

lib

- er

tor;

'

thro - pist.

less

in

- vad - er?

It's

all

in

These are

we

which

pre - cious

la

few

at

be1

ease -

is

with

- ble

to

mor - a1

per -

sist.

am - bi - gu - i - ties, -

act

II

Moderate Ragtime
F6

won

der

ful

So

am

won

der

ful ...-

In

fact:

it's

so

much

who

name!

And

with

am,

my

it's

help,

part

you

can

of

be

my

the

A little slower
F

F7

~maj7/Bb

Em7/A

re-ceive

o - ver-

your

i
Freely
F/ A

El Alt. lyric: Don't

pha - ba ...
you know ...

The most

cel - e

brat - ed

are the

re

ha

bil

doo

- ed

There'll

cel - e - bra - tion

through- out

tat

be

such

that's

Oz

whoop - de -

all

to

do

der

with

A tempo
G

you!

Won

ful, -

poco a poco accel.

They'll

call

you

"Won

der

ful"

Does

it

sound

In tempo, fast
E7

won

won

der - ful?

der

Trust

me,

ful

it's

fun!

Won't

it

When

one !

you're

When you

be

the

0
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won

won

der

are

ful? -

- ful

der

AS LONG AS YOU'RE MINE


Music and Lyrics by
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

With quiet passion


Cm

A ~ / C Cm7(no5)

B~IC

3
With pedal

Bb/c

cm

~m

m3fr

xm3fr

ELPHABA:
Y

Kiss

me too

fierce

P'"
hold me too

tight,

I needhelp be

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liev

ing

you're

My

me.

with me

wild - est

ly - ing

to - night.

dream

be

could not fore - see

ings

side

with you want - ing

YOU

Just

for

this

rno

ment,

As long

as you're

I've lost

mine,

all

re

-3-

and crossed some

And

if

it

turns

out

bor

it's

der

o - ver too
-3-

fast,

subito p

I'll

make

line. -

ev

'ry

last

mo

- ment

last

as long

you're-

May

as

be I'm

but you've got

brain

me

less,

see

ing

may - be

I'm

through

wise,

dif - fer - ent

eyes.

Some - how I've

un - der your

CIG

Am

feel

spell,

Dm

ing

and some-how I'm

CIF

it's "up" that

mo

1
/

ment,

CIG

F5IG

fell ...

ELPHABA: EV - er - y

fall -

cresc.

As long

as

you're-

IV

and

for -

lost -

time ... -

Say there's no

fu -

make up

ture

for

us

as

pair...

-3-

E:

And - though

may

know

Vdon't
-

GsuB

C/G

F5/G
-

Just

as long
7

as you're
3

for

this

mine,

come be

how you
-

want -

to,

and

see how

bright -

we

un - ti1

it

shine.

Eli!
or - row

the

moon

- light

is

rn

P
1

be'

through,

And -

cresc. poco a poco

know

I'll

be

here

hold - ing

as ling

as

mine...

you're

rit.

NO GOOD DEED
Music and Lyrics by
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Moderato, with intensity


Bm7(add4)

No

AID

good

No

act

deed

of

goes

char - i - ty -

un

goes

pun- ished -

un

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re

- sent - ed

No

creed.

good

led

goes

deed

un

pun-ished -

My road

where such

good

roads

a1

deed

ways-

That's

of

my

new

good in - ten - tions

lead.

goes

un -

I"

pun - ished...

Nes - sa... -

Dil-la - mond ... -

Doc - tor

Fi -

\I

cresc.

-&
.

c,

Gbmaj9/~b

Bbm

~ b ( a d d 4 )b/ ~

&

~ b m

N.C.

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T-.-

I
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Ab(add4)f~b

&!P

ro!!

One

ques - tion haunts

Was 1 real - ly

and

seek - ing good

hurts,

too

or

just

much,

too much to

seek-ing at - T'ten- tion?

men - tion:

108

Is

that all

Bsus

good deeds are when

Emaj7/G#

looked at

with an ice

A(add9)

cold - eye?

csus

~m

If

that's

all

good deeds

CSUS~

may - be

are,

that's -

the

rea - son

A tempo
Bm7(add4)

pun -ished -

All

help - ful urg

es

should

be

I"

cum - vent - ed -

cir

No

good

goes

deed

un -

pun -ished -

what

Sure,

did ...

well - meant

All

right,

e - nough-

SO

be

it!

I meant well -

Well,

look

at

Meno mosso
~ b m

then ...

Let

Oz

all

be

a - greed: -

poco rit.

I'm

wick - ed

through and

through; since

II

can - not -

suc - ceed,

poco accel.

A tempo
Em

Fi

- ye - ro,

sav - ing

you,

prom - ise

no

good

deed

will

gain. ..

do

at - tempt -

to

do

a -

gain,

No

good

deed

gain!

will

FOR GOOD
Music and Lyrics by
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
Note: Whenper$ormed as a solo, sing the top melody line throughout.

Tenderly, poco rubato


C5

Fmaj9

F6/9

I've heard it

lives -

1)

coZZa voce

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I '

for

help us most to grow, -

if

we

let

them, -

and we help them in

Fsus2

Well,

I
I

don't

Fm(maj7)

know

if

know I'm who

com - et

am - to - day -

pulled from or

re - turn.

bit

be - lieve

be - cause

as

it

knew

that's

true,-

you ... -

pass - es

Like a

sun, -

like

stream

that

meets

who

can

be-cause I

boul

say -

der

if

I've

half

been

- way - through the

changed

knew you,

for

the

wood,

bet - ter?

But

have been changed

for

A tempo, warmly

good.

It

well

may

that

we

will

nev - er

meet

gain-

in

this

FsuB

Fmaj9

Em7

F6/9

learned

D/F #

Am7

hand - print

you'll

Gsus

on

And

now

you

wind

off

the

what - ev - er

have

sea, -

way -

re - writ - ten

our

stor

mine-

like

ies -

by

seed

dropped -

end, -

be

by

ing

sky

my

bird-

friend ... -

changed

dis

for

tant

the

who

bet - ter?

But

can

say-

be - cause

if

knew

I've - been

you ...

Piu mosso
F5

Dm7(add4)

Be-cause I knew you ...

clear

the

air,

C/F

have been

ask

Fm9

changed-

for - give - ness

good ...

for

for

the things I've

id just

done-

to

you

II

blame

blame-

to

for. -

share, -

But

and

then,

guess -

none of

it

seems

to

none of

it

seems

to

we

mat - ter

know there's

a n - y -

ELPHABA:

and

more...

mat - ter

a n - y -

Like

ship-

blown-

from its

~ s u sb / ~

half - way - through the

bird

in

the

C/E

wood,

wood, -

FsuB

Who can

say

if

I've been

Who can

say

if

I've been

dim.

senza rit.

FsuB

changed

for

the bet - ter?

do

be - lieve -

have been

cha;ged

for

the

changed

for

the bet - ter?

do

be - lieve -

have been

changed

for

the

bet- ter...

Be-cause I knew you ...

II

rit. poco a poco


4-4

Fsus2

C/E

Be-cause

Drn7(no5)

CIF

changed

knew you ...

have been

Gsus

Tempo I
C5
m
3
f
r

I
I

I ' d

for

good.

for

I 't

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DANCING THROUGH LIFE

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ONE SHORT DAY

DEFYING GRAVITY
I COULDN'T BE HAPPIER

WONDERFUL
AS LONG AS YOU'RE MINE
NO GOOD DEED

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