The Ugly Duckling
Beauty Is in the Aye of the Beholder

a Gilbert and Sullivan-styled Operetta in two acts

The Sunday Livestreams continue this Sunday April 2, 2023.
(Due to visa processing, I was away from my studio, so there were no livestreams for March 19 or 26. I did however continue work on song 10!)

Ugly Duckling progress Live Streams every Sunday evening at 8 p.m. Beijing time (USA Sunday morning 8 a.m. EST);
next Live Stream Sunday April 2, 2023, 8 p.m. Beijing Time (USA Sunday morning 8 a.m. EST; UK Sunday morning 12 p.m.)
Join Don as he composes the G&S-styled operetta “The Ugly Duckling.”

(This week's live stream will continue work on the composition of song 10 "How It Is.")

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The project's current status

I maintain a weekly update of the project's status on this page. Here you can follow the progress as The Ugly Duckling approaches its completion no later than July 1, 2023. [NOTE: The term "publish" used below refers to posting on this web page.] To see the libretto, print out the music, and listen to the music, go to the The completed portions of The Ugly Duckling page.

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