Assassins

The Ballad of Guiteau

Charles Guiteau

Assassins



Basics

Song title
The Ballad of Guiteau
Show name
Character name
Gender
Age range
Adult
Vocal parts
High note
G5
Low note
A3
Styles
Ballad, Comedic, Folk

Context

Charlie Guiteau is on his way to the gallows for the assassination of President Garfield. A

Vocal Notes

This song plays with contrast between the Balladeer’s narration and the abrupt musical and

16/32 bar cut suggestions

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Performances

Karaoke