"Bravo, Stromboli!" is the main villain song from the film Geppetto. It is sung by, of course, Stromboli, partially as his puppets as he plots to recapture Pinocchio for all future shows.


[Any parts in brackets are not on the soundtrack. All spoken parts are italicized.]

After years of a second-rate act on a second-class circuit
After years of obscurity, toiling, in doubt, and in debt
Comes a chance I could perk up luck, and I'm going to perk it
Think of the rapture
Once we recapture
That marvelous marionette.

[(as a female puppet) La la la la, la la la la la la, la la la la la la la la.]

Remember the audience cheering the puppet who's stringless?
Remember them throwing those purses of gold our way?
It's clear, a performance without him is going to bring less.
We've got to find him,
Catch him and bind him.
And cage him again till we stage him again, and they say,

Bravo, Stromboli!
(as a puppet) Bravo!
Bravo, Stromboli!
(as a puppet) Maestro!
Bravo, Stromboli,
Practic'lly holy,
You are a showman
Second to no man
And with the tickets
Selling so quick, it's
Making us antsy
For if we can't see
Signor Stromboli, an imbroglio
There's going to be!
Stromboli Bravi--

But what if we never can find our dear little dummy?
(as a puppet) Ohhh.
Farewell to my riches. Addio, admiring throngs.
I will not allow my good fortune to be taken from me.
We'll search for Pinocchio
From here to Tokyo
And bring him back where he belongs.

Perhaps little Woody's forgotten that he signed a contract
That binds him to me in each codicil, rider, and clause.
Ensuring whenever my orchestra strikes up their entr'acte,
He'll be appearing,
And I'll be hearing
The jingle of coins and the tingling sound of applause.

Bravo, Stromboli.
(as a puppet) Bravo!
Bravo, Stromboli.
(as a puppet) Magnifico!
We'll name a cannoli
After Stromboli
We who are lowly
Think of you solely
As the Napoleon of puppeteers.
After all of the years,
All of the tears,
Hearing the cheers,
Ring in my ears.
Silence the scoffers
Fill up the coffers
Weighing the offers
Everyone proffers.
They're dying to back you with such a spectacular show.
They "ooh" and they "ahh,"
Acclaim and eclat,
Stromboli, hurrah!

We go!

v - e - d
Pinocchio logo
Films: PinocchioLive Action filmVideoGeppetto

Television: House of MouseA Poem Is...
Video games: Video gameKingdom HeartsKingdom Hearts: Chain of MemoriesKingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop DistanceDisney Emoji Blitz
Books: Classic StorybookDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingGolden Sight 'n' Sound BookLittle Golden BookPinocchio's Adventures

Disney Parks
Cinderella Castle Mystery TourDisney Animation BuildingDisney Friends of the MonthIt's a Small WorldPinocchio's Daring JourneyStitch and Friends Summer SurpriseStorybook Land Canal Boats

Entertainment: AnimagiqueDisney's Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDisney's WishesFantasmic!Fantasy FestivalOne Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives OnOnce Upon a Mouse
Restaurants: Cleo'sPinocchio Village Haus Restaurant
Shops: Geppetto's Holiday WorkshopPleasure Island CandiesStromboli's Wagon
Parade: Celebrate A Dream Come True ParadeDisney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnDisney's Magical Moments ParadeDisney Carnivale ParadeDisney Cinema ParadeDisney Magic on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeDreaming Up!Festival of Fantasy ParadeHappiness is Here ParadeJubilation!Main Street Electrical ParadeMickey's Rainy Day ExpressMickey's Storybook ExpressMickey's WaterWorksSpectroMagicThe Wonderful World of Disney ParadeWalt Disney's Parade of Dreams
Firework: Believe... There's Magic in the StarsDisneyland ForeverFantasy in the SkyMagicalOnce Upon a TimeRemember... Dreams Come TrueWishesWonderful World of Animation
Halloween: Kooky Spooky Halloween NightMaze of Madness: The Nightmare Experiment Continues
Christmas: Mickey's Most Merriest Celebration

PinocchioJiminy CricketThe Blue FairyGeppettoFigaroCleoHonest JohnGideonStromboliThe CoachmanThe Coachman's GoonsLampwickThe Stupid Little BoysMonstro
VillageGeppetto's WorkshopStromboli's CaravanThe Red Lobster InnPleasure Island
Pinocchio: When You Wish Upon a StarLittle Wooden HeadGive a Little WhistleHi-Diddle-Dee-DeeI've Got No Strings

Geppetto: ToysEmpty HeartAnd SonJust Because It's MagicBravo, Stromboli!Satisfaction GuaranteedPleasure IslandSince I Gave My Heart Away
Deleted: Jiminy CricketHonest JohnAs I Was Sayin' to the DuchessTurn On the Old Music BoxNo StringsRolling Along to Pleasure IslandThree Cheers for AnythingMonstro the Whale

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