Theodore Presser 411-41126. Stone Soup: An Operatic Fable in One Delicious Act. Music by Daniel Dorff, Libretto by Frank McQuilkin. Extra verses by Daniel Dorff. Using catchy tunes, humour, and a story about food, the message that 'it takes all kinds of people to make up a happy town' is heard as a parallel to 'it takes all kinds of food to make stone soup'. Piano-vocal score.