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Gilbert & Sullivan


The masters of English operetta, lyricist/librettist W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan defined the genre and influenced all musical theatre...

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The masters of English operetta, lyricist/librettist W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan defined the genre and influenced all musical theatre after them. This comprehensive collection in our acclaimed World’s Great Classical Music series presents 67 selections from 13 of their collaborations, including H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado. Features arias, duets and ensembles all newly engraved in their original keys for voice and piano, a biography of Gilbert & Sullivan, a plot synopsis for each show, and Gilbert’s own illustrations of characters.

Weight 38.4 kg
Dimensions 12.00 × 9.00 × .860 m
Song List Mikado's Song, The (THE MIKADO), I Am a Pirate King from The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan), I'm Called Little Buttercup (HMS PINAFORE), Love Is a Plaintive Song from PATIENCE (A. Sullivan), The Sun, Whose Rays Are All Ablaze from The MIKADO (Sullivan), Twenty Love-Sick Maidens (PATIENCE), We Sail The Ocean Blue (H.M.S. PINAFORE), A Maiden Fair To See (HMS PINAFORE), Fair Moon, to Thee I Sing (HMS PINAFORE), Oh, Is There Not One Maiden Breast (THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE), Rising Early In the Morning (THE GONDOLIERS), Is Life A Boon? (THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD), Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes (THE GONDOLIERS), A Wand'ring Minstrel I (THE MIKADO), Free From His Fetters Grim (THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD), When First My Old, Old Love I Knew (TRIAL BY JURY), When Frederic Was a Little Lad (THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE), To a Garden Full of Posies (RUDDIGORE), Alone, and Yet Alive (THE MIKADO), On The Day When I Was Wedded (THE GONDOLIERS), Were I Thy Bride (THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD), When Maiden Loves, She Sits and Sighs (THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD), When A Merry Maiden Marries (THE GONDOLIERS), Silver'd Is the Raven Hair (PATIENCE), Oh, Foolish Fay (IOLANTHE), Oh, Goddess Wise (PRINCESS IDA), So Ends My Dream (THE GRAND DUKE), Happy Young Heart (THE SORCERER), A Simple Sailor Lowly Born (HMS Pinafore), Sorry Her Lot Who Loves Too Well from HMS PINAFORE (A. Sullivan), If Somebody There Chanced to Be (RUDDIGORE), Poor Wand'ring One (THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE), I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General (THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE), Willow, Tit-Willow (THE MIKADO), As Some Day It May Happen (THE MIKADO), I've Jibe and Joke (THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD), If You Give Me Your Attention (PRINCESS IDA), My Boy, You May Take It from Me (RUDDIGORE), Time Was, When Love and I (THE SORCERER), When All Night Long a Chap Remains (IOLANTHE), No Possible Doubt Whatever (THE GONDOLIERS), Policeman's Song, The from THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE (Sullivan), When I Was a Lad I Served a Term (HMS PINAFORE), My Name Is John Wellington Wells (THE SORCERER), Oh, Gentleman, Listen, I Pray (TRIAL BY JURY), I am the Monarch of the Sea (HMS PINAFORE), He Is an Englishman (HMS PINAFORE), With Cat-Like Tread, Upon Our Prey We Steal (THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE), When I First Put This Uniform On (PATIENCE), Am I Alone and Unobserved? (PATIENCE), Prithee, Pretty Maiden (PATIENCE), The Law is the True Embodiment (IOLANTHE), When I Went to the Bar as a Very Young Man (IOLANTHE), When Britain Really Ruled the Waves (IOLANTHE), Love, Unrequited, Robs Me of My Rest (IOLANTHE), Three Little Maids from School Are We (THE MIKADO), Miya-Sama (THE MIKADO), The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring (THE MIKADO), There Is Beauty in the Bellow of the Beast (THE MIKADO), Henceforth All the Crimes (RUDDIGORE), I Have a Song to Sing, O! from (THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD), Oh! A Private Buffoon Is a Light-Hearted Loon (THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD), The Duke of Plaza-Toro (THE GONDOLIERS), There Lived a King (THE GONDOLIERS), In Ev'ry Mental Lore (UTOPIA LIMITED)
Credits:edited by Richard Walters
Index Name:Gilbert & Sullivan - World's Great Classical Music Series
First Publish Date:200110
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