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first night Gilbert and Sullivan

Sir Arthur Sullivan

first night Gilbert and Sullivan

containing complete librettos of the fourteen operas, exactly as presented at their première performances; together with facsims. of the first-night programmes.

by Sir Arthur Sullivan

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Published by Heritage Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Librettos.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited, with a prologue and copious descriptive particulars, by Reginald Allen; and a foreword by Bridget D"Oyly Carte. Illustrated with contemporary drawings.
    GenreLibrettos.
    ContributionsGilbert, W. S. 1836-1911.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML49.S9 A1 1958a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 465 p.
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16505653M
    LC Control Number59003866

    Comment: Title: The First Night, Gilbert and Sullivan, Publisher: Heritage Press, Binding: Hardcover, pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth in gilt slipcase. Contains also o presentation box with leaflets and adverts. Very good condition item, with bright and clear pages.5/5(1). Patience; or, Bunthorne's Bride, is a comic opera in two acts with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. opera is a satire on the aesthetic movement of the s and '80s in England and, more broadly, on fads, superficiality, vanity, hypocrisy and pretentiousness; it also satirises romantic love, rural simplicity and military bluster.

    The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan is a British technicolor film that dramatises the story of the collaboration between W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. Gilbert and Sullivan wrote 14 comic operas, later referred to as the Savoy Operas, which became the most popular series of musical entertainments of the Victorian era and are still popular ed by: Sidney Gilliat. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert ( - ) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan, of which the most famous include H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and one of the most frequently performed works in the history of musical /5.

    A chapter on "Ruddigore" from the book Gilbert and Sullivan Opera, A History and a Comment, by H. M. Walbrook, published in London in Discussion: Transcript of a discussion of Ruddigore by members of the SavoyNet distribution list. This extensive discussion provides substantial background information on this opera, and is useful for. Gilbert and Sullivan’s operas are some of the world’s best-loved musical works, delighting audiences with their joyous wit, topsy-turvy logic and extravagant wordplay. This glorious treasury is the definitive annotated edition of all fourteen of their operas. From the partially lost work Thespis, the first collaboration between W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, through the triumphant.


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“THEY WILL LIVE AS LONG AS THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IS SPOKEN”: THE FIRST NIGHT GILBERT AND SULLIVAN, WITH FACSIMILES OF ALL THE OPERAS’ OPENING NIGHT PROGRAMS GILBERT AND SULLIVAN.

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Iolanthe; or, The Peer and the Peri (/ aɪ. oʊ ˈ l æ n θ iː /) is a comic opera with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. is one of the Savoy operas and is the seventh of fourteen operatic collaborations by Gilbert and the opera, the fairy Iolanthe has been banished from fairyland because she married a mortal; this is forbidden by fairy law.

Buy The First Night Gilbert and Sullivan by Reginald Allen, Bridget D'Oyly Carte (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). A deluxe box features the first-night Gilbert and Sullivan programs, in facsimile (27 pieces). Book is hardcover, pages, x ".

Very good condition, slipcase has edge and surface wear and soiling, book has some cover surface Rating: % positive. The Yeomen of the Guard; or, The Merryman and His Maid, is a Savoy Opera, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.

premiered at the Savoy Theatre on 3 Octoberand ran for performances. This was the eleventh collaboration of fourteen between Gilbert and Sullivan. The opera is set in the Tower of London, during the 16th century, and is the darkest, and perhaps. The First Night by Gilbert & Sullivan () Sandglass Number unknown Artwork: A variety of contemporary illustrations from the time period Foreword by Bridget D'Oyly Carte, and edited by Reginald Allen Heritage Press Reprint of LEC #/26th Series V.

12 in Click images for a larger view. Front Binding - Green boards and a. Gilbert & Sullivan: First Night Programs. Usage Public Domain Topics Gilbert & Sullivan, G&S, Theater, Theatre, Savoy Collection opensource Language English.

First-Night Gilbert & Sullivan Programs (In Facsimile) Compiled by Reginald Allen for his book THE FIRST NIGHT GILBERT AND SULLIVAN Published in Addeddate Identifier.

From Trial by Jury to The Pirates of Penzance: the complete librettos of all fourteen Gilbert and Sullivan operas. Gilbert's verses for Sullivan's music are the most fastidiously turned and inventively rhymed in all lyric comedy.

As the Savoy Operas enter their second century on a swell of renewed popularity, Gilbert's reputation as the supreme wordsmith of light opera/5. New York: Limited Editions Club, reproductions of contemporary illustrations. hardcover. Folio /2 x 12 bound in half red velvet with a green cloth spine label and green linen boards gold-stamped with a conventional Victorian pattern; pages.

Edited, with a Prologue and Copious Descriptive Particulars, by Reginald Allen; foreword by Bridget D'Oyly Carte.

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[W S Gilbert; Reginald Allen; Bridget D'Oyly Carte; Arthur Sullivan]. "RUDDIGORE, or the Witch's Curse", was produced at the Savoy Theatre on 22 January,but, unlike all its predecessors, it was not considered entirely successful on the first night of its production, and until Gilbert had effected some alterations there were certainly a number of points against it.

the first night gilbert and sullivan, containing complete librettos of the fourteen operas, exactly as presented at their premiere performances; together with facsimiles of the first-night programmes. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November – 29 May ) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan, which produced fourteen comic most famous of these include H.M.S.

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Gilbert, W. S. And Arthur Sullivan.Ruddigore; or, The Witch's Curse, originally called Ruddygore, is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.

S. is one of the Savoy Operas and the tenth of fourteen comic operas written together by Gilbert and was first performed by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company at the Savoy Theatre in London on 22 January "The comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan are a performing arts phenomenon.

Wildly popular when first produced, they are if anything even more popular today. The Savoy Operas are available on records and compact discs, on audio and video tapes, on television, film, and radio, as well as through the more traditional medium of stage performances by both amateur and professional companies.