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Great Opera Recordings - Sullivan: The Gondoliers / Godfrey


Release Date: 08/20/2002 
Label:  Naxos Historical Catalog #: 8110209-10   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Henry GoodierRichard WatsonLeonard OsbornAlan Styler,   ... 
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  D'Oyly Carte Opera ChorusNew Promenade Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Gondoliers by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Henry Goodier (Baritone), Richard Watson (Bass), Leonard Osborn (Voice),
Alan Styler (Baritone), Geoffrey Sanders (Voice), Tom Hancock (Voice),
Radley Flynn (Bass), Joyce Wright (Mezzo Soprano), Martyn Green (Baritone),
Margaret Mitchell (Voice), Ella Halman (Voice), Muriel Harding (Voice),
Enid Walsh (Voice), Caryl Fane (Voice), Yvonne Dean (Voice),
Stanley Youngman (Voice)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus,  New Promenade Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Date of Recording: 03/11/1950 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 130 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

The Gondoliers: Act I: Overture
The Gondoliers: Act I: List and learn (Chorus of Contadine)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Good morrow pretty maids (Francesco)
The Gondoliers: Act I: For the merriest fellows are we (Antonio, Chorus)
The Gondoliers: Act I: See see at last - Buongiorno, Signorine! (Fiametta, Marco, Giuseppe, Chorus)
The Gondoliers: Act I: We're called gondolieri (Marco, Giuseppe)
The Gondoliers: Act I: And now to choose our brides (Marco, Giuseppe, Tessa, Gianetta, Chorus)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Thank you gallant gondolieri (Chorus of Girls)
The Gondoliers: Act I: From the sunny Spanish shore (Duke, Duchess, Casilda, Luiz)
The Gondoliers: Act I: In enterprise of marital kind (Duke)
The Gondoliers: Act I: O rapture, when alone together (Casilda, Luiz)
The Gondoliers: Act I: These was a time (Casilda, Luiz)
The Gondoliers: Act I: I stole the prince (Don Alhambra, Duke, Duchess, Casilda, Luiz)
The Gondoliers: Act I: But bless my heart - Try we life long (Casilda, Don Alhmabra, Duke, Duchess, Luiz, Grand Inquisitor)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Bridegroom and bride! (Chorus)
The Gondoliers: Act I: When a merry maiden marries (Tessa, Chorus)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Kind Sir you cannot have the heart (Gianetta)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Do not give way (Don Alhambra, Marco, Giuseppe, Gianetta, Tessa)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Then one of us will be a queen (Marco, Giuseppe, Gianetta, Tessa)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Replying we sing (Marco, Giuseppe, Chorus)
The Gondoliers: Act I: For everyone who feels inclined (Marco, Giuseppe, Chorus)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Come let's away (Marco, Giuseppe)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Now Marco dear my wishes hear (Gianetta, Tessa, Marco, Giuseppe)
The Gondoliers: Act I: Then away we go (Chorus, Marco)
The Gondoliers: Act II: Of happiness the very pith (Chorus of Men, Marco, Giuseppe)
The Gondoliers: Act II: Rising early in the morning (Giuseppe, Chorus)
The Gondoliers: Act II: Take a pair of sparkling eyes (Marco)
The Gondoliers: Act II: Here we are, at the risk of our lives - After sailing to this island (Chorus of Girls, Tessa, Gianetta)
The Gondoliers: Act II: Dance a Cachucha (Chorus)
The Gondoliers: Act II: There lived a king (Don Alhambra, Marco, Giuseppe)
The Gondoliers: Act II: In a contemplative fashion (Marco, Giuseppe, Gianetta, Tessa)
The Gondoliers: Act II: With ducal pomp (Chorus of Men, Duke, Duchess)
The Gondoliers: Act II: On the day when I was wedded (Duchess)
The Gondoliers: Act II: To help unhappy commoners - Small titles and orders (Duke, Duchess)
The Gondoliers: Act II: I am a courtier grave and serious (Duke, Duchess, Casilda, Marco, Giuseppe)
The Gondoliers: Act II: Here is a case unprecedented! (Marco, Giuseppe, Casilda, Gianetta, Tessa)
The Gondoliers: Act II: Now let the loyal lieges gather round - Finale (Don Alhambra, Inez, Company)

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