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A Gilbert & Sullivan Gala


Release Date: 10/31/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 64393   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Valerie MastersonRobert TearBenjamin LuxonSheila Armstrong
Conductor:  Kenneth AlwynRichard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth SinfoniettaNorthern Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Iolanthe: If we're weak enough to tarry by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Valerie Masterson (Soprano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 
Language: English 
2. Ruddigore: If somebody there chanced to be by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Valerie Masterson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; England 
Language: English 
3. Gondoliers: We're called Gondolieri by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Benjamin Luxon (Baritone), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Language: English 
4. Yeomen of the Guard: Free from his fetters grim by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; England 
Language: English 
5. Mikado: Were you not to Ko-Ko plighted by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Valerie Masterson (Soprano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Language: English 
6. Patience: Prithee, pretty maiden by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Benjamin Luxon (Baritone), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; England 
Language: English 
7. Pirates of Penzance: Poor wand'ring one by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Valerie Masterson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Language: English 
8. HMS Pinafore: Never mind the why and wherefore by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone), Sheila Armstrong (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; England 
Language: English 
9. Sorcerer: When he is here by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Sheila Armstrong (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877/1884; England 
Language: English 
10. Grand Duke: When you find you're a broken-down critter by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; England 
Language: English 
11. Ruddigore: The battle's roar is over by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Sheila Armstrong (Soprano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; England 
Language: English 
12. Ruddigore: In sailing o'er life's ocean wide by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Sheila Armstrong (Soprano), Robert Tear (Tenor), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; England 
Language: English 
13. Ruddigore: You understand? by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; England 
Language: English 
14. Gondoliers: There was a time by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Language: English 
15. Gondoliers: Take a pair of sparkling eyes by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Language: English 
16. Yeomen of the Guard: Hereupon we're both agreed by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; England 
Language: English 
17. Mikado: The sun whose rays are all ablaze by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Valerie Masterson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Language: English 
18. Mikado: Here's a how-de-do by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Sheila Armstrong (Soprano), Robert Tear (Tenor), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Language: English 
19. Patience: A magnet hung in a hardware shop by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; England 
Language: English 
20. Patience: When I go out of door by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; England 
Language: English 
21. Pirates of Penzance: Stay, Frederic, stay! by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Valerie Masterson (Soprano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Language: English 
22. Sorcerer: Oh happy young heart by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877/1884; England 
Language: English 
23. Sorcerer: My name is John Wellington Wells by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877/1884; England 
Language: English 
24. Iolanthe: None shall part us from each other by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Benjamin Luxon (Baritone), Sheila Armstrong (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 
Language: English 

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