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Essential Gilbert & Sullivan

Essential Gilbert & Sullivan / Various
Release Date: 06/05/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 27861   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Richard LewisGeraint EvansElsie MorisonJeannette Sinclair,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Mikado: A wandering minstrel I by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
2. Mikado: Behold the Lord High Executioner by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Geraint Evans (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
3. Mikado: As some day it might happen "List Song" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Geraint Evans (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
4. Mikado: Three little maids from school by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Elsie Morison (Voice), Jeannette Sinclair (Voice), Marjorie Thomas (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5. Mikado: The sun whose rays are all ablaze by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Elsie Morison (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
6. Mikado: Here's a how-de-do by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Elsie Morison (Voice), Geraint Evans (Voice), Richard Lewis (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
7. Mikado: A more humane Mikado by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Owen Brannigan (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8. Mikado: The criminal cried as he dropp'd him down by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Ian [Bass-Baritone Vocal] Wallace (Voice), Geraint Evans (Voice), Marjorie Thomas (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
9. Mikado: The flowers that bloom in the spring by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Ian [Bass-Baritone Vocal] Wallace (Voice), Richard Lewis (Voice), Geraint Evans (Voice),
Elsie Morison (Voice), Marjorie Thomas (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
10. Mikado: On a tree by a river a little tom-tit "Tit Willow" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Geraint Evans (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
11. Mikado: There is beauty in the bellow of the blast by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Monica Sinclair (Voice), Geraint Evans (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
12. Mikado: For he's gone and married Yum-Yum by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Voice), Geraint Evans (Voice), Elsie Morison (Voice),
Marjorie Thomas (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
13. Trial by Jury: When I, good friends, was called to the Bar (Judge's Aria) by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
14. HMS Pinafore: I'm called little buttercup by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Monica Sinclair (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
15. HMS Pinafore: I am the Captain of the Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
16. HMS Pinafore: Sorry her lot who loves too well by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Elsie Morison (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
17. HMS Pinafore: When I was a lad by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
18. HMS Pinafore: Never mind the why and wherefore by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice), Elsie Morison (Voice), George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
19. Pirates of Penzance: Oh, better far to live and die by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  James [Bass-Baritone Vocal] Milligan (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
20. Pirates of Penzance: Oh is there not one maiden breast? by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Voice), Elsie Morison (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
21. Pirates of Penzance: Poor wand'ring one by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Elsie Morison (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
22. Pirates of Penzance: I am the very model of a modern Major General by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
23. Pirates of Penzance: When the foeman bares his steel by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Heather Harper (Voice), Owen Brannigan (Voice), Elsie Morison (Voice),
George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
24. Pirates of Penzance: Ah, leave me not to pine alone by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Voice), Elsie Morison (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
25. Pirates of Penzance: When a felon's not engaged in his employment by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Owen Brannigan (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
26. Pirates of Penzance: With catlike tread by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
27. Patience: The Soldiers of our Queen...If you want a receipt for that popular mystery by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John Shaw (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1881; United Kingdom 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
28. Patience: Am I alone, and unobserved? I am! by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
29. Patience: Sad is that woman's lot...Silvered is the raven hair by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Monica Sinclair (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
30. Patience: A magnet hung in a hardware shop by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
31. Patience: So go to him and say to him by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Monica Sinclair (Voice), George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
32. Patience: When I go out of door by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice), George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
33. Patience: After much debate internal by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John Shaw (Voice), Monica Sinclair (Voice), Alexander Young (Voice),
John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice), Elsie Morison (Voice), George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
34. Iolanthe: When I went to the Bar as a very young man by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
35. Iolanthe: The lady of my love by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  April Cantelo (Voice), Monica Sinclair (Voice), Heather Harper (Voice),
Ian [Bass-Baritone Vocal] Wallace (Voice), Alexander Young (Voice), John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice),
Elsie Morison (Voice), George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 
Length: 10 Minutes 26 Secs. 
36. Iolanthe: When all night long a chap remains "Sentry Song" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Owen Brannigan (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
37. Iolanthe: When Britain really ruled the waves by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Ian [Bass-Baritone Vocal] Wallace (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
38. Iolanthe: When you're lying awake "Nightmare Song" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
39. Iolanthe: If you go in "Faint heart never won fair lady" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Ian [Bass-Baritone Vocal] Wallace (Voice), Alexander Young (Voice), George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
40. Ruddigore: In sailing o'er life's ocean wide by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Voice), Elsie Morison (Voice), George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
41. Ruddigore: When the night wind howls by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Joseph Rouleau (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
42. Ruddigore: My eyes are fully open by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Owen Brannigan (Voice), Pamela Bowden (Voice), George [Baritone Vocal] Baker (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
43. Gondoliers: From the sunny Spanish shore by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Monica Sinclair (Voice), Alexander Young (Voice), Geraint Evans (Voice),
Edna Graham (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
44. Gondoliers: When a merry maiden marries by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Marjorie Thomas (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
45. Gondoliers: Take a pair of sparkling eyes by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
46. Gondoliers: Dance a cachucha by Arthur Sullivan
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
47. Gondoliers: I am a courtier grave and serious by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Monica Sinclair (Voice), Richard Lewis (Voice), Geraint Evans (Voice),
John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice), Edna Graham (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
48. Yeomen of the Guard: I have a song to sing by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Elsie Morison (Voice), Geraint Evans (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
49. Yeomen of the Guard: Were I thy bride by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Marjorie Thomas (Voice), John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
50. Yeomen of the Guard: Sir, I obey. I am thy bride by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John [Baritone Vocal] Cameron (Voice), Richard Lewis (Voice), Elsie Morison (Voice),
Geraint Evans (Voice), Marjorie Thomas (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1888; United Kingdom 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: A wand'ring minstrel, I (Nanki-Poo, Nobles)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: Behold the Lord High Executioner! (Nobles, Ko-Ko)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: As some day it may happen (Ko-Ko, Nobles)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: Three little maids from school (Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, Girls)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: The sun, whose rays are all ablaze (Yum-Yum)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: Here's a how-de-do! (Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo, Ko-Ko)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: A more humane Mikado (Mikado, Nobles)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: The criminal cried (Ko-Ko, Nobles, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: The flowers that bloom in the spring (Nanki-Poo, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah, Ko-Ko)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: On a tree by a river a little tom-tit (Ko-Ko)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: There is beauty in the bellow of the blast (Katisha, Ko-Ko)
The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: For he's gone and married Yum-Yum (Pitti-Sing, Ko-Ko, Nanki-Poo, Yum-Yum, Others)
Trial by Jury (1987 - Remaster): When I, good friends, was called to the Bar (Judge, Others)
HMS Pinafore (or, The Lass that Loved a Sailor) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: I'm called Little Buttercup (Buttercup)
HMS Pinafore (or, The Lass that Loved a Sailor) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: I am the captain of the Pinafore (Captain Corcoran, Sailors)
HMS Pinafore (or, The Lass that Loved a Sailor) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: Sorry her lot who loves too well (Josephine)
HMS Pinafore (or, The Lass that Loved a Sailor) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: When I was a lad I served a term (Sir Joseph, Relatives, Sailors)
HMS Pinafore (or, The Lass that Loved a Sailor) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: Never mind the why and wherefore (Captain Corcoran, Sir Joseph, Josephine)
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: Oh, better far to live and die (Pirate King, Pirates)
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: Oh, is there not one maiden breast? (Frederic, Girls, Mabel)
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: Poor wandering one (Mabel, Girls)
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: I am the very model of a modern Major-General (Major-General, Girls, Pirates)
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: When the foeman bears his steel (Sergeant of Police, Policemen, Mabel, Edith, Girls, Major-General)
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: Ah, leave me not to pine (Mabel, Frederic)
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: When a felon's not engaged in his employment (Sergeant, Policemen)
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: With cat-like tread (Pirates, Policemen, Samuel)
Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: The soldiers of our Queen (Dragoons, Colonel Calverley)
Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: Am I alone and unobserved? (Bunthorne)
Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: Sad is that woman's lot (Jane)
Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: A magnet hung in a hardware shop (Grosvenor, Maidens)
Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: So go to him and say to him (Jane, Bunthorne)
Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: When I go out of door (Bunthorne, Grosvenor)
Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: After much debate internal (Duke, Bunthorne, All)
Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: When I went to the Bar as a very young man (Lord Chancellor)
Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) - Finale Act 1 (The lady of my love....) (1987 Digital Remaster)
Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: When all night long a chap remains (Sentry Song) (Private Willis)
Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: When Britain really ruled the waves (Mountararat, Fairies, Peers)
Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: When you're lying awake with a dismal headache (Nightmare Song) (Lord Chancellor)
Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: If you go in, you're sure to win (Tolloller, Mountararat, Lord Chancellor)
Ruddigore (or, The Witch's Curse) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: In sailing o'er life's ocean wide (Rose, Richard, Robin)
Ruddigore (or, The Witch's Curse) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: When the night wind howls (Roderic, Ancestors)
Ruddigore (or, The Witch's Curse) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: My eyes are fully open (Robin, Margaret, Sir Despard)
The Gondoliers (or, The King of Barataria) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: From the sunny Spanish shore (Duke, Duchess, Casilda, Luiz)
The Gondoliers (or, The King of Barataria) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: When a merry maiden marries (Tessa, Chorus)
The Gondoliers (or, The King of Barataria) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: Take a pair of sparkling eyes (Marco)
The Gondoliers (or, The King of Barataria) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: Dance a cachucha, fandango, bolero (Chorus)
The Gondoliers (or, The King of Barataria) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: I am a courtier grave and serious (Casilda, Duchess, Marco, Giuseppe, Duke)
The Yeomen of the Guard (or, The Merryman and his Maid) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: I have a song to sing, O! (Elsie, Point, Crowd)
The Yeomen of the Guard (or, The Merryman and his Maid) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: Were I thy bride (Phoebe)
The Yeomen of the Guard (or, The Merryman and his Maid) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: Comes the pretty young bride (All)

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