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Gilbert & Sullivan Weekend / D'oyly Carte Opera Company


Release Date: 10/12/1990 
Label:  London/Decca Weekend Classics Catalog #: 430144   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Joyce WrightJohn ReedJeffrey SkitchGillian Knight,   ... 
Conductor:  Isidore GodfreyRoyston NashSir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony OrchestraD'Oyly Carte Opera ChorusRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. HMS Pinafore: I am the monarch of the sea by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Joyce Wright (Mezzo Soprano), John Reed (Baritone), Jeffrey Skitch (Baritone)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; England 
Notes: This selection begins with "Now give three cheers..." 
2. HMS Pinafore: I'm called little buttercup by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Gillian Knight (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; England 
3. HMS Pinafore: Never mind the why and wherefore by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John Reed (Baritone), Jeffrey Skitch (Baritone), Jean Hindmarsh (Soprano)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; England 
4. Mikado: A wandering minstrel I by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Colin Wright (Tenor)
Conductor:  Royston Nash
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
5. Mikado: Three little maids from school by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Valerie Masterson (Soprano), Pauline Wales (Mezzo Soprano), Peggy Ann Jones (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Royston Nash
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
6. Mikado: As some day it might happen "List Song" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John Reed (Baritone)
Conductor:  Royston Nash
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
7. Mikado: The flowers that bloom in the spring by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John Reed (Baritone), Colin Wright (Tenor)
Conductor:  Royston Nash
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
8. Mikado: On a tree by a river a little tom-tit "Tit Willow" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John Reed (Baritone)
Conductor:  Royston Nash
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; England 
9. Yeomen of the Guard: When our gallant Norman foes by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Gillian Knight (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; England 
10. Yeomen of the Guard: I have a song to sing by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano), John Reed (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; England 
11. Pirates of Penzance: I am the very model of a modern Major General by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John Reed (Baritone)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
12. Pirates of Penzance: When the foeman bares his steel by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John Reed (Baritone), Owen Brannigan (Bass), Valerie Masterson (Soprano),
Jean Allister (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
13. Pirates of Penzance: Poor wand'ring one by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Valerie Masterson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
14. Pirates of Penzance: When a felon's not engaged in his employment by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Owen Brannigan (Bass)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
15. Iolanthe: If you go in "Faint heart never won fair lady" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Thomas Round (Tenor), John Reed (Baritone), Donald Adams (Bass)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 
16. Gondoliers: We're called Gondolieri by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Alan Styler (Baritone), Thomas Round (Tenor)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
17. Gondoliers: In enterprise of martial kind by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Jeffrey Skitch (Baritone), John Reed (Baritone), Gillian Knight (Mezzo Soprano),
Jennifer Toye (Soprano)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
18. Gondoliers: Take a pair of sparkling eyes by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Thomas Round (Tenor)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
19. Gondoliers: Dance a cachucha by Arthur Sullivan
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; England 
20. Iolanthe: Loudly let the trumpet bray! "March of the Peers" by Arthur Sullivan
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; England 

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 Wonderful April 6, 2012 By Joyce B. (Courtice, Ontario) See All My Reviews "This CD is very easy to listen to and incorporates several of the Gilbert and Sulivan Operettas. " Report Abuse
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