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The Final Savoy Operas: A Centenary Review By Scott Farrell
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This 80-page volume tells the story of the demise of Savoy opera in London during the 1909-1910 season. Produced by actor-manager Charles H. Workman, these operas played for a very short time, only... More > to drop off into obscurity for several decades. Scott Farrell's research on the operas unearths more information about them in this second edition, with corrected details as well as some photos new to this publication. The volume covers four operas: "A Welsh Sunset", "The Mountaineers", "Fallen Fairies" and "Two Merry Monarchs". Each chapter is filled with cast details, plot summaries, photos and critical response of each work. The item featured here is the hardcopy version of the e-book.< Less
More Rutland Barrington By Rutland Barrington
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Rutland Barrington created roles in all the Gilbert and Sullivan Operas from 1877 to 1889 except "The Yeomen of the Guard". This is his second book of reminiscences covering the period of... More > the first repertory seasons of the operas at the Savoy as well as his appearances in Musical Comedy and in the Music Halls.< Less
The Gondoliers By Gilbert & Sullivan
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The aim of this score is to present the text of Gilbert and Sullivan's opera, "The Gondoliers" as it is generally performed today whilst avoiding the multitude of errors found in... More > commercially available scores. Full dialogue is included and notes describe where the text has been amended.< Less
The Gondoliers (spiral) By Gilbert & Sullivan
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The aim of this score is to present the text of Gilbert and Sullivan's opera, "The Gondoliers" as it is generally performed today whilst avoiding the multitude of errors found in... More > commercially available scores. Full dialogue is included and notes describe where the text has been amended. Same as item 10233943, but spiral bound to lay flat on the piano.< Less
Rutland Barrington By Rutland Barrington
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Rutland Barrington created roles in all the Gilbert and Sullivan operas from The Sorcerer (1877) to The Gondoliers (1889) with the exception of The Yeomen of the Guard. He went on to have a career in... More > Musical Comedy and in the Music Halls. This is his first volume of reminiscences.< Less
Princess Ida By Gilbert W. S., Sullivan Arthur
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New performing edition of the vocal score of Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida including all the spoken dialogue. The earliest published sources have been consulted whilst compiling this edition,... More > but it takes account of the performing tradition of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and includes the spoken dialogue. The accompaniment has been partly revised to include important orchestral passages omitted from previously published scores. The score is annotated where it deviates in substance from the score and libretto published in the authors' lifetimes. Used by New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players to prepare for their production in 2008.< Less
Papers, Presentations and Patter: A Savoyards' Symposium By Ralph MacPhail, Jr. (Editor)
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Papers presented at the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Gettysburg, PA, in June 2011. Edited, and with an Introduction by Ralph MacPhail, Jr.; Foreword by Rich Wiley. Contents... More > include "Components of Gilbert's Genius" by Harry Benford; "Was Gilbert a Little Liberal or a Little Conservative?" by Ian Bradley; "Gilbert's Girls" by Elise Curran; "The Humor of the Operas" by John E. Dreslin; "Cheerful Facts about Matters Mathematical" by Thomas Drucker; "Think British--Sing Yiddish!" by Al Grand; "'H.M.S. Pinafore' in American Waters" by William Hyder; "The Principal Comic Roles" by Sylvan H. Kesilman; "The Reality of 'Iolanthe'" by Daniel Kravetz; "The Savoy Operas Viewed through an Aristotelian Lens" by Shane K. Magargal; "The Curious Case of 'Little Maid of Arcadee'" by Marc Shepherd; "The Writing and Composition of 'The Mountebanks'" by J. Donald Smith; "Gilbert & Sullivan's Influence on the American Musical" by Andrew Vorder Bruegge; and "Gender Parody in the Savoy Operas" by Carolyn Williams.< Less
A Society Clown By George Grossmith
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The reminiscences of George Grossmith who created the comic baritone parts in all the Gilbert and Sullivan operas from 1877 to 1888.
The Life and Reminiscences of Jessie Bond By Ethel Macgeorge
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Jessie Bond created roles in the Gilbert and Sullivan Operas from H.M.S. Pinafore (1878) to The Gondoliers (1889). In her old age she remembers her life on the stage.