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Essential Gilbert & Sullivan

Artists include George Baker, Owen Brannigan, John Cameron, Richard Lewis, Monica Sinclair, Marjorie Thomas, Elsie Morison, Heather Harper, April Cantelo, Pamela Bowden, Sir Geraint Evans, Jeanette Sinclair, Alexander Young, Edna Graham, John Shaw, Joseph Roleau

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Contents

Sullivan, A: The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act I

Work length11:04
$5.20
$6.80
  • Sir Geraint Evans/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Elsie Morison/Jeannette Sinclair/Marjorie Thomas/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Richard Lewis/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Richard Lewis (tenor), Marjorie Thomas (contralto), Peter Gellhorn (director), Jeannette Sinclair (soprano), Geraint Evans (baritone), Elsie Morison (soprano)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1956-08-03
  • Recording Venue: 5 & 6 May, 15 June and 3 August 1956, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

A wand'ring minstrel, I (Nanki-Poo, Nobles)

Track length4:14
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Behold the Lord High Executioner! (Nobles, Ko-Ko)

Track length2:54
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As some day it may happen (Ko-Ko, Nobles)

Track length2:25
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Three little maids from school (Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, Girls)

Track length1:31
$1.30
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Sullivan, A: The Mikado (or, The Town of Titipu) (1987 - Remaster), Act II

Work length20:59
$10.40
$13.60
  • Owen Brannigan/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Sir Geraint Evans/Marjorie Thomas/Ian Wallace/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Marjorie Thomas/Sir Geraint Evans/Richard Lewis/Elsie Morison/Owen Brannigan/Ian Wallace/John Cameron/Jeannette Sinclair/Monica Sinclair/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Richard Lewis (tenor), Peter Gellhorn (director), Owen Brannigan (bass), Marjorie Thomas (contralto), Ian Wallace (baritone), Elsie Morison (soprano), Monica Sinclair (contralto), Geraint Evans (baritone), John Cameron (baritone), Jeannette Sinclair (soprano)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1956-08-03
  • Recording Venue: 5 & 6 May, 15 June and 3 August 1956, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

The sun, whose rays are all ablaze (Yum-Yum)

Track length3:00
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Here's a how-de-do! (Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo, Ko-Ko)

Track length1:19
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A more humane Mikado (Mikado, Nobles)

Track length4:14
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The criminal cried (Ko-Ko, Nobles, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah)

Track length3:15
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The flowers that bloom in the spring (Nanki-Poo, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah, Ko-Ko)

Track length1:50
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On a tree by a river a little tom-tit (Ko-Ko)

Track length3:05
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There is beauty in the bellow of the blast (Katisha, Ko-Ko)

Track length2:12
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For he's gone and married Yum-Yum (Pitti-Sing, Ko-Ko, Nanki-Poo, Yum-Yum, Others)

Track length2:04
$1.30
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Sullivan, A: Trial by Jury: When I, good friends, was called to the Bar (Judge, Others)

Work length3:24
$1.30
$1.70
  • Owen Brannigan (bass), Richard Lewis (tenor), John Cameron (baritone), Elsie Morison (soprano), Bernard Turgeon (baritone), George Baker (bass-baritone)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Peter Gellhorn, Glyndebourne Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1960-12-30
  • Recording Venue: 28-30 December 1960, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Sullivan, A: HMS Pinafore (or, The Lass that Loved a Sailor), Act I

Work length10:23
$5.20
$6.80
  • Richard Lewis (tenor), Owen Brannigan (bass), Monica Sinclair (alto), Elsie Morison (soprano), James Milligan (Bass-Bariton) (bass), George Baker (bass-baritone), Marjorie Thomas (alto), John Cameron (bass-baritone)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Peter Gellhorn, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Glyndebourne Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1958-04-18
  • Recording Venue: 15-18 April 1958, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I'm called Little Buttercup (Buttercup)

Track length1:41
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I am the captain of the Pinafore (Captain Corcoran, Sailors)

Track length1:58
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Sorry her lot who loves too well (Josephine)

Track length3:21
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When I was a lad I served a term (Sir Joseph, Relatives, Sailors)

Track length3:23
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Sullivan, A: HMS Pinafore (or, The Lass that Loved a Sailor), Act II: Never mind the why and wherefore (Captain Corcoran, Sir Joseph, Josephine)

Work length2:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Owen Brannigan (bass), Monica Sinclair (alto), Marjorie Thomas (alto), Richard Lewis (tenor), John Cameron (bass-baritone), George Baker (bass-baritone), Elsie Morison (soprano), James Milligan (Bass-Bariton) (bass)
  • Peter Gellhorn, Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1958-04-18
  • Recording Venue: 15-18 April 1958, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Sullivan, A: The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty), Act I

Work length12:51
$5.20
$6.80
  • Richard Lewis/Elsie Morison/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Elsie Morison/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, George Baker/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, James Milligan/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Richard Lewis (tenor), Peter Gellhorn (director), Elsie Morison (soprano), George Baker (baritone), James Milligan (baritone)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1960-01-02
  • Recording Venue: 30 December 1959 to 2 January 1960, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Oh, better far to live and die (Pirate King, Pirates)

Track length2:49
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Oh, is there not one maiden breast? (Frederic, Girls, Mabel)

Track length4:03
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Poor wandering one (Mabel, Girls)

Track length2:53
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I am the very model of a modern Major-General (Major-General, Girls, Pirates)

Track length3:06
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Sullivan, A: The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty), Act II

Work length13:01
$5.20
$6.80
  • Owen Brannigan/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, James Milligan/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Owen Brannigan/Elsie Morison/Heather Harper/George Baker/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent, Peter Gellhorn (director), Richard Lewis (tenor), Owen Brannigan (bass), Elsie Morison (soprano), John Cameron (baritone), Heather Harper (soprano)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1960-01-02
  • Recording Venue: 30 December 1959 to 2 January 1960, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

When the foeman bears his steel (Sergeant of Police, Policemen, Mabel, Edith, Girls, Major-General) (1987 Digital Remaster)

Track length4:51
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Ah, leave me not to pine (Mabel, Frederic)

Track length3:12
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When a felon's not engaged in his employment (Sergeant, Policemen)

Track length2:18
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With cat-like tread (Pirates, Policemen, Samuel)

Track length2:40
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Sullivan, A: Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster), Act I

Work length8:08
$2.60
$3.40
  • Monica Sinclair (alto), Marjorie Thomas (alto), Trevor Anthony (bass), John Shaw (bass-baritone), George Baker (bass-baritone), Elsie Morison (soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (soprano), Alexander Young (tenor), John Cameron (baritone), Heather Harper (soprano)
  • Peter Gellhorn, Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1961-10-20
  • Recording Venue: 12-20 October 1961, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

The soldiers of our Queen (Dragoons, Colonel Calverley)

Track length3:29
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Am I alone and unobserved? (Bunthorne)

Track length4:39
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Sullivan, A: Patience (or, Bunthorne's Bride) (1987 - Remaster), Act II

Work length12:38
$6.50
$8.50
  • Monica Sinclair (alto), John Shaw (bass-baritone), Trevor Anthony (bass), Marjorie Thomas (alto), Elsie Morison (soprano), John Cameron (bass-baritone), Elizabeth Harwood (soprano), George Baker (bass-baritone), Alexander Young (tenor), Heather Harper (soprano)
  • Peter Gellhorn, Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1961-10-20
  • Recording Venue: 12-20 October 1961, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Sad is that woman's lot (Jane)

Track length4:51
$1.30
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A magnet hung in a hardware shop (Grosvenor, Maidens)

Track length2:30
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So go to him and say to him (Jane, Bunthorne)

Track length2:25
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When I go out of door (Bunthorne, Grosvenor)

Track length1:33
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After much debate internal (Duke, Bunthorne, All)

Track length1:19
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Sullivan, A: Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: When I went to the Bar as a very young man (Lord Chancellor)

Work length2:01
$1.30
$1.70
  • Owen Brannigan (bass), Marjorie Thomas (alto), Monica Sinclair (alto), Ian Wallace (bass), George Baker (bass-baritone), Elsie Morison (soprano), April Cantelo (soprano), Alexander Young (tenor), Heather Harper (soprano), John Cameron (baritone)
  • Peter Gellhorn, Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1958-10-24
  • Recording Venue: 18 April (Overture) and 21-24 Oct 1958, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Sullivan, A: Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) - Finale Act 1 (The lady of my love....)

Work length10:26
Album only
Album only
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent (lead vocals)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1987-12-31
  • Recording Venue: April & October 1958/Abbey Road

Sullivan, A: Iolanthe (or, The Peer and the Peri) (1987 - Remaster), Act II

Work length12:53
$5.20
$6.80
  • Owen Brannigan (bass), Monica Sinclair (alto), Marjorie Thomas (alto), George Baker (bass-baritone), Elsie Morison (soprano), April Cantelo (soprano), Alexander Young (tenor), John Cameron (baritone), Heather Harper (soprano), Ian Wallace (bass-baritone)
  • Peter Gellhorn, Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1958-10-24
  • Recording Venue: 18 April (Overture) and 21-24 Oct 1958, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

When all night long a chap remains (Sentry Song) (Private Willis)

Track length4:18
$1.30
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When Britain really ruled the waves (Mountararat, Fairies, Peers)

Track length3:02
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When you're lying awake with a dismal headache (Nightmare Song) (Lord Chancellor)

Track length3:00
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If you go in, you're sure to win (Tolloller, Mountararat, Lord Chancellor)

Track length2:33
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Sullivan, A: Ruddigore (or, The Witch's Curse) (1987 - Remaster), Act I: In sailing o'er life's ocean wide (Rose, Richard, Robin)

Work length1:50
$1.30
$1.70
  • Pamela Bowden (alto), Monica Sinclair (alto), Owen Brannigan (bass), Richard Lewis (tenor), Joseph Rouleau (bass), Elizabeth Harwood (soprano), Elsie Morison (soprano), George Baker (bass-baritone), Harold Blackburn (bass)
  • Peter Gellhorn, Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1962-12-14
  • Recording Venue: 3 November 1960 (Overture) and 11-14 December 1962, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Sullivan, A: Ruddigore (or, The Witch's Curse) (1987 - Remaster), Act II

Work length4:18
$2.60
$3.40
  • Owen Brannigan (bass), Pamela Bowden (alto), Richard Lewis (tenor), Monica Sinclair (alto), Joseph Rouleau (bass), George Baker (bass-baritone), Elsie Morison (soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (soprano), Harold Blackburn (bass)
  • Peter Gellhorn, Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1962-12-14
  • Recording Venue: 3 November 1960 (Overture) and 11-14 December 1962, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

When the night wind howls (Roderic, Ancestors)

Track length2:22
$1.30
$1.70

My eyes are fully open (Robin, Margaret, Sir Despard)

Track length1:56
$1.30
$1.70

Sullivan, A: The Gondoliers (or, The King of Barataria) (1987 - Remaster), Act I

Work length5:00
$2.60
$3.40
  • Richard Lewis (tenor), Stella Hitchens (soprano), Geraint Evans (tenor), Geraint Evans (bass-baritone), Owen Brannigan (bass), Monica Sinclair (alto), Edna Graham (soprano), Alexander Young (tenor), Elsie Morison (soprano), Lavinia Renton (soprano), John Cameron (baritone), James Milligan (Bass-Bariton) (bass), Helen Watts (alto), Marjorie Thomas (alto)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Peter Gellhorn, Glyndebourne Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1957-03-15
  • Recording Venue: 11-15 March 1957, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

From the sunny Spanish shore (Duke, Duchess, Casilda, Luiz)

Track length1:37
$1.30
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When a merry maiden marries (Tessa, Chorus)

Track length3:23
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Sullivan, A: The Gondoliers (or, The King of Barataria), Act II: Take a pair of sparkling eyes (Marco)

Work length3:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Richard Lewis (tenor), Owen Brannigan (bass), Peter Gellhorn (director), Geraint Evans (tenor), Stella Hitchens (soprano), Monica Sinclair (contralto), Marjorie Thomas (contralto), Elsie Morison (soprano), Edna Graham (soprano), Helen Watts (contralto), James Milligan (bass-baritone), Lavinia Renton (soprano), John Cameron (baritone), Alexander Young (tenor)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1957-03-15
  • Recording Venue: 11-15 March 1957, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Sullivan, A: The Gondoliers (or, The King of Barataria) (1987 - Remaster), Act II

Work length6:11
$2.60
$3.40
  • Owen Brannigan (bass), Richard Lewis (tenor), Stella Hitchens (soprano), Geraint Evans (tenor), Monica Sinclair (alto), Marjorie Thomas (alto), Geraint Evans (bass-baritone), Elsie Morison (soprano), Edna Graham (soprano), Alexander Young (tenor), James Milligan (Bass-Bariton) (bass), Helen Watts (alto), John Cameron (bass-baritone), Lavinia Renton (soprano)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Peter Gellhorn, Glyndebourne Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1957-03-15
  • Recording Venue: 11-15 March 1957, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Dance a cachucha, fandango, bolero (Chorus)

Track length2:15
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I am a courtier grave and serious (Casilda, Duchess, Marco, Giuseppe, Duke)

Track length3:56
$1.30
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Sullivan, A: The Yeomen of the Guard (or, The Merryman and his Maid) (1987 - Remaster), Act I

Work length5:32
$2.60
$3.40
  • Richard Lewis (tenor), Geraint Evans (bass-baritone), Geraint Evans (tenor), Owen Brannigan (bass), Marjorie Thomas (alto), Elsie Morison (soprano), Doreen Hume (soprano), Alexander Young (tenor), Denis Dowling (baritone), John Carol Case (baritone), John Cameron (baritone), Monica Sinclair (alto)
  • Pro Arte Orchestra, Peter Gellhorn, Glyndebourne Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1957-12-14
  • Recording Venue: 10-14 December 1957, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I have a song to sing, O! (Elsie, Point, Crowd)

Track length3:40
$1.30
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Were I thy bride (Phoebe)

Track length1:52
$1.30
$1.70

Sullivan, A: The Yeomen of the Guard (or, The Merryman and his Maid) (1987 - Remaster), Act II: Comes the pretty young bride (All)

Work length10:15
Album only
Album only
  • Owen Brannigan (bass), Monica Sinclair (alto), John Carol Case (bass-baritone), Marjorie Thomas (alto), Geraint Evans (tenor), Richard Lewis (tenor), Geraint Evans (bass-baritone), Doreen Hume (soprano), Denis Dowling (bass-baritone), Alexander Young (tenor), Elsie Morison (soprano), John Cameron (bass-baritone)
  • Peter Gellhorn, Pro Arte Orchestra, Glyndebourne Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 1957-12-14
  • Recording Venue: 10-14 December 1957, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London