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 Offer,Sullivan, A: The Gondoliers

John Reed (Duke of Plaza-Toro), Geoffrey Shovelton (Luiz), Kenneth Sandford (Don Alhambra), Meston Reid (Marco), Michael Rayner (Giuseppe), James Conroy-Ward (Antonio), Barry Clark (Francesco), Michael Buchan (Giorgio), Lyndsie Holland (Duchess of Plaza-Toro), Julia Goss (Casilda), Barbara Lilley...

the appealing gondoliers of Meston Reid and Michael Rayner, John Reed’s typically reliable Duke and Kenneth Sandford’s pillar of strength Don Alhambra

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Contents

Sullivan, A: Overture

5:32
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash

Sullivan, A: 1. List and Learn

3:00
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Glynis Prendergast (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 2. Good Morrow, Pretty Maids

1:17
  • The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Barry Clark (tenor), Michael Buchan (baritone), Anne Egglestone (soprano), Glynis Prendergast (soprano), James Conroy-Ward (bass), Caroline Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 3. For the Merriest Fellows Are We

1:38
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • James Conroy-Ward (bass)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 4. See, See at Last They Come to Make Their Choice

0:26
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Glynis Prendergast (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 5. Buon' giorno, signorine!

1:56
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 6. We're Called Gondolieri, but That's a Vagary

2:08
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 7. And now to Choose Our Brides!

0:59
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 8. Are You Peeping?

1:45
  • The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor), Glynis Prendergast (soprano), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Caroline Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 9. Thank You Gallant Gondolieri

2:29
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Barbara Lilley (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London
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Sullivan, A: 10. From the Sunny Spanish Shore

7:14
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Geoffrey Shovelton (tenor), Lyndsie Holland (contralto), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 11. In Enterprise of Martial Kind

1:32
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Geoffrey Shovelton (tenor), Lyndsie Holland (contralto), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 12. O Rapture, When Alone Together

4:12
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Geoffrey Shovelton (tenor), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 13. There Was a Time, a Time for Ever Gone

4:54
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Geoffrey Shovelton (tenor), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 14. I Stole the Prince

3:54
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Kenneth Sandford (baritone), Lyndsie Holland (contralto), Geoffrey Shovelton (tenor), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 15. But, Bless My Heart, Consider My Position!

0:52
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Kenneth Sandford (baritone), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 16. Try We Life-Long, We Can Never Straighten Out Life’s Tangled Skein

2:05
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Geoffrey Shovelton (tenor), Lyndsie Holland (contralto), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 17. Bride-Groom and Bride!

0:49
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 18. When a Merry Maiden Marries

8:10
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 19. Kind Sir, You Cannot Have the Heart, Our Lives to Part

3:46
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Barbara Lilley (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 20. Do Not Give Way to This Uncalled-for Grief

0:51
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Kenneth Sandford (baritone), Michael Rayner (baritone), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Meston Reid (tenor), Barbara Lilley (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 21. Then One of Us Will Be a Queen

2:23
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Barbara Lilley (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 22. Now Pray, What Is The Cause Of This Remarkable Hilarity

0:32
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 23. Replying, We Sing As One Individual

0:44
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 24. For Ev’ryone Who Feels Inclined ... Sing High, Sing Low

2:23
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 25. Come Let's Away - Our Island Crown Awaits Me

0:47
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Meston Reid (tenor), Michael Rayner (baritone), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 26. Now, Marco Dear, My Wishes Hear

3:21
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor), Barbara Lilley (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 27. Then Away They Go to an Island Fair

2:11
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Barbara Lilley (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 28. Of Happiness the Very Pith

3:56
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 29. Rising Early in the Morning

4:04
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 30. Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes

3:02
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Meston Reid (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 31. Here We Are, at the Risk of Our Lives

1:27
  • The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor), Barbara Lilley (soprano), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Caroline Baker (mezzo-soprano), Glynis Prendergast (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 32. After Sailing To This Island

2:57
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Barbara Lilley (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 33. Dance a Cachucha, Fandango, Bolero

3:57
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 34. There Lived a King, as I've Been Told

7:25
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Kenneth Sandford (baritone), Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 35. In A Contemplative Fashion, And A Tranquil Frame Of Mind

2:02
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Barbara Lilley (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 36. With Ducal Pomp and Ducal Pride

0:58
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Lyndsie Holland (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 37. This Polite Attention Touches Heart Of Duke

2:29
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Lyndsie Holland (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 38. On the Day when I Was Wedded

3:35
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Lyndsie Holland (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 39. To Help Unhappy Commoners, And Add To Their Enjoyment

0:24
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 40. Small Titles and Orders for Mayors and Recorders

5:41
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Lyndsie Holland (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 41. I Am a Courtier Grave and Serious

4:20
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Michael Rayner (baritone), Lyndsie Holland (contralto), Meston Reid (tenor), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 42. Here Is a Case Unprecedented!

1:08
  • The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), Meston Reid (tenor), Barbara Lilley (soprano), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 43. Now Let the Loyal Lieges Gather Round

1:10
  • The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Kenneth Sandford (baritone), Michael Rayner (baritone), Barbara Lilley (soprano), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Lyndsie Holland (contralto), Meston Reid (tenor), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 44. Speak Woman Speak, We're All Attention!

0:19
  • The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Kenneth Sandford (baritone), Michael Rayner (baritone), Geoffrey Shovelton (tenor), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Barbara Lilley (soprano), Beti Lloyd-Jones (contralto), Lyndsie Holland (contralto), Meston Reid (tenor), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 45. The Royal Prince Was By The King Entrusted To My Fond Care

0:48
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Beti Lloyd-Jones (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 46. Luiz! Casilda!

1:41
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • Michael Rayner (baritone), John Reed (baritone), Geoffrey Shovelton (tenor), Meston Reid (tenor), Barbara Lilley (soprano), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Lyndsie Holland (contralto), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London

Sullivan, A: 47. One More, Gondolieri

1:41
  • The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royston Nash
  • John Reed (baritone), Kenneth Sandford (baritone), Michael Rayner (baritone), Geoffrey Shovelton (tenor), Barbara Lilley (soprano), Jane Metcalfe (mezzo-soprano), Lyndsie Holland (contralto), Meston Reid (tenor), Julia Goss (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1977-02-18
  • Recording Venue: Whitfield Street Studios, London
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