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SULLIVAN: Mikado (The) (D'Oyly Carte) (1950)


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SULLIVAN: Mikado (The) (D'Oyly Carte) (1950)

Disc 1

Sullivan, Arthur
Gilbert, W.S., lyricist(s)

  The Mikado
1.   Act I: Overture 00:07:38
2.   Act I: If you want to know who we are (Chorus of Nobles) 00:02:19
3.   Act I: Recitative: Gentlemen, I pray you (Nanki - Poo) 00:00:42
4.   Act I: A Wand'ring Minstrel I (Nanki - Poo, Chorus) 00:04:29
5.   Act I: Our great Mikado, virtuous man (Pish - Tush, Chorus) 00:02:48
6.   Act I: Young Man, Despair (Pooh - Bah. Nanki - Poo, Pish - Tush) 00:02:39
7.   Act I: Recitative: And have I journeyed for a month (Nanki - Poo, Pooh - Bah) 00:00:55
8.   Act I: Behold the Lord High Executioner - Taken from a country jail (Chorus of Nobles, Ko - Ko) 00:02:13
9.   Act I: As some day it may happen (Ko - Ko, Chorus of Men) 00:02:02
10.   Act I: Comes a train of little ladies (Chorus of Girls) 00:02:11
11.   Act I: Three little maids from school (Yum - Yum, Peep - Bo, Pitti - Sing, Chorus of Girls) 00:01:28
12.   Act I: So please you sir, we much regret (Yum - Yum, Peep - Bo, Pitti - Sing, Pooh - Bah) 00:01:52
13.   Act I: Were you not to Ko - Ko plighted (Yum - Yum, Nanki - Poo) 00:02:23
14.   Act I: I am so proud (Pooh - Bah, Ko - Ko, Pish - Tush) 00:02:43
15.   Act I: Finale (Chorus, Pooh - Bah, Pish - Tush, Yum - Yum, Peep - Bo, Pitti - Sing, Ko - Ko, Katisha, Ensemble) 00:12:51

Disc 2

Sullivan, Arthur
Gilbert, W.S., lyricist(s)

  The Mikado
1.   Act II: Braid the raven hair (Pitti - Sing, Chorus of Girls) 00:03:20
2.   Act II: The sun whose rays are all ablaze (Yum - Yum) 00:02:33
3.   Act II: Brightly dawns our wedding day (Yum - Yum, Pitti Sing, Nanki - Poo, Pish - Tush) 00:03:55
4.   Act II: Here's a how - de - do! (Yum - Yum, Nanki - Poo, Ko - Ko) 00:01:10
5.   Act II: Miya Sama, "March of the Mikado's Troops" (Chorus) 00:01:06
6.   Act II: From every kind of man (Mikado, Katisha) 00:01:49
7.   Act II: A more humane Mikado - My object all sublime (Mikado, Chorus) 00:04:08
8.   Act II: The criminal cried, as he dropped him down (Ko - Ko, Pitti - Sing, Pooh - Bah, Chorus) 00:03:16
9.   Act II: See how the fates their gifts allot (Mikado, Pitti - Sing, Katisha, Ko - Ko, Pooh - Bah) 00:02:09
10.   Act II: The flowers that bloom in the spring (Nanki - Poo, Ko - Ko, Yum - Yum, Pitti - Sing, Pooh - Bah) 00:01:23
11.   Act II: Alone and yet alive - Hearts do not break (Katisha) 00:02:17
12.   Act II: On a tree by a river, "Willow titwillow" (Ko - Ko) 00:02:28
13.   Act II: There is beauty in the bellow of the blast (Katisha, Ko - Ko) 00:02:02
14.   Act II: Finale (Entire Company) 00:01:55

Total Playing Time: 01:22:44

Sullivan, Arthur

Gilbert, W.S.

Godfrey, Isidore

New Promenade Orchestra

D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus

Fancourt, Darrell; Gillingham, Joan; Green, Martyn; Hallman, Ella; Mitchell, Margaret; Osborn, Leonard; Styler, Alan; Watson, Richard; Wright, Joyce

Label: Naxos Historical

Genre: Operetta

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.110176-77

Barcode: 0636943117620

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Not available in the United States due to possible copyright restrictions

Physical Release: 07/2001

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