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Disc 1

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

  H.M.S. Pinafore (excerpts)
1.   Overture 00:04:14
2.   Act I: We sail the ocean blue (Chorus) 00:02:22
3.   Act I: Hail, Men - O' - Wars men - I'm called Little Buttercup (Buttercup) 00:01:51
4.   Act I: My gallant crew, good morning - I am the captain of the Pinafore (Captain, Chorus) 00:02:18
5.   Act I: When I was a lad (Sir Joseph, Chorus) 00:02:58
6.   Act II: Never mind the why and wherefore (Josephine, Captain, Sir Joseph) 00:02:37
7.   Act II: Pretty daughter of mine - He is a Englishman (Captain, Ralph, Josephine, Boatswain, Deadeye, Hebe, Sir Joseph, Chorus) 00:05:20
8.   Act II: Oh joy, oh rapture unforeseen (Josephine, Hebe, Ralph, Deadeye, Captain, Buttercup, Sir Joseph, Chorus) 00:02:47
  Patience (excerpts)
9.   Act I: I cannot tell what this love may be (Patience, Maidens) 00:02:23
10.   Act I: When I first put this uniform on (Colonel, Dragoons) 00:01:24
11.   Act I: Am I alone If you're anxious for to shine (Bunthorne) 00:04:26
12.   Act II: A magnet hung in a hardware shop (Grosvenor, Maidens) 00:02:28
13.   Act II: So go to him and say to him (Bunthorne, Jane) 00:02:00
14.   Act II: If Saphir I choose to marry (Duke, Major, Colonel, Angela, Saphir) 00:02:48
  The Sorcerer, Act I: My name is John Wellington Wells (Mr Wells)
15.   The Sorcerer, Act I: My name is John Wellington Wells (Mr Wells) 00:02:13
  Ruddigore (excerpts)
16.   Act I: I know a youth who loves a little maid (Robin, Rose) 00:03:39
17.   Act I: When the buds are blossoming (Rose, Hannah, Ensemble, Chorus) 00:03:34
18.   Act II: When the night wind howls (Sir Roderic, Ghosts) 00:02:35
19.   Act II: My eyes are fully open (Sir Ruthven, Despard, Margaret) 00:01:40
  Princess Ida, Act I: If you give me your attention (King Gama, Chorus)
20.   Princess Ida, Act I: If you give me your attention (King Gama, Chorus) 00:02:23
  The Gondoliers (excerpts)
21.   Act I: We're called gondolieri (Marco, Giuseppe) 00:02:12
22.   Act I: When a merry maiden marries (Tessa, Chorus) 00:02:52
23.   Act I: Now Marco dear my wishes hear (Gianetta, Tessa, Marco, Giuseppe) 00:03:11
24.   Act II: Take a pair of sparkling eyes (Marco) 00:03:11
25.   Act II: Dance a Cachucha (Chorus) 00:01:48
26.   Act II: In a contemplative fashion (Tessa, Gianetta, Marco, Giuseppe) 00:02:02
27.   Act II: Here is a case unprecedented! (Casilda, Gianetta, Tesca, Marco, Giuseppe) 00:01:14

Disc 2

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

  Iolanthe (excerpts)
1.   Overture 00:07:18
2.   Act I: Loudly let the trumpet bray! (Chorus) 00:05:45
3.   Act II: When all night long (Private Willis) 00:03:56
4.   Act II: When Britain really ruled the waves (Mountararat, Chorus) 00:02:58
5.   Act II: Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest - When you're lying awake (Lord Chancellor) 00:03:39
6.   Act II: If you go in (Mountararat, Tolloller, Lord Chancellor) 00:02:21
  Trial by Jury: When I, good friends (Judge)
7.   Trial by Jury: When I, good friends (Judge) 00:02:56
  The Pirates of Penzance (excerpts)
8.   Act I: Oh, is there not one maiden breast (Frederic, Mabel, Ladies) 00:04:08
9.   Act I: I am the very model of a modern Major - General (Major - General, Chorus) 00:02:46
10.   Act II: When foreman bares his steel (Sergeant, Police, Mabel, Edith) 00:04:08
11.   Act II: Ah! Leave me not to pine (Mabel, Frederic) 00:03:08
12.   Act II: When a felon's not engaged (Sergeant, Police) 00:02:11
13.   Act II: With cat - like tread (Pirates, Police, Samuel) 00:02:41
  The Yeomen of the Guard (excerpts)
14.   Act I: I have a song to sing, O (Point, Elsie, Chorus) 00:03:33
15.   Act II: Oh! A private buffoon is a lighthearted loon (Point) 00:02:48
16.   Act II: When a wooer goes a - wooing (Point, Fairfax, Elsie, Phoebe) 00:03:38
  The Mikado (excerpts)
17.   Act I: A Wand'ring Minstrel I (Nanki - Poo, Chorus) 00:04:32
18.   Act I: Behold the Lord High Executioner - Taken from a county jail (Ko - Ko, Chorus) 00:02:14
19.   Act I: As some day it may happen (Ko - Ko, Chorus) 00:02:03
20.   Act I: Three little maids from school (Yum - Yum, Peep - Bo, Pitti - Sing) 00:01:30
21.   Act II: A more humane Mikado - My object all sublime (Mikado, Chorus) 00:04:09
22.   Act II: The flowers that bloom in the spring (Yum - Yum, Pitti - Sing, Nanki - Poo, Pooh - Bah, Ko - Ko) 00:01:24
23.   Act II: On a tree by a river (Ko - Ko) 00:02:29
24.   Act II: Finale: For he's gone and married Yum - Yum (All) 00:01:55

Total Playing Time: 02:30:40

Sullivan, Arthur

Gilbert, W.S.

Godfrey, Isidore

D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra; New Promenade Orchestra; New Symphony Orchestra

D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus

Dean, Yvonne; Drummond-Grant, Ann; Fancourt, Darrell; Gillingham, Joan; Green, Martyn; Griffiths, Neville; Halman, Ella; Harding, Muriel; Harris, Donald; Mitchell, Margaret; Morgan, Fisher; Osborn, Leonard; Pratt, Peter; Rands, Leslie; Styler, Alan; Thornton, Eric; Watson, Richard; Wright, Joyce

Label: Naxos Historical

Genre: Operetta

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.111311-12

Barcode: 747313331123

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Not available in the United States due to possible copyright restrictions

Physical Release: 06/2007

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