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 Offer The Best of Gilbert & Sullivan

Excerpts from 1948-1954

The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company

2 CDs

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Contents: MP3320

Sullivan, A: HMS Pinafore

24:22
$8.40
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Darrell Fancourt (bass-baritone), Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Joan Gillingham (mezzo-soprano), Leslie Rands (baritone), Muriel Harding (soprano), Ella Halman (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1948
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Overture

4:13
$1.05

Act I: We sail the ocean blue (Chorus)

2:22
$1.05

Act I: Hail, Men-O'-Wars men - I'm called Little Buttercup (Buttercup)

1:51
$1.05
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Act I: My gallant crew, good morning - I am the captain of the Pinafore (Captain, Chorus)

2:17
$1.05

Act I: When I was a lad (Sir Joseph, Chorus)

2:57
$1.05

Act II: Never mind the why and wherefore (Josephine, Captain, Sir Joseph)

2:36
$1.05

Act II: Pretty daughter of mine - He is a Englishman (Captain, Ralph, Josephine, Boatswain, Deadeye, Hebe, Sir Joseph, Chorus)

5:19
$1.05

Act II: Oh joy, oh rapture unforeseen (Josephine, Hebe, Ralph, Deadeye, Captain, Buttercup, Sir Joseph, Chorus)

2:47
$1.05
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 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Patience

15:25
$6.30
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Darrell Fancourt (bass-baritone), Martyn Green (baritone), Margaret Mitchell (soprano), Ella Halman (mezzo-soprano), Alan Styler (bass), Ann Drummond-Grant (contralto), Yvonne Dean (soprano), Peter Pratt (baritone), Neville Griffiths (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1951
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: I cannot tell what this love may be (Patience, Maidens)

2:22
$1.05

Act I: When I first put this uniform on (Colonel, Dragoons)

1:23
$1.05

Act I: Am I alone? If you're anxious for to shine (Bunthorne)

4:26
$1.05

Act II: A magnet hung in a hardware shop (Grosvenor, Maidens)

2:27
$1.05

Act II: So go to him and say to him (Bunthorne, Jane)

1:59
$1.05

Act II: If Saphir I choose to marry (Duke, Major, Colonel, Angela, Saphir)

2:48
$1.05

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: The Sorcerer

2:12
$1.05
  • New Symphony Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Peter Pratt (baritone)
  • Recorded: 8, 16, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 July 1953
  • Recording Venue: London

The Sorcerer, Act I: My name is John Wellington Wells (Mr Wells)

2:12
$1.05

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Ruddigore

11:25
$4.20
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Darrell Fancourt (bass-baritone), Martyn Green (baritone), Richard Watson (bass), Margaret Mitchell (soprano), Ella Halman (mezzo-soprano), Ann Drummond-Grant (contralto)
  • Recorded: 21 July, 24 August 1950
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: I know a youth who loves a little maid (Robin, Rose)

3:38
$1.05

Act I: When the buds are blossoming (Rose, Hannah, Ensemble, Chorus)

3:33
$1.05

Act II: When the night wind howls (Sir Roderic, Ghosts)

2:35
$1.05

Act II: My eyes are fully open (Sir Ruthven, Despard, Margaret)

1:39
$1.05

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Princess Ida

2:22
$1.05
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Symphony Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Peter Pratt (baritone)
  • Recorded: late 1954
  • Recording Venue: London

Princess Ida, Act I: If you give me your attention (King Gama, Chorus)

2:22
$1.05

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: The Gondoliers

15:15
$7.35
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Leonard Osborn (tenor), Margaret Mitchell (soprano), Muriel Harding (soprano), Alan Styler (bass), Yvonne Dean (soprano)
  • Recorded: 11 March 1950
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: We're called gondolieri (Marco, Giuseppe)

2:11
$1.05

Act I: When a merry maiden marries (Tessa, Chorus)

2:51
$1.05

Act I: Now Marco dear my wishes hear (Gianetta, Tessa, Marco, Giuseppe)

2:02
$1.05
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Act II: Take a pair of sparkling eyes (Marco)

3:10
$1.05

Act II: Dance a Cachucha (Chorus)

1:47
$1.05

Act II: In a contemplative fashion (Tessa, Gianetta, Marco, Giuseppe)

2:01
$1.05

Act II: Here is a case unprecedented! (Casilda, Gianetta, Tesca, Marco, Giuseppe)

1:13
$1.05
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 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Iolanthe

26:12
$7.35
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Eric Thornton (baritone), Fisher Morgan (bass-baritone)
  • Recorded: 1951
  • Recording Venue: London

Overture

7:21
$2.10

Act I: Loudly let the trumpet bray! (Chorus)

5:49
$1.05

Act II: When all night long (Private Willis)

3:59
$1.05

Act II: When Britain really ruled the waves (Mountararat, Chorus)

3:01
$1.05

Act II: Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest - When you're lying awake (Lord Chancellor)

3:38
$1.05

Act II: If you go in (Mountararat, Tolloller, Lord Chancellor)

2:24
$1.05

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Trial by Jury

2:59
$1.05
  • New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Richard Watson (bass)
  • Recorded: 19, 21 July 1949
  • Recording Venue: London

Trial by Jury: When I, good friends (Judge)

2:59
$1.05

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: The Pirates of Penzance

19:21
$6.30
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Richard Watson (bass), Joan Gillingham (mezzo-soprano), Muriel Harding (soprano), Donald Harris (bass)
  • Recorded: 29 July and 24 August 1949
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: Oh, is there not one maiden breast (Frederic, Mabel, Ladies)

4:11
$1.05

Act I: I am the very model of a modern Major-General (Major-General, Chorus)

2:50
$1.05

Act II: When foreman bares his steel (Sergeant, Police, Mabel, Edith)

4:12
$1.05

Act II: Ah! Leave me not to pine (Mabel, Frederic)

3:10
$1.05

Act II: When a felon's not engaged (Sergeant, Police)

2:14
$1.05

Act II: With cat-like tread (Pirates, Police, Samuel)

2:44
$1.05

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: The Yeomen of the Guard

10:09
$3.15
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Muriel Harding (soprano), Ann Drummond-Grant (contralto)
  • Recorded: 18 July 1950
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: I have a song to sing, O (Point, Elsie, Chorus)

3:36
$1.05

Act II: Oh! A private buffoon is a lighthearted loon (Point)

2:51
$1.05

Act II: When a wooer goes a-wooing (Point, Fairfax, Elsie, Phoebe)

3:42
$1.05

Sullivan, A: The Mikado (excerpts)

20:36
$8.40
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Darrell Fancourt (bass-baritone), Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Richard Watson (bass), Margaret Mitchell (soprano), Joan Gillingham (mezzo-soprano), Joyce Wright (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1950
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: A Wand'ring Minstrel I (Nanki-Poo, Chorus)

4:35
$1.05

Act I: Behold the Lord High Executioner - Taken from a county jail (Ko-Ko, Chorus)

2:13
$1.05

Act I: As some day it may happen (Ko-Ko, Chorus)

2:07
$1.05
Show 5 remaining tracks for Sullivan, A: The Mikado (excerpts)

Act I: Three little maids from school (Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing)

1:34
$1.05

Act II: A more humane Mikado - My object all sublime (Mikado, Chorus)

4:12
$1.05

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

1:29
$1.05

Act II: On a tree by a river (Ko-Ko)

2:32
$1.05

Act II: Finale: For he's gone and married Yum-Yum (All)

1:54
$1.05
Hide 5 tracks for Sullivan, A: The Mikado (excerpts)

Contents: FLAC44100

Sullivan, A: HMS Pinafore

24:22
$10.00
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Darrell Fancourt (bass-baritone), Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Joan Gillingham (mezzo-soprano), Leslie Rands (baritone), Muriel Harding (soprano), Ella Halman (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1948
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Overture

4:13
$1.25

Act I: We sail the ocean blue (Chorus)

2:22
$1.25

Act I: Hail, Men-O'-Wars men - I'm called Little Buttercup (Buttercup)

1:51
$1.25
Show 5 remaining tracks for Sullivan, A: HMS Pinafore

Act I: My gallant crew, good morning - I am the captain of the Pinafore (Captain, Chorus)

2:17
$1.25

Act I: When I was a lad (Sir Joseph, Chorus)

2:57
$1.25

Act II: Never mind the why and wherefore (Josephine, Captain, Sir Joseph)

2:36
$1.25

Act II: Pretty daughter of mine - He is a Englishman (Captain, Ralph, Josephine, Boatswain, Deadeye, Hebe, Sir Joseph, Chorus)

5:19
$1.25

Act II: Oh joy, oh rapture unforeseen (Josephine, Hebe, Ralph, Deadeye, Captain, Buttercup, Sir Joseph, Chorus)

2:47
$1.25
Hide 5 tracks for Sullivan, A: HMS Pinafore

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Patience

15:25
$7.50
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Darrell Fancourt (bass-baritone), Martyn Green (baritone), Margaret Mitchell (soprano), Ella Halman (mezzo-soprano), Alan Styler (bass), Ann Drummond-Grant (contralto), Yvonne Dean (soprano), Peter Pratt (baritone), Neville Griffiths (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1951
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: I cannot tell what this love may be (Patience, Maidens)

2:22
$1.25

Act I: When I first put this uniform on (Colonel, Dragoons)

1:23
$1.25

Act I: Am I alone? If you're anxious for to shine (Bunthorne)

4:26
$1.25

Act II: A magnet hung in a hardware shop (Grosvenor, Maidens)

2:27
$1.25

Act II: So go to him and say to him (Bunthorne, Jane)

1:59
$1.25

Act II: If Saphir I choose to marry (Duke, Major, Colonel, Angela, Saphir)

2:48
$1.25

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: The Sorcerer

2:12
$1.25
  • New Symphony Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Peter Pratt (baritone)
  • Recorded: 8, 16, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 July 1953
  • Recording Venue: London

The Sorcerer, Act I: My name is John Wellington Wells (Mr Wells)

2:12
$1.25

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Ruddigore

11:25
$5.00
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Darrell Fancourt (bass-baritone), Martyn Green (baritone), Richard Watson (bass), Margaret Mitchell (soprano), Ella Halman (mezzo-soprano), Ann Drummond-Grant (contralto)
  • Recorded: 21 July, 24 August 1950
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: I know a youth who loves a little maid (Robin, Rose)

3:38
$1.25

Act I: When the buds are blossoming (Rose, Hannah, Ensemble, Chorus)

3:33
$1.25

Act II: When the night wind howls (Sir Roderic, Ghosts)

2:35
$1.25

Act II: My eyes are fully open (Sir Ruthven, Despard, Margaret)

1:39
$1.25

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Princess Ida

2:22
$1.25
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Symphony Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Peter Pratt (baritone)
  • Recorded: late 1954
  • Recording Venue: London

Princess Ida, Act I: If you give me your attention (King Gama, Chorus)

2:22
$1.25

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: The Gondoliers

15:15
$8.75
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Leonard Osborn (tenor), Margaret Mitchell (soprano), Muriel Harding (soprano), Alan Styler (bass), Yvonne Dean (soprano)
  • Recorded: 11 March 1950
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: We're called gondolieri (Marco, Giuseppe)

2:11
$1.25

Act I: When a merry maiden marries (Tessa, Chorus)

2:51
$1.25

Act I: Now Marco dear my wishes hear (Gianetta, Tessa, Marco, Giuseppe)

2:02
$1.25
Show 4 remaining tracks for Sullivan, A: The Gondoliers

Act II: Take a pair of sparkling eyes (Marco)

3:10
$1.25

Act II: Dance a Cachucha (Chorus)

1:47
$1.25

Act II: In a contemplative fashion (Tessa, Gianetta, Marco, Giuseppe)

2:01
$1.25

Act II: Here is a case unprecedented! (Casilda, Gianetta, Tesca, Marco, Giuseppe)

1:13
$1.25
Hide 4 tracks for Sullivan, A: The Gondoliers

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Iolanthe

26:12
$8.75
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Eric Thornton (baritone), Fisher Morgan (bass-baritone)
  • Recorded: 1951
  • Recording Venue: London

Overture

7:21
$2.50

Act I: Loudly let the trumpet bray! (Chorus)

5:49
$1.25

Act II: When all night long (Private Willis)

3:59
$1.25

Act II: When Britain really ruled the waves (Mountararat, Chorus)

3:01
$1.25

Act II: Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest - When you're lying awake (Lord Chancellor)

3:38
$1.25

Act II: If you go in (Mountararat, Tolloller, Lord Chancellor)

2:24
$1.25

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: Trial by Jury

2:59
$1.25
  • New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Richard Watson (bass)
  • Recorded: 19, 21 July 1949
  • Recording Venue: London

Trial by Jury: When I, good friends (Judge)

2:59
$1.25

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: The Pirates of Penzance

19:21
$7.50
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Richard Watson (bass), Joan Gillingham (mezzo-soprano), Muriel Harding (soprano), Donald Harris (bass)
  • Recorded: 29 July and 24 August 1949
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: Oh, is there not one maiden breast (Frederic, Mabel, Ladies)

4:11
$1.25

Act I: I am the very model of a modern Major-General (Major-General, Chorus)

2:50
$1.25

Act II: When foreman bares his steel (Sergeant, Police, Mabel, Edith)

4:12
$1.25

Act II: Ah! Leave me not to pine (Mabel, Frederic)

3:10
$1.25

Act II: When a felon's not engaged (Sergeant, Police)

2:14
$1.25

Act II: With cat-like tread (Pirates, Police, Samuel)

2:44
$1.25

 Excerpt  Sullivan, A: The Yeomen of the Guard

10:09
$3.75
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Muriel Harding (soprano), Ann Drummond-Grant (contralto)
  • Recorded: 18 July 1950
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: I have a song to sing, O (Point, Elsie, Chorus)

3:36
$1.25

Act II: Oh! A private buffoon is a lighthearted loon (Point)

2:51
$1.25

Act II: When a wooer goes a-wooing (Point, Fairfax, Elsie, Phoebe)

3:42
$1.25

Sullivan, A: The Mikado (excerpts)

20:36
$10.00
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New Promenade Orchestra, D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
  • Isidore Godfrey
  • Darrell Fancourt (bass-baritone), Leonard Osborn (tenor), Martyn Green (baritone), Richard Watson (bass), Margaret Mitchell (soprano), Joan Gillingham (mezzo-soprano), Joyce Wright (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1950
  • Recording Venue: London

Act I: A Wand'ring Minstrel I (Nanki-Poo, Chorus)

4:35
$1.25

Act I: Behold the Lord High Executioner - Taken from a county jail (Ko-Ko, Chorus)

2:13
$1.25

Act I: As some day it may happen (Ko-Ko, Chorus)

2:07
$1.25
Show 5 remaining tracks for Sullivan, A: The Mikado (excerpts)

Act I: Three little maids from school (Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing)

1:34
$1.25

Act II: A more humane Mikado - My object all sublime (Mikado, Chorus)

4:12
$1.25

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

1:29
$1.25

Act II: On a tree by a river (Ko-Ko)

2:32
$1.25

Act II: Finale: For he's gone and married Yum-Yum (All)

1:54
$1.25
Hide 5 tracks for Sullivan, A: The Mikado (excerpts)