The Complete Gilbert & Sullivan: Librettos from All Fourteen Operettas
Complete with illustrations by W.S. Gilbert and a preface by the late music critic Deems Taylor, The Complete Gilbert & Sullivan captures and celebrates the whimsy, the brilliance and the timelessness of some of the best musical theater ever written. Arthur Sullivan and William Gilbert were gifted individuals who combined their talents to bring about one of the greatest creative teams in history - they produced fourteen light operas in all, which continue to delight audiences the world over.
The Pirates Of Penzance
"I am the very model of a modern Major-General,
I've information vegetable, animal & mineral,
I know the kings of England, and I quote the fights historical,
From Marathon to Waterloo, in order categorical;"
"Three little maids from school are we,
Pert as a school-girl well can be,
Filled to the brim with girlish glee,
Three little maids from school!"
"Never mind the why and wherefore,
Love can level ranks, and therefore
I admit the jurisdiction;
Ably you have played your part;
You have carried firm conviction
To my hesitating heart."
And 11 others....
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Preface by Deems Taylor
Trial by Jury
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The Complete Annotated Gilbert & Sullivan: 20th Anniversary Edition
Limited preview - 2016