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Faris, Alexander

Overview
Works: 174 works in 421 publications in 1 language and 8,305 library holdings
Genres: Television adaptations  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Musical films 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Arranger, Composer, Musician
Classifications: M1500.S84, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Alexander Faris
Jacques Offenbach by Alexander Faris ( Book )
13 editions published between 1967 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, or The slave of duty by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pirate apprentice Frederic becomes a pirate because of his sense of duty and he plans to go to the police and have his teachers arrested
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poet and aesthete Reginald Bunthorne loves village milkmaid Patience who doesn't love poetry or understand love. She finally discovers what it means and decides to marry Reginald's rival
Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado, or The town of Titipu by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ko-Ko, the Lord Executioner, is plagued by a terrible quandary: the emperor has instructed him to produce a head or forfeit his own
Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On the quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore, Captain Corcoran 's ship and his crew await the coming of Sir Joseph Porter, who is going to inspect Corcoran's ship and marry his daughter, Josephine. But Josephine is secretly in love with Ralph Rackstraw, a member of the crew. they attempt to elope but are apprehended. Through a strange twist revealed by Buttercup, the bumboat woman, all ends happily after all"--Container
Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, or The witch's curse by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each Lord of Ruddigore is cursed to commit a crime a day or die. Robin, who is the Lord of Ruddigore living incognito to avoid the family curse, is exposed and forced into a life of crime until logic offers an ingenious solution and reunion with Rose Maybud
Gilbert & Sullivan's The yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phoebe Meryll's father has a plan to save Colonel Fairfax from execution. Fairfax needs to marry before he dies, and Elsie, the sweetheart of Jack Point, the professional jester, agrees to be his temporary bride
Gilbert & Sullivan's The sorcerer by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The villagers of Ploverleigh are celebrating the marriage of Alexis, son of Sir Marmaduke Poindextre, to Aline, daughter of Lady Sangazure who just happens to be Sir Marmaduke's old flame. Alexis is determined that all shall share the purity of his true love. He has arranged for Mr. Wells, "a dealer in magic and spells," to administer his best-selling love potion to everyone in the village, including the vicar Mr. Daly. The result is hilarious confusion
Gilbert & Sullivan's The gondoliers, or The king of Barataria by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Italy, this comic opera is a tale of temporarily thwarted love, disguises, confusion and jealousy
Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe, or The peer and the peri by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iolanthe used to be the life and soul of Fairyland but was banished 25 years ago for marrying a mortal. Now, pardoned by the Fairy Queen she returns as a beautiful teenager, but with a 24-year-old son, Strephon, who is half fairy, half mortal. He is in love with Phyllis, a ward of the rather susceptible Lord Chancellor. For a while, these complications wreck havoc with the proceedings of the House of Lords, giving Gilbert a chance to poke fun at that august institution
Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida, or Castle Adamant by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Operetta in which Hilarion, awaiting the arrival of Princess Ida, who was betrothed to him twenty years earlier at the age of one, learns that she has renounced men and formed a women's university from which males of all species are strictly barred
H.M.S. Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the captain and crew of the H.M.S. Pinafore, and First Sea Lord Sir Joseph Porter, who loves the captain's daughter, Josephine--who loves Ralph the Boatswain. Through a strange twist, Ralph and the captain end up exchanging places, and all ends happily
The mikado by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wandering minstrel, Nanki-Poo, is searching for Yum-Yum, with whom he has fallen in love. But Yum-Yum is betrothed to Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner. Ko-Ko is under pressure from the absent Mikado to perform an execution and persuades the suicidal Nanki-Plo to be his victim. The fact that Nanki-Poo is in fact the heir to the throne of Japan creates an awkward situation when the Mikado arrives in person
The gondoliers by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A duke of Spain arrives in Venice with his family to reclaim the husband of his daughter married by proxy as an infant. But, his daughter loves another
Iolanthe by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iolanthe returns to Fairyland with her 24-year-old son, Strephon, who is half fairy, half mortal. He is in love with Phyllis, a ward of Lord Chancellor. For a while, complications wreck havoc with the proceedings of the House of Lords, giving Gilbert a chance to poke fun at that august institution
Overtures by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1986 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gilbert and Sullivan's HMS Pinafore &, Trial by jury by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trial by jury: The judge in a breach of promise case delivers an unusual verdict after telling the story of his own rise to wealth and success which involved marrying and then deserting the daughter of a rich lawyer. Cox and Box: A London landlord rents the same room to two tenants, one by day and one by night. When the two tenants eventually meet, they discover they are both engaged to the same woman
Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida, or, Castle Adamant by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hilarion, awaiting the arrival of Princess Ida, who was betrothed to him twenty years earlier at the age of one, learns that she has renounced mankind and formed a women's university from which men are strictly barred
The Mikado Overtures to Iolanthe, Patience, the Yeomen of the Guard by Arthur Sullivan ( )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Persian market, [etc.] by Albert W Ketèlbey ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Faris, Alex
Faris, Alexander, 1921-
Languages
English (140)
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