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Sullivan, Arthur 1842-1900

Overview
Works: 8,610 works in 19,469 publications in 8 languages and 135,432 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Librettos  Vocal scores  Drama  Songs  Dictionaries  Musicals  Television adaptations  Records and correspondence  Biography 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor, Performer, Librettist, Arranger, Dedicatee, Adapter, Musician, con, Honoree, Creator, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Speaker, Contributor, Recipient, Actor, Conceptor, Correspondent
Classifications: M1503.S949, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Arthur Sullivan
 
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The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

271 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ohio Opera's 2008 Festival performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic opera includes all the music as well the complete dialogue
The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

227 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Arthur Sullivan. Lyrics by W.S. Gilbert. Pro Arte Orchestra; Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
The yeomen of the guard by Arthur Sullivan( )

144 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yeoman of the guard Anthony Raffell, Philip Potter, Donald Adams, David Palmer, John Reed, Kenneth Sandford, David Palmer, Thomas Lawlor, Elizabeth Harwood, Ann Hood, Gillian Knight, Margaret Eales Royal PhilharmonicOrchestra Sir Malcolm Sargent, conductor libretto included
Ruddigore, or, The witch's curse by Arthur Sullivan( )

150 editions published between 1881 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of Gilbert & Sullivan by Arthur Sullivan( )

14 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This dummy contains the following: 1. A table of contents. This is at present incomplete. The final book will contain more than one hundred complete songs. 2. An introduction by Deems Taylor. 3. Two of the eleven full-page color pictures that Miss Corcos has painted for the book. 4. Deems Taylor's introductions to H.M.S. Pinafore and to The Pirates of Penzance, together with several songs from each of these operettas. 5. Eighteen of the total of three hundred and fifty pages of music that will appear in the finished book. As the samples indicate, each of the more than one hundred songs will be illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Miss Corcos."--Front right-side end paper
H.M.S. Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

149 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sailor and the captain's daughter decide to elope but a bumboat woman reveals that he is of noble birth which allows a happy outcome
The gondoliers by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

157 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

32 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert & Sullivan's classic musical comedy of mistaken identity. A group of pirates who can't seem to make piracy pay fall in love with the ten daughters of a major general
Trial by jury by Arthur Sullivan( )

133 editions published between 1800 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.M.S. Pinafore : or, The lass that loved a sailor by Arthur Sullivan( )

98 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete annotated Gilbert and Sullivan by W. S Gilbert( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan are a performing arts phenomenon. Wildly popular when first produced, they are if anything even more popular today. The Savoy Operas are available on records and compact discs, on audio and video tapes, on television, film, and radio, as well as through the more traditional medium of stage performances by both amateur and professional companies. Indeed, the works of Gilbert and Sullivan are produced more frequently than the plays of Rodgers and Hammerstein or any other musical partnership. The Complete Annotated Gilbert & Sullivan provides the complete text of all thirteen Gilbert and Sullivan operas still performed today, from Trial by Jury and The Sorcerer to Utopia Unlimited and The Grand Duke, and including all their greatest triumphs--H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, and The Mikado. No other book provides such extensive commentary on the texts of the Savoy Operas. Each work is thoroughly annotated, with the text, including stage directions, given on the right-hand page, and the notes on the left (keyed by line numbers). The annotations provide a wealth of information--everything from the identity of real-life people mentioned in the opera, to clear explanations of obscure words and phrases (such as legal terms) and other literary references, to comments from first-night critics, and much more. In addition, Bradley has written a marvelously informative introduction to the book as well as superb introductions to each piece, describing the genesis of the work, its performance history, and other fascinating tidbits (for instance, Sullivan wrote the music for H.M.S. Pinafore while wracked with pain from a kidney stone, and he wrote the score of The Pirates of Penzance while living at 45 East 20th Street, in New York City). A goldmine of information on the most popular light operas in the repertoire, The Complete Annotated Gilbert & Sullivan will delight the hearts of Savoyards everywhere."--Publisher's description
The complete plays of Gilbert and Sullivan by W. S Gilbert( Book )

44 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete and authentic librettos, all by W.S. Gilbert, of all fourteen operas by the great British partners
The Mikado, or, The town of Titipu by Arthur Sullivan( )

84 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iolanthe by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

146 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iolanthe. John Reed, Donald Adams, Thomas Round, Kenneth Sandford, Alan Styler, Gillian Knight, Yvonne Newman, Jennifer Toye, Pauline Wales, Dawn Bradshaw, Mary Sansam. Chorus of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, The New Symphony Orchestra of London, Isidore Godfrey, conductor. Libretto and notes
Ruddigore by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

94 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Gilbert & Sullivan by Arthur Sullivan( )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1,2) BAKER, George (baritone). (1,2) CAMERON, John (baritone). (1,2) LEWIS, Richard (tenor). (1,2) BRANNIGAN, Owen (bass). (1) MILLIGAN, James (bass-baritone). (1,2) MORISON, Elsie (soprano). (1) THOMAS, Marjorie (contralto). (1) SINCLAIR, Monica (contralto)
Patience by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

98 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patience. Donald Adams, John Cartier, Philip Potter, John Reed, Kenneth Sandford, Mary Sansom, Yvonne Newman, Beti Lloyd-Jones, JenniferToye, Gillian Knight. The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, The New Symphony Orchestra. Isidore Godfrey, conductor. Libretto and notes
Iolanthe, or, The peer and the peri by Arthur Sullivan( )

73 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"25 years previous to the action of the opera, Iolanthe, a fairy, had committed the capital crime of marrying a mortal. The Queen of the Fairies had commuted the death sentence to banishment for life--on condition that Iolanthe must leave her husband without explanation and never see him again. Her son, Strephon has grown up as a shepherd, half fairy, half mortal...the entire House of Lords is enamored of Phyllis [as is Strephon. The opera focuses on the drama of the privledge to marry Phyllis...]"--Argument
The pirates of Penzance, or, The slave of duty by Arthur Sullivan( )

43 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gondoliers, or, The king of Barataria by Arthur Sullivan( )

66 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The complete annotated Gilbert and Sullivan
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Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Sullivan anglický operetní hudební skladatel

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Arthur Sullivan englischer Komponist, Musikwissenschaftler, Organist und Dirigent

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Arthur Sullivan prolific English composer of Gilbert & Sullivan fame

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Άρθουρ Σάλιβαν

Артур Саливан

Артур Салливан Английский композитор второй половины XIX века

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Салливан, Артур Сеймур

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آرتور سالیوان آهنگساز بریتانیایی

آرثر سوليفان

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Trial by juryH.M.S. Pinafore : or, The lass that loved a sailorThe complete annotated Gilbert and SullivanThe complete plays of Gilbert and SullivanThe Mikado, or, The town of TitipuIolanthe, or, The peer and the periThe pirates of Penzance, or, The slave of duty