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The complete plays of Gilbert and Sullivan

Author: Arthur Sullivan; W S Gilbert
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1997, ©1976.
Series: Norton library.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Gilbert's verses for Arthur Sullivan's music are the most fastidiously turned and inventively rhymed in all lyric comedy. From "Trial by Jury" to "The Pirates of Penzance", here are the librettos on which modern performances and recordings are based. Includes biographical sketches of Gilbert and Sullivan and the amusing pictures drawn by Gilbert to illustrate the music.
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Genre/Form: Librettos
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Sullivan; W S Gilbert
ISBN: 0393316882 9780393316889
OCLC Number: 37704085
Notes: Reprint of the 1941 ed. published by Garden City Pub. Co., Garden City, N.Y.
Description: vii, 615 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Thespis --
Trial by jury --
The sorcerer --
H.M.S. Pinafore --
The pirates of Penzance --
Patience --
Iolanthe --
Princess Ida --
The Mikado --
Ruddigore --
The yeomen of the guard --
The gondoliers --
Utopia, limited --
The grand duke.
Series Title: Norton library.
Other Titles: Operas.
Responsibility: illustrated by W.S. Gilbert.

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