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The gondoliers, or, The king of Barataria

Author: Arthur SullivanW S GilbertJill PertRichard SuartElizabeth WoollettAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Sony Classical, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Operas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Sullivan; W S Gilbert; Jill Pert; Richard Suart; Elizabeth Woollett; John Pryce-Jones; D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
OCLC Number: 29531637
Notes: Sony Classical: S2K 58895.
Opera in 2 acts ; sung in English.
"This recording is based on a new production by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company which opened March 7, 1991, at the Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham"--Container.
Compact discs.
Program notes and synopsis in container.
Performer(s): Jill Pert ; Richard Suart ; Elizabeth Woollett ; additional soloists ; Chorus and Orchestra of the D'Oyly Carte Opera ; John Pryce-Jones, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, June 23-27, 1991.
Description: 2 sound discs (96 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Disc 1. Overture (5:37) --
List and learn (3:13) --
Good morrow, pretty maids (1:17) --
For the merriest fellows are we (2:01) --
Buon giorno, signorine (2:19) --
We're called gondolieri (2:04) --
And now to choose our brides (1:45) --
My papa, he keeps three horses (1:14) --
Thank you, gallant gondolieri (2:22) --
From the sunny Spanish shore (1:47) --
In the enterprise of martial kind (1:38) --
O rapture, when alone together (2:07) --
There was a time, a time forever gone (3:39) --
I stole the prince, and I brought him here (2:16) --
But bless my heart (1:01) --
Try we life long (2:08) --
Bridegroom and bride (0:55) --
When a merry maiden marries (3:23) --
Kind sir, you cannot have the heart (3:36) --
Then one of us will be a queen (3:32) --
For ev'ry one who feels inclined (3:23) --
Now, Marco dear, my wishes hear (3:32) --
Then away they go to an island fair (2:29) --
Disc 2. Oh happiness the very pith in Barataria (2:07) --
Rising early in the morning (3:25) --
Take a pair of sparkling eyes (3:18) --
Here we are, at the risk of our lives (1:27) --
Dance a cachucha (1:50) --
There lived a king (3:25) --
In a contemplative fashion (2:24) --
With ducal pomp and ducal pride (1:50) --
On the day when I was wedded (2:46) --
To help unhappy commoners (3:46) --
I am a courtier grave and serious (4:01) --
Here is a case unprecedented (2:29) --
Now let the loyal lieges gather round (2:48) --
This statement we receive (1:33) --
Once more gondolieri (1:32).
Other Titles: Gondoliers
King of Barataria
Responsibility: Gilbert [libretto] & Sullivan [music].

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