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The Mikado

Author: Arthur Sullivan; W S Gilbert; Ephraim Hammett Jones; Carl Simpson
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, ©2000.
Series: Dover vocal scores.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : English : New ed.View all editions and formats
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"This enduringly popular operetta is a bona fide classic that has delighted audiences since its debut in 1885. An appealing Japanese background adds a graceful charm to the romantic satire, while showcasing Sullivan's winsome melodies and Gilbert's satiric verses. Inexpensive, an exact match with the full score, it is indispensable to soloists, chorus members, and rehearsal pianists."--Publisher's information.
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Genre/Form: Vocal scores with piano
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Sullivan; W S Gilbert; Ephraim Hammett Jones; Carl Simpson
ISBN: 048641163X 9780486411637
OCLC Number: 44170327
Notes: Opera in 2 acts.
Music by Sullivan; libretto by Gilbert.
Edited principally from the holograph full score and 1st ed. published: Leipzig : Bosworth & Co., 1898.
Duration: ca. 90:00.
Synopsis: p. viii-ix.
Description: 1 vocal score (x, 245 pages) ; 27 cm.
Contents: If you want to know who we are --
Wandering minstrel I --
Our great Mikado, virtuous man --
Young man, dispair --
Behold the Lord High Executioner --
I've got a little list --
Comes a train of little ladies --
Three little maids from school --
So please you sir, we much regret --
Were I not to Ko-Ko plighted --
I am so proud --
With aspect stern and gloomy stride --
Braid the raven hair --
Sun, whose rays are all ablaze --
Brightly dawns our wedding day --
Here's a how-de-do! --
Mi-ya Sa-ma --
More humane Mikado --
Criminal cried as he dropped him down --
See how the fates their gifts allot --
Flowers that bloom in the spring --
Alone, and yet alive! --
Willoe, tit-willow --
There is beauty in the bellow of the blast --
For he's gone and married Yum-Yum.
Series Title: Dover vocal scores.
Other Titles: Mikado.
Town of Titipu
Responsibility: W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan ; vocal score ; with a new piano reduction by Ephraim Hammett Jones.
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"This enduringly popular operetta is a bona fide classic that has delighted audiences since its debut in 1885. An appealing Japanese background adds a graceful charm to the romantic satire, while showcasing Sullivan's winsome melodies and Gilbert's satiric verses. Inexpensive, an exact match with the full score, it is indispensable to soloists, chorus members, and rehearsal pianists."--Publisher's information.

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