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A most ingenius paradox : the art of Gilbert and Sullivan

Author: Gayden Wren
Publisher: New York, NY [etc.] Oxford University Press cop. 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Provides an examination of fourteen operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. This volume is intended for any devotee of these works, or for those who loves musical theater.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gayden Wren
ISBN: 9780195301724 0195301722
OCLC Number: 993453851
Notes: Met bibliografie, noten, index.
Description: X, 396 p. ill. (zw.-wit), muz. 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Gilbert before Sullivan ; 2. Sullivan before Gilbert ; 3. Thespis ; 4. Trial by Jury ; 5. The Sorcerer ; 6. H.M.S. Pinafore ; 7. The Pirates of Penzance ; 8. Patience ; 9. Iolanthe ; 10. Princess Ida ; 11. The Mikado ; 12. Ruddigore ; 13. The Yeomen of the Guard ; 14. The Gondoliers ; 15. Utopia, Limited ; 16. The Grand Duke ; 17. Gilbert after Sullivan, Sullivan after Gilbert ; 18. Legacy ; Appendix A: The Story of the Savoy Operas ; Appendix B: Revisions to Ruddigore ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Gayden Wren.

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"Gayden Wren's book is a worthwhile and long overdue attempt to get to the heart of the Savoy operas. It is thoughtful on many aspects of both words and music."Music and Letters "A fascinating study Read more...

 
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