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Gilbert & Sullivan's The pirates of Penzance [sound recording] : Broadway cast.

Title
Gilbert & Sullivan's The pirates of Penzance [sound recording] : Broadway cast.
Author
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900.
Publication
Los Angeles, Calif. : Elektra, p1981.

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Description
2 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.; 12 in.
Uniform Title
Pirates of Penzance; arranged.
Alternative Title
  • Pirates of Penzance
  • Pirates of Penzance;
  • Slave of duty
Subject
Note
  • Operetta in 2 acts, sung in English. Also includes songs from Ruddigore and H.M.S. Pinafore.
  • Music by Arthur Sullivan ; words by W. S. Gilbert ; music adapted by William Elliott.
  • "A New York Shakespeare Festival production"--Container.
  • Acc. arr. for winds, harp, keyboards, percussion and bass; originally for orchestra.
  • Texts on inner sleeves (2 v.).
Event (note)
  • Recorded Feb. 1, 2, and 8, 1981, at the Columbia 30th St. Recording Studio, New York.
Contents
  • Act I. Pour, o pour the pirate sherry (Pirate King, Samuel, Frederic, Pirates) ; When Frederic was a little lad (Ruth) ; Oh, better far to live and die (Pirate King, Pirates) ; Oh, false one, you have deceived me! (Ruth, Frederic) ; Climbing over Rocky Mountain (Daughters) ; Stop, ladies, pray! (Frederic, Daughters) ; Oh, is there not one maiden breast (Frederic, Daughters) ; Poor wandering one (Mabel, Daughters) ; What ought we to do? (Kate, Edith, Daughters) ; How beautifully blue the sky (Mabel, Frederic, Daughters) ; Stay, we must not lose our senses (Frederic, Daughters, Pirates) ; Hold, monsters! (Mabel, Samuel, Major-General Stanley, Daughters, Pirates) ; I am the very model of a modern Major-General (Major-General Stanley, Ensemble) ; Oh, men of dark and dismal fate (Ensemble) -- Act II. Oh, dry the glistening tear (Mabel, Daughters) ; Then Frederic (Major-General Stanley, Frederic) ; When the foeman bares his steel (Sergeant, Mabel, Police, Daughters) ; Now for the pirates' lair! (Frederic, Pirate King, Ruth) ; When you had left our pirate fold (Ruth, Frederic, Pirate King) ; Ruddigore. My eyes are fully open (Frederic, Ruth, Pirate King) ; Away, away! My heart's on fire (Ruth, Pirate King, Frederic) ; All is prepared (Mabel, Frederic) ; Stay, Frederic, stay! (Mabel, Frederic) ; H.M.S. Pinafore. Sorry her lot (Mabel) ; No, I am brave (Mabel, Sergeant, Police) ; When a felon's not engaged in his employment
  • (Sergeant, Police) ; A rollicking band of pirates we (Pirates, Sergeant, Police) ; With cat-like tread, upon our prey we steal (Pirates, Police, Samuel) ; Hush, hush! Not a word (Frederic, Pirates, Police, Major-General Stanley) ; Sighing softly to the river (Major-General Stanley, Ensemble) ; Finale (Ensemble).
Call Number
*LSRX 8749 (CF)
Author
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900.
Title
Gilbert & Sullivan's The pirates of Penzance [sound recording] : Broadway cast.
Imprint
Los Angeles, Calif. : Elektra, p1981.
Performer
Kevin Kline (Pirate King) ; Estelle Parsons (Ruth, a pirate maid) ; Linda Ronstadt (Mabel) ; George Rose (Major-General Stanley) ; Rex Smith (Frederic) ; Stephan Hanan (Samuel) ; Marcie Shaw (Kate) ; Alexandra Korey (Edith) ; Tony Azito (Sergeant) ; with supporting cast ; William Elliott, conductor.
Event
Recorded Feb. 1, 2, and 8, 1981, at the Columbia 30th St. Recording Studio, New York.
Added Author
Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. Librettist
Elliott, William (William F.) Conductor
Elliott, William (William F.) Arranger
Kline, Kevin, performer.
Parsons, Estelle, performer.
Ronstadt, Linda, performer.
Rose, George, 1920-1988, performer.
Smith, Rex, performer.
Hanan, Stephen Mo, performer.
Shaw, Marcie, 1954- performer.
Korey, Alix, performer.
Azito, Tony, performer.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Ruddigore My eyes are fully open.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. H.M.S. Pinafore Sorry her lot.
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions.
Publisher No.
VE-601 Elektra
Research Call Number
*LSRX 8749 (CF) Text on file.
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