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The life and times of William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

by Jim Whiting

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Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers in Hockessin, Del .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Gilbert, W. S. 1836-1911 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Composers -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Librettists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Jim Whiting.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesMasters of music, Masters of music (Mitchell Lane Publishers)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3930.S95 W45 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3296645M
      ISBN 101584152761
      LC Control Number2004020949
      OCLC/WorldCa56421953

      William S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan collaborated on 14 operas in the period from to The are the following: Gondoliers; Grand Duke.   This is a superb performance of The Mikado. The acting and the music are first-rate. Don't hesitate for one second to get it. Shortly after purchasing and viewing this video, I saw The Mikado performed live by the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, a top-notch troupe whom I have seen in action many times and always s:

      The Complete Annotated Gilbert & Sullivan provides the complete text of all thirteen Gilbert and Sullivan operas still performed today, from Trial by Jury and The Sorcerer to Utopia Unlimited and The Grand Duke, and including all their greatest triumphs--H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of .   In , when William Schwenck Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan began to collaborate in earnest, they were already important men. Gilbert was a successful playwright, theater critic and humorist; Sullivan was a sought-after conductor and the most famous composer in England.

      Sir William Schwenck Gilbert, KBE, was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator, best known for his fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, of which the most famous include H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, and The Mikado.   In the late s, lyricist William Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan wrote 14 operas, including "The Pirates of Penzance." (Soundbite of stage play, "The Pirates of .


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The life and times of William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan by Jim Whiting Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is clearly aimed at young readers who want more information on the famous team of Gilbert and Sullivan than is to be found in a typical theater program but who are not ready to tackle such magisterial tomes as Leslie Baily's "The Gilbert and Sullivan Book." One of the graphics is an entire page devoted to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 4/5(1).

What is probably the most famous pairing in musical history began without fanfare in when writer William S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan teamed up to produce a Christmas entertainment called Thespis. The two men parted ways soon afterward and it took a theatrical promoter named Richard D Oyly Carter to reunite them four years : Jim Whiting.

Get this from a library. The life and times of Gilbert and Sullivan. [Jim Whiting] -- Profiles the life and work of two great English composers who are credited with the operetta H.M.S.

Pinafore. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert ( - ) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan, of which the most famous include H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and one of the most frequently performed works in the history of musical /5.

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William Schwenck Gilbert, Arthur Seymour Sullivan The Victorian theatrical partnership of the librettist W. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan produced fourteen comic operas that would exact a major influence on the history of theatre.

Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian-era theatrical partnership of the dramatist W. Gilbert (–) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (–) and to the works they jointly created.

The two men collaborated on fourteen comic operas between andof which H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado are among the best known. The songwriting team of William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan was among the most successful and enduring of the 19th century; their comic operas remain immensely popular over a century after the duo's final work, and are viewed today as forerunners of contemporary musical theater.

Lyricist Gilbert was born in London on Novem ; the son of a retired naval surgeon, he was kidnapped by. These quizzes cover multiple shows from the magical collaboration of William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, which produced fourteen comic operas between and Quizzes on specific operettas will be found in the alphabetical list of musicals.

The full names of the creative team responsible for the Gilbert and Sullivan operas were William Schwenk Gilbert and Arthur Seymour Sullivan.

Gilbert generally signed his name as "WS Gilbert" and. "The comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan are a performing arts phenomenon. Wildly popular when first produced, they are if anything even more popular today. The Savoy Operas are available on records and compact discs, on audio and video tapes, on television, film, and radio, as well as through the more traditional medium of stage performances by both amateur and professional companies.

Easily the best Gilbert biography to date, setting Gilbert's life and work in the context of his times. Insightful and readable, with every point backed up by thorough research. This is essential reading for serious students of G&S. Wilson, Robin and Frederick Lloyd.

Gilbert and Sullivan: The Official D'Oyly Carte Picture History. New York. Playwright/lyricist William S. Gilbert () and composer Arthur S.

Sullivan () defined operetta or comic operas in Victorian England with a series of their internationally successful and timeless works known as the Savoy Operas. Ed Glinert was born in Dalston, London, and read Classical Hebrew at Manchester University. The Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan 1 (v.

1) [Gilbert, William, Sullivan, Arthur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan 1 (v. 1)Reviews: 2. The Zoo is a one-act comic opera, with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by B.

Stephenson, writing under the pen name of Bolton premiered on 5 June at the St. James's Theatre in London (as an afterpiece to W. Gilbert's Tom Cobb), concluding its run five weeks later, on 10 Julyat the Haymarket were brief revivals in lateand again in Arthur Sullivan, in a letter to his mother.

This book has grown out of a series of radio programmes, first broadcast by the BBC in and since repeated in many parts of the world, telling the story of the partnership of Sir William S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert, KBE, was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator, best known for his fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, of which the most famous include H.M.S.

Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, and The Mikado. Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, MVO, was an English composer, of Irish and Italian Reviews: 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. Life and career. Gilbert was born at Bishopstoke, Hampshire, the eldest son of William (–), a grocer in Commercial Row, Blackfriars, London, and his wife Sarah née Mathers (–).

Both his parents died of tuberculosis by the time William was seven years old, and thereafter, he and his younger siblings, Joseph and Jane, were raised in London by their mother's sister and her.

Yeomen of the Guard [Gilbert, William S., Sullivan, Arthur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Yeomen of the GuardReviews: 7. Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May – 22 November ) was an English composer. He is best known for 14 operatic collaborations with the dramatist W.

S. Gilbert, including H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The works include 24 operas, 11 major orchestral works, ten choral works and oratorios, two ballets, incidental music to several plays, and numerous church.Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November – 29 May ) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan, which produced fourteen comic most famous of these include H.M.S.

Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and one of the most frequently performed works in the history of musical theatre, The Mikado.Get this from a library! The Gilbert and Sullivan book. [Leslie Baily] -- FR-RARE-BK (copy 3): Gift of Diana M. Schatz from the Norah and Roland Michener collection.