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The Resource The pirates of Penzance, Gilbert & Sullivan

The pirates of Penzance, Gilbert & Sullivan

Label
The pirates of Penzance
Title
The pirates of Penzance
Statement of responsibility
Gilbert & Sullivan
Title variation
Slave of duty
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
Cataloging source
MFM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1842-1900
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sullivan, Arthur
Credits note
Recording producer James Mallinson
Date time place
Recorded in Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Wales, May 4-6, 1993
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
John Mark Ainsley (Frederic); Rebecca Evans (Mabel); Richard Van Allan (Sergeant of Police); Donald Adams (Pirate King); Richard Suart (Major-General Stanley); Gillian Knight (Ruth); Julie Gossage (Edith); Jenevora Williams (Kate); Nicholas Folwell (Samuel); Orchestra & Chorus of the Welsh National Opera; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1836-1911
  • 1925-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gilbert, W. S.
  • Ainsley, John Mark
  • Evans, Rebecca
  • Van Allan, Richard
  • Adams, Donald
  • Suart, Richard
  • Knight, Gillian
  • Gossage, Julie
  • Williams, Jenevora
  • Folwell, Nicholas
  • Mackerras, Charles
  • Welsh National Opera
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The pirates of Penzance, Gilbert & Sullivan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan ; libretto by W.S. Gilbert
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes and synopsis by Steven Ledbetter, in English with German and French translations, and libretto (43 p. : ports.)--inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (2:54)
  • Climbing over rocky mountain
  • (3:29)
  • Stop, ladies, pray
  • (1:29)
  • Oh, is there not one maiden breast
  • (4:20)
  • Poor wand'ring one
  • (2:39)
  • What ought we to do?
  • Act 1.
  • (0:46)
  • How beautifully blue the sky
  • (1:55)
  • Stay, we must not lose our senses
  • (1:24)
  • Hold, monsters
  • (0:55)
  • I am the very pattern of a modern Major-General
  • (2:52)
  • Oh, men of dark and dismal fate
  • Pour, oh pour, the pirate sherry
  • (8:34)
  • Act 2.
  • Oh, dry the glist'ning tear
  • (3:01)
  • Now, Frederic, let you escort lion-hearted
  • (0:17)
  • When the foeman bares his steel
  • (4:38)
  • Now for the pirates' lair
  • (1:26)
  • (0:51)
  • When you had left our pirate fold
  • (3:37)
  • Away, away, my heart's on fire
  • (1:23)
  • All is prepared
  • (1:23)
  • Stay, Frederic, stay
  • (6:09)
  • No, I'll be brave
  • (1:24)
  • When Fred'ric was a little lad
  • When a felon's not engaged in his employment
  • (2:30)
  • A rollicking band of pirates we
  • (0:51)
  • With cat-like tread
  • (2:38)
  • Hush, hush, not a word
  • (1:33)
  • Sighing softly to the river
  • (9:43)
  • (3:37)
  • Oh, better far to live and die
  • (2:18)
  • Oh, false one, you have deceived me
Control code
29890331
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (78 min., 26 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
089408035326
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Publisher number
CD-80353
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)29890331
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The pirates of Penzance, Gilbert & Sullivan
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan ; libretto by W.S. Gilbert
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes and synopsis by Steven Ledbetter, in English with German and French translations, and libretto (43 p. : ports.)--inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (2:54)
  • Climbing over rocky mountain
  • (3:29)
  • Stop, ladies, pray
  • (1:29)
  • Oh, is there not one maiden breast
  • (4:20)
  • Poor wand'ring one
  • (2:39)
  • What ought we to do?
  • Act 1.
  • (0:46)
  • How beautifully blue the sky
  • (1:55)
  • Stay, we must not lose our senses
  • (1:24)
  • Hold, monsters
  • (0:55)
  • I am the very pattern of a modern Major-General
  • (2:52)
  • Oh, men of dark and dismal fate
  • Pour, oh pour, the pirate sherry
  • (8:34)
  • Act 2.
  • Oh, dry the glist'ning tear
  • (3:01)
  • Now, Frederic, let you escort lion-hearted
  • (0:17)
  • When the foeman bares his steel
  • (4:38)
  • Now for the pirates' lair
  • (1:26)
  • (0:51)
  • When you had left our pirate fold
  • (3:37)
  • Away, away, my heart's on fire
  • (1:23)
  • All is prepared
  • (1:23)
  • Stay, Frederic, stay
  • (6:09)
  • No, I'll be brave
  • (1:24)
  • When Fred'ric was a little lad
  • When a felon's not engaged in his employment
  • (2:30)
  • A rollicking band of pirates we
  • (0:51)
  • With cat-like tread
  • (2:38)
  • Hush, hush, not a word
  • (1:33)
  • Sighing softly to the river
  • (9:43)
  • (3:37)
  • Oh, better far to live and die
  • (2:18)
  • Oh, false one, you have deceived me
Control code
29890331
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (78 min., 26 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
089408035326
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Publisher number
CD-80353
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)29890331
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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