Sullivan: The Rose of Persia; The Emerald Isle

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All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
Pearl's 2003 release of early 20th century composer Arthur Sullivan's Rose of Persia/The Emerald Isle combines two of his last operettas on a three-disc set. The Rose of Persia first debuted in 1899 and The Emerald Isle which was Sullivan's final work and had to be completed by Edward German debuted in 1901. Both works are performed on the disc by the Prince Consort and the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Edinburgh.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
Pearl's 2003 release of early 20th century composer Arthur Sullivan's Rose of Persia/The Emerald Isle combines two of his last operettas on a three-disc set. The Rose of Persia first debuted in 1899 and The Emerald Isle which was Sullivan's final work and had to be completed by Edward German debuted in 1901. Both works are performed on the disc by the Prince Consort and the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Edinburgh.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/25/2003
  • Label: Pearl
  • UPC: 727031018926
  • Catalog Number: 189

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Act I. Introduction (4:19)
  2. 2 Act I. As we lie in languor lazy (2:25)
  3. 3 Act I. When Islam first arose (2:55)
  4. 4 Act I. O life has put into my hand (2:22)
  5. 5 Act I. If a sudden stroke of fate (2:27)
  6. 6 Act I. If you ask me (2:50)
  7. 7 Act I. 'Neath my lattice (2:59)
  8. 8 Act I. Tramps and scamps (2:26)
  9. 9 Act I. When my father sent me to Ispahan (1:35)
  10. 10 Act I. I care not if the cup I hold (2:48)
  11. 11 Act I. Musical maidens (6:09)
  12. 12 Act I. We have come to invade (2:18)
  13. 13 Act I. The Sultan's executioner (2:25)
  14. 14 Act I. I'm the Sultan's vigilant Vizier (2:29)
  15. 15 Act I. O luckless hour (17:06)
  16. 16 Act II. Oh, what is love? (2:54)
  17. 17 Act II. If you or I should tell the truth (2:58)
  18. 18 Act II. From morning prayer (2:50)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Act II. Let a satirist enumerate (3:01)
  2. 2 Act II. In the heart of my desires (3:24)
  3. 3 Act II. Suppose - I say, suppose (3:56)
  4. 4 Act II. Laughing low (3:06)
  5. 5 Act II. It's a busy, busy, busy day (2:43)
  6. 6 Act II. Our tale is told (2:47)
  7. 7 Act II. Joy and sorrow (3:34)
  8. 8 Act II. It has reached me (3:14)
  9. 9 Act II. Hassan, the Sultan with his court (2:10)
  10. 10 Act II. There was once a small street Arab (2:13)
  11. 11 Act II. A bridal march (1:48)
  12. 12 Act I. Introduction (4:11)
  13. 13 Act I. Have you heard the brave news (2:52)
  14. 14 Act I. I'm descended from Brian Boru (3:08)
  15. 15 Act I. Of Viceroys though we've had (2:28)
  16. 16 Act I. If you wish to appear (3:09)
  17. 17 Act I. On the Heights of Glantun (3:17)
  18. 18 Act I. Two is company (2:35)
  19. 19 Act I. I'm the Lord Lieutenant (1:35)
  20. 20 Act I. At an early stage of life (2:48)
  21. 21 Act I. When Alfred's friends (3:37)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Act I. O setting sun (3:03)
  2. 2 Act I. Their courage high (1:44)
  3. 3 Act I. That we're soldiers (1:59)
  4. 4 Act I. Now this is the song of the Devonshire men (3:18)
  5. 5 Act I. It is past my comprehension (0:55)
  6. 6 Act I. Many years ago I strode (5:33)
  7. 7 Act I. Their fathers fought at Ramillies (13:25)
  8. 8 Act II. Is there anyone approachin' (2:19)
  9. 9 Act II. Bedad, it's for him (1:01)
  10. 10 Act II. Jig (2:02)
  11. 11 Act II. Och! the spalpeen (0:12)
  12. 12 Act II. Oh, have you met a man in debt (2:58)
  13. 13 Act II. 'Twas in Hyde Park (2:57)
  14. 14 Act II. I cannot play at love (3:28)
  15. 15 Act II. Oh, the age in which we're living (3:25)
  16. 16 Act II. Sing a rhyme (3:34)
  17. 17 Act II. Listen! hearken my lover (3:34)
  18. 18 Act II. Goodbye, my native town (2:58)
  19. 19 Act II. I love you! I love you! (2:23)
  20. 20 Act II. There once was a little soldier (3:18)
  21. 21 Act II. With a big shillelagh (1:08)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Arthur Sullivan Primary Artist
Christine Baker Watson Track Performer
Scott Cooper Vocals, Track Performer
Maxwell Smart Vocals, Track Performer
Prince Consort Orchestra Performing Ensemble
David Lyle Conductor
Mary Timmons Vocals
Alan Borthwick Vocals
Richard Bourfo Vocals
Technical Credits
Charles Haynes Liner Notes
Roger Beardsley Reissue Producer
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