The Very Best of Gilbert & Sullivan

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/14/2011
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947829317
  • Catalog Number: 001565902
  • Sales rank: 16,650


Disc 1
  1. 1 Three little maids from school are we (1:29)
  2. 2 A wand'ring minstrel I (4:35)
  3. 3 On a tree by a river little tom tit (2:26)
  4. 4 Behold the Lord High Executioner (2:39)
  5. 5 As some day it may happen that a victim must be found (2:24)
  6. 6 The sun, whose rays are all ablaze (3:07)
  7. 7 Here's a how-de-do! (1:25)
  8. 8 The flowers that bloom in the spring, tra la (1:40)
  9. 9 There is beauty in the bellow of the blast (2:16)
  10. 10 For he's gone and married Yum-Yum (2:10)
  11. 11 When I was a lad (4:47)
  12. 12 I'm called Little Buttercup (1:46)
  13. 13 Never mind the why and wherefore (2:41)
  14. 14 We shall sail the ocean blue (2:26)
  15. 15 I'm called the captain of the Pinafore (2:20)
  16. 16 A joy! Oh rapture unforeseen (3:06)
  17. 17 When I, good friends, was called to the bar (2:56)
  18. 18 My name is John Wellington Wells (2:15)
  19. 19 The soldiers of our Queen (0:53)
  20. 20 Am I alone and unobserved? (1:42)
  21. 21 If you're anxious for to shine (2:33)
  22. 22 So go to him and say to him (2:00)
  23. 23 When our gallant Norman foes (4:55)
  24. 24 I have a song to sing, O! (3:23)
  25. 25 When a maiden loves, she sits and sighs (3:35)
  26. 26 Tower warders, under orders (3:55)
Disc 2
  1. 1 With cat-like tread (2:49)
  2. 2 Poor wand'ring one! (2:59)
  3. 3 I am the very model of a modern Major-General (3:00)
  4. 4 When the foeman bares his steel (4:53)
  5. 5 When a felon's not engaged in his employment (2:34)
  6. 6 I know a youth who loves a little maid (3:30)
  7. 7 When the night wind howls in the chimney cowls (2:34)
  8. 8 My eyes are fully open to my awful situation (1:40)
  9. 9 Loudly let the trumpet bray (5:54)
  10. 10 Love unrequited (3:36)
  11. 11 If you go in you're sure to win (2:23)
  12. 12 When all night long a chap remains (4:35)
  13. 13 Said I to myself, said I (1:56)
  14. 14 When Britain really ruled the waves (3:09)
  15. 15 We're called gondolieri, but that's a vagary (2:13)
  16. 16 In enterprise of martial kind (1:37)
  17. 17 Take a pair of sparkling eyes (3:15)
  18. 18 Dance a cachucha, fandango, bolero (1:51)
  19. 19 From the sunny Spanish shore (1:47)
  20. 20 I stole the Prince (2:30)
  21. 21 Then one of us will be a queen (2:24)
  22. 22 If you give me your attention (2:18)
  23. 23 The woman of the wisest wit (2:34)
  24. 24 I built upon a rock (3:32)
  25. 25 Whene'er I spoke sarcastic joke (2:04)
  26. 26 This helmet I suppose (2:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Primary Artist
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Colin Wright Vocals
Joyce Wright Vocals
Malcolm Sargent Conductor
New Symphony Orchestra of London Performing Ensemble
Valerie Masterson Vocals
Elizabeth Harwood Vocals
Jean Allister Vocals
Isidore Godfrey Conductor
David Palmer Vocals
Owen Brannigan Vocals
Royston Nash Conductor
Jean Hindmarsh Vocals
Lyndsie Holland Vocals
Peggy Ann Jones Vocals
Gillian Knight Vocals
Kenneth Sandford Vocals
Jeffrey Skitch Vocals
Pauline Wales Vocals
Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Thomas Round Vocals
George Cook Vocals
Mary Sansom Vocals
Jennifer Toye Vocals
Anthony Raffell Vocals
Thomas Lawlor Vocals
Donald Adams Vocals
Ann Hood Vocals
Alan Styler Vocals
John Reed Vocals
D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus Choir, Chorus
Philip Potter Vocals
Technical Credits
Arthur Sullivan Composer
Sir William Schwenk Gilbert Lyricist
Georgina Curtis Art Direction
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