The Very Best of Gilbert & Sullivan

The Very Best of Gilbert & Sullivan

by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company


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Product Details

Release Date: 06/14/2011
Label: Decca
UPC: 0028947829317
catalogNumber: 001565902
Rank: 113773


Disc 1

  1. Three little maids from school are we
  2. A wand'ring minstrel I
  3. On a tree by a river little tom tit
  4. Behold the Lord High Executioner
  5. As some day it may happen that a victim must be found
  6. The sun, whose rays are all ablaze
  7. Here's a how-de-do!
  8. The flowers that bloom in the spring, tra la
  9. There is beauty in the bellow of the blast
  10. For he's gone and married Yum-Yum
  11. When I was a lad
  12. I'm called Little Buttercup
  13. Never mind the why and wherefore
  14. We shall sail the ocean blue
  15. I'm called the captain of the Pinafore
  16. A joy! Oh rapture unforeseen
  17. When I, good friends, was called to the bar
  18. My name is John Wellington Wells
  19. The soldiers of our Queen
  20. Am I alone and unobserved?
  21. If you're anxious for to shine
  22. So go to him and say to him
  23. When our gallant Norman foes
  24. I have a song to sing, O!
  25. When a maiden loves, she sits and sighs
  26. Tower warders, under orders

Disc 2

  1. With cat-like tread
  2. Poor wand'ring one!
  3. I am the very model of a modern Major-General
  4. When the foeman bares his steel
  5. When a felon's not engaged in his employment
  6. I know a youth who loves a little maid
  7. When the night wind howls in the chimney cowls
  8. My eyes are fully open to my awful situation
  9. Loudly let the trumpet bray
  10. Love unrequited
  11. If you go in you're sure to win
  12. When all night long a chap remains
  13. Said I to myself, said I
  14. When Britain really ruled the waves
  15. We're called gondolieri, but that's a vagary
  16. In enterprise of martial kind
  17. Take a pair of sparkling eyes
  18. Dance a cachucha, fandango, bolero
  19. From the sunny Spanish shore
  20. I stole the Prince
  21. Then one of us will be a queen
  22. If you give me your attention
  23. The woman of the wisest wit
  24. I built upon a rock
  25. Whene'er I spoke sarcastic joke
  26. This helmet I suppose

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
William Schwenk Gilbert   Lyricist
Georgina Curtis   Art Direction

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