Gilbert & Sullivan: The Very Best Of...

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Label: DECCA
Catalog: 4782931
Format: CD

The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, New Symphony Orchestra of London, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royston Nash, Isidore Godfrey & Sir Malcolm Sargent

CD 1 The Mikado [1] Three little maids from school are we [2] A wand'ring minstrel I [3] On a tree by a river a 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 H.M.S. Pinafore [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] Joy! Oh rapture unforeseen Trial by Jury [17] When I, good friends, was called to the bar The Sorcerer [18] My name is John Wellington Wells Patience [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 The Yeomen of the Guard [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 CD 2 The Pirates of Penzance [1] With cat-like tread [2] Poor wand'ring one! [3] I am the very model of a modern Major-General [4] When the foreman bares his steel [5] When a felon's not engaged in his employment Ruddigore [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 Iolanthe [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 The Gondoliers [15] We're called godolieri, 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 Princess Ida [22] If you give me your attention [23] The woman of the wisest wit [24] Built upon a rock [25] Whene'er I spoke sarcastic joke [26] This helmet I suppose

2-CD, 52-track collection of favourite songs and choruses from: The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Iolanthe, HMS Pinafore, The Yeomen of the Guard, The Gondoliers, Trial by Jury, Patience, Ruddigore, Princess Ida A perfect companion release to DECCA's 25-CD Gilbert and Sullivan Edition [4782748]

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