The Vocal Library Soprano. Composed by Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900) and W.S. Gilbert. Arranged by Richard Walters. Vocal Collection. Play Along. Softcover Audio Online. 88 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.740214).
Item Number: HL.740214
ISBN 0634059459. 9x12 inches.
W.S. Gilbert wrote the words, Arthur Sullivan composed the music, and together they revolutionized theatre music in English. This new series presents songs and arias from their timeless operettas, collected by voice type. There are 15-17 songs per volume, with the most famous excerpts peppered by beautiful, less known choices. The edition includes notes about the plot context of each selection. The piano accompaniments online were recorded by Laura Ward. Includes songs and arias from The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, Iolanthe, HMS Pinafore, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer, Utopia Unlimited, The Yeomen of the Guard.