Iolanthe. (or The Peer and The Peri (Libretto)). By William S. Gilbert and Arthur S. Sullivan. For Voice. Book; Masterworks; Vocal (Opera) Libretto. Masterwork; Romantic. Published by Faber Music (AP.12-0571534422).
ISBN 0571534422. Masterwork; Romantic.
Iolanthe was Gilbert & Sullivan’s seventh Savoy opera. In this work, the House of Lords is lampooned as a bastion of the ineffective, privileged and dim-witted.