The Pirates Of Penzance. For Piano, Vocal (Score). Vocal Score. Broadway. Difficulty: medium-difficult. Vocal score. Choral notation, piano reduction, introductory text and black & white illustrations. 213 pages. G. Schirmer #ED1655. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50337530).
ISBN 0793525861. With choral notation, piano reduction, introductory text and black & white illustrations. Broadway. 7.5x11 inches.
The classic G. Schirmer editions of these vocal scores have been spruced up with gorgeous new color covers, plot synopses, articles on the Gilbert and Sullivan partnership and the history of each operetta, filmographies and discographies. The sewn binding ensures a lifetime of use.
Location: from Asheville, NC
May 20, 2008
In Praise of Pirates
The 2002 Schirmer edition of the Gilbert and Sullivan THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE captures the best of this G & S musical treasure. As edited by Bryceson Treharne, this edition best serves all of the creative team planning a production. With quite helpful background information condensed expertly, this particular score...
24 of 55 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Sharon, MA
April 26, 2008
This "Pirates" is the best yet
This has been the most complete score to date that I have ever encountered. It had songs that were not included in any other versions I have used. The students were delighted as was I
22 of 46 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Plain City, UT
August 17, 2007
Used for community theater performance
We bought one copy of this book for each of our principle players, the directors, accompanists, and stage manager. Because these volumes are soft-bound, we had several of the copies trimmed and spiral-bound at a local printer. That was especially helpful for directors and accompanists. The printing is large and...
28 of 52 people found this review helpful.
Major General Stanley
Location: from Vermont
August 3, 2004
These "Pirates" will steal your heart...
The fifth operetta from Gilbert and Sullivan. The characters are complex and delightful and the music is terrific. Only "The Gondoliers" can rival "Pirates'" brilliant score. Several terrific female roles, numerous songs, and delightful plot and a terrific ending. Sure to please all!
22 of 52 people found this review helpful.