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Gilbert & Sullivan for Singers

The Vocal Library Soprano

By Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan

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.

  • Poor Wand'ring One 
  • The Sun, Whose Rays Are All Ablaze 
  • Oh, Goddess Wise 
  • 'Tis Done! I Am A Bride 
  • I Built Upon A Rock 
  • I Can Not Tell What This Love May Be 
  • So Ends My Dream 
  • When He Is Here 
  • A Lady Faire Of Lineage High 
  • Happy Young Heart 
  • Love Is A Plaintive Song 
  • Simple Sailor, Lowly Born 
  • Sorry Her Lot Who Loves Too Well 
  • If Somebody There Chanced To Be 
  • How Would I Play This Part 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2008-04-12 00:00:00.0 Great for auditions!

    My daughter enjoyed preparing for a Gilbert and Sullivan audition with the book and cd to help her practice her song.

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