Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
. These fourteen works are remarkably varied, although there is an unfortunate tendency not only in popular culture but in music history textbooks to pigeonhole their oeuvre, regarding the pieces as little more than a string of clever words spat out over innocuous accompaniments.
He borrowed the tune from Arthur Sullivan
. It's the melody of the Major-General's patter song in The Pirates of Penzance .
There are 14 ballads--from Beethoven to Cole Porter, with well-loved ones like Schubert's "Erlkonig" and "The Lost Chord" by Sir Arthur Sullivan
amid lesser-known jewels like "Der Feuerreiter" by Hugo Wolf.
William Schwenck Gilbert wrote the words and Arthur Sullivan
composed the music for 14 comic operas produced between 1871 and 1896, most of them at the Savoy Theatre in London.
Sir Arthur Sullivan
, of Gilbert and Sullivan fame, loved to play piano for her and she had her portrait painted by Toulouse Lautrec shortly before the French artist's death in 1901.
One thinks of Verdi, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Walton and even Arthur Sullivan
, to name but a few.
The Cambridge Companion to the Operettas of Arthur Sullivan
might be a more appropriate title for this book.
Sir Arthur Sullivan
's grand opera Ivanhoe and its theatrical and musical precursors; adaptations of Sir Walter Scott's novel for the stage, 1819-1891.
AMONG those she knighted were postage stamp inventor Rowland Hill, pottery maker Henry Doulton, Arthur Sullivan
from Gilbert and Sullivan, Thomas Crapper, inventor of the flushing toilet and scientist Charles Darwin.
Ambrose: "One Sweetly Solemn Thought." Mary Pickens Opie: "Communion Hymn." Arthur Sullivan
: "The Lost Chord." John Hyatt Brewer: "Easter Bells."
Earlier this fall Beudert spent several days at the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York looking over Arthur Sullivan
's manuscripts for the operetta, which premiered in New York on New Year's Eve 1879 in a bid for copyright protection under American law.
Allan Corduner, who played Arthur Sullivan
in Leigh's 1999 pic "Topsy-Turvy," and Olivier Award winner Samantha Spiro are among the cast.
Details: www.archhousing.org or Arthur Sullivan
In the foyer of the building, a directory listed "Field, Hurley, Webb & Sullivan, Attorneys at Law." O'Dea's name appeared beneath the names of Marshall Field, William Hurley, and Arthur Sullivan
. The listing did not indicate that Field, Hurley was not a partnership, nor was there any notation describing O'Dea's relationship with the group or the individual attorneys listed.
Taken from Sir Malcolm Sargent's complete sets, these overtures prove once and for all that the music of Sir Arthur Sullivan
(lyrics by Sir W.S.