More Gilbert and Sullivan Items
Haddon Hall - Legendary Love Story and Savoy Opera is an article written by this author for the Patter Magazine associated with the Gettsyburg Gilbert and Sullivan Festival of 2011 and 2012.
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London Music by George Bernard Shaw is a collection of his commentary about William Gilbert, Arthur Sullivan, Richard D'Oyly Carte and the Savoy Theatre. The articles are from The Star of London from May 1888 to May 1890 and from The World of London from May 1890 to August 1894. Opera reviews include Brinio, The Brigands, Ivanhoe, The Nautch Girl, Basoche, The Barber of Bagdad, The Mountebanks, Haddon Hall, Jane Annie, Utopia Limited, Mirette.
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The Strand Musical Magazine (also called The Strand Music Magazine) was published from 1895 through 1897. A feature included at irregular intervals was "Interviews With Eminent Musicians". This download contains the eleven Interviews plus two more which did not have the designation, but which could belong in the category. The thirteen living interviewees were Charles Halle, George Henschel, Arthur Sullivan, Frederic Cowen, August Manns, Joseph Barnby, Ignacy Paderewski, Charles Ambroise Thomas, Jules Massenet, F. Paolo Tosti, Giuseppe Verdi, Cecile Chaminade, Augusta Holmes.
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The Strand Musical Magazine (also called The Strand Music Magazine) was published from 1895 through 1897. Another feature included at irregular intervals was "Short Musical Stories". These downloads contain the nine stories from the 1895 issues of the magazine and the ten stories from the 1896-7 issues of the magazine.
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The Strand Musical Magazine - New Series was published from September 1898 through January 1900. This download contains the articles from the first issue of this series. The articles are "The Nibelungen Ring in London" and "Niccolo Paganini, A Biographical Sketch" and "Eaton Faning and The Harrow School Musical Society"
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Arthur Seymour Sullivan is an essay written by the English composer, conductor and writer Florence A. Marshall. It was published in 1891 as part of "Famous Composers and Their Works". Of Sullivan, who was still alive and a force in English music, Marshall writes "Music is, in his hands, a plastic material, into which he can mold anything. His mastery of form and of instrumentation is absolute, and he wields them without the slightest semblance of effort." Her authorship is also listed under Florence Marshall, Florence Ashton Marshall, and Mrs. Julian Marshall.
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Gilbert and Aristophanes is a collection of three essays: W. S. Gilbert, A Mid-Victorian Aristophanes, 1927 by Edith Hamilton; The English Aristophanes, 1911 by Walter Sichel; A Classic In Humour, 1905 by Max Beerbohm. The first two essays seek to relate the Victorian comic playwright Gilbert to the Greek comic poet Aristophanes. The third essay is a critique of Gilbert's Bab Ballads in which Beerbohm illustrates the singular gifts of Gilbert.
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Hutton and Baring is a collection of two essays: Gilbert and Sullivan Operas, 1930 by Maurice Hutton; Gilbert and Sullivan, 1922 by Maurice Baring. These critiques complement the three Gilbert and Aristophanes essays described above.
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The musical play The Gentleman In Black is dated at 1870, with music by Frederic Clay. It has plot lines which are reminiscent of The Gondoliers, HMS Pinafore, and perhaps the Sorcerer.
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Creatures of Impulse is a stage play by W. S. Gilbert, adapted from his own short story. It is about an ill-tempered old fairy who enchants people to behave in manners opposite to their natures. The short story was first published in 1870 under the title A Strange Old Lady. The story was adapted into a play in 1871. The file to be downloaded contains both the story and the play.
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The Wizard Of The Mountain was written in 1867 by William Gilbert (the father). It was published in two volumes; the complete first volume is available for download. The book contains a series of tales linked together by the doings of the Innominato, a mysterious wizard, who lived in the latter part of the fourteenth century. By name the individual tales are: The Doctor Onofrio, Fra Gerolamo, The Magic Flower, The Last Lords Of Gardonal, Tomaso And Pepina, The Robber Chief.
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The Wizard Of The Mountain was published in two volumes; The complete second volume is available for download. By name the individual tales are: Don Bucefalo and The Curate, The Physician's Daughter, The Two Lovers, The Stranger, The Innominato's Confession. The last two of the tales tell the personal story of the Wizard (or Innominato).
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