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The pirates of Penzance or the slave of duty by Sir Arthur Sullivan

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Published by Chappell & Co. Ltd. in London, New York .
Written in English


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cat d:o:ml 20100121 dkj

Other titlesSlave of duty
Statementby W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
ContributionsGilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25216317M

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The Department of Music in association with the Department of Theatre Arts present The Pirates of Penzance Book and Lyrics by Sir William S. Gilbert Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan Directed by Derrick Brown Mainstage Theatre – Fine Arts Building Performances: Febru 28, & 29 at p.m. March 1 at p.m. Pricing: $12 – Assigned Seating $10 – Seniors, UTA . The Pirates of Penzance 2 RUTH rises and comes forward. RUTH. Nay, dear master, my mind has long been gnawed by the cankering tooth of mystery. Better have it out at once. SONG – R UTH. RUTH. When Frederic was a little lad he proved so brave and daring, His father thought he’d ’prentice him to some career Size: KB.   The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan Contents The gondoliers -- The grand duke -- H.M.S. Pinafore -- Iolanthe -- The Mikado -- The pirates of Penzance -- Princess Ida -- Ruddigore -- The sorcerer -- Thespis -- Trial by jury -- Utopia, Limited -- The yeomen of the guard Cited by: The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The story concerns Frederic, who, having completed his 21st year, is released from his apprenticeship to a band of tender-hearted pirates.5/5(2).

The Pirates of Penzance. Book and Lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert. Music by Sir Arthur Seymour Sulllivan. with Millikin Chamber Orchestra & Opera Theatre. In this new imagining of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic operetta, 'The Pirates of Penzance', our 'pirates' are members of a 50's biker-gang and are rebels without a cause. The Pirates of Penzance, premiered in , confirmed the comic genius of librettist W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan, following on the heels of . The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a two-act operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan. It is the fifth of their fourteen operettas. The London premiere was 3 April at the Opera Comique. It ran for almost a year, closing on 2 April It had performances. About this Item: Grosset & Dunlap, New York, , VG+/, cpw , first ed, W.S. Gilbert, The Light Operas of W.S. Gilbert, libretti of The Pirates of Penzance, Pinafore, Mikado, and Bab Ballads, red cloth boards with cream cameo and gilt lettering on cover and black and faded gilt lett on spine, 14x21cm, very white pp, Cameo Classics Ed, with Gilbert's own Ill chosen by .