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Title The Cambridge companion to Gilbert and Sullivan / edited by David Eden and Meinhard Saremba.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.1092 SULL CAM    Available
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Description xiii, 274 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm.
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Series Cambridge companions to music
Cambridge companions to music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Background: -- Savoy opera and its discontents: the theatrical background to a quarrel / David Eden -- Identity crisis and the search for English opera: the Savoy Theatre in the 1890s / William Parry -- Resituating Gilbert and Sullivan: the musical and aesthetic context / Benedict Taylor -- 'We sing as one individual'?: popular misconceptions of 'Gilbert and Sullivan' / Meinhard Saremba -- Part II. Focus: -- The operas in context: stylistic elements -- the Savoy and beyond / Richard Silverman -- The librettos in context: Gilbert's 'Fables in Song' / Horst Dölvers -- 'This particularly rapid, unintelligible patter': patter songs and the word-music relationship / Laura Kasson Fiss -- Standing still and moving forward: The Mikado, Haddon Hall, and concepts of time in the Savoy operas / Michael Beckerman -- Musical contexts I: motives and methods in Sullivan's allusions / James Brooks Kuykendall -- Musical contexts II: characterisation and emotion in the Savoy operas / Martin T. Yates -- Part III. Reception: -- Topsy-Turvy: a personal journey / Mike Leigh -- Amateur tenors and choruses in public: the amateur scene / Ian Bradley -- Champions and aficionados: amateur and listener experiences of the Savoy operas in performance / Stephanie Pitts -- 'How great thy charm, thy sway how excellent!': tracing Gilbert and Sullivan's legacy in the American musical / Raymond Knapp -- 'See how the Fates their gifts allot': the reception of productions and translations in continental Europe / Jana Polianovskaia -- Part IV. Into the Twenty-First Century: -- Adventures in musical detection: scholarship, editions, productions and the future of the Savoy operas / David Russell Hulme -- Appendix 1: Who wrote the overtures? -- Appendix 2: Stage and choral works by Arthur Sullivan and W.S. Gilbert -- Appendix 3: Modern editions of works by Arthur Sullivan and W.S. Gilbert.
Subject Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Operas.
Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Added Author Eden, David, 1942- editor.
Saremba, Meinhard, 1960- editor.
ISBN 9780521888493 (hbk.)
0521888492 (hbk.)
9780521716598 (pbk.)
0521716594 (pbk.)

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