The Savoy Operas: the Complete Gilbert and Sullivan

The Savoy Operas: the Complete Gilbert and Sullivan

Written by: W. Stephen Gilbert
Written by: Arthur Sullivan
Introduction by: Mike Leigh
Edited by:
Notes by:

Format
Paperback
Price
$20.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141441290
  • 896 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

A treasury of all fourteen of the beloved Savoy Operas

Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operas are some of the world’s best-loved musical works, delighting audiences with their joyous wit and extravagant wordplay. From the triumphant comic romps The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore, and The Mikado to less frequently performed gems such as the partially lost work Thespis, all appear here in their most accurate and faithful form. Including fascinating new commentary on each work, performance histories, plot summaries, original cast lists, and illustrations from the original productions, this ultimate Gilbert and Sullivan collection will charm and satisfy new fans as well as devotees of these incomparable musical masterminds.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
The Savoy Operas: the Complete Gilbert and Sullivan

The Savoy Operas: the Complete Gilbert and Sullivan

Written by: W. Stephen Gilbert, Written by: Arthur Sullivan, Introduction by: Mike Leigh, Edited by: Ed Glinert, Notes by: Ed Glinert

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