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Gilbert & Sullivan, D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, The New Promenade Orchestra, Isidore Godfrey – The Mikado (2xCD, Album, RM) (Mint (M))

The Mikado

Gilbert & Sullivan, D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, The New Promenade Orchestra, Isidore Godfrey

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Conductor – Isidore Godfrey
Engineer [Digital Noise Reduction] – Graham Newton
Libretto By – William Gilbert
Liner Notes – Peter Dempsey
Music By – Sir Arthur Sullivan
Orchestra – D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
Producer [Archivist & Restoration] – David Lennick
Voice Actor [Katisha] – Ella Hallman
Voice Actor [Ko-Ko, Lord High Executioner] – Martyn Green
Voice Actor [Nanki-Poo, his son] – Leonard Osborn
Voice Actor [Peep-Bo] – Joyce Wright (2)
Voice Actor [Pish-Tush, a noble lord] – Alan Styler
Voice Actor [Pitti-Sing] – Joan Gillingham
Voice Actor [Pooh-Bah, Lord High Everything Else] – Richard Watson (6)
Voice Actor [The Mikado of Japan] – Darrell Fancourt
Voice Actor [Yum-Yum] – Margaret Mitchell (2)
Voice Actor [s] [Chorus Of Girls, Nobles, Guards And Coolies] – Various




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Media Condition: Mint (M)

Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)



CD [album] Playing Time — 82:43 / CD 1 = 49:13 / CD 2 = 33:30

Recorded in 1950

cover: ‘The Mikado’ (from a private collection)

Alternate title: The Mikado, Or The Town Of Titipu (CD front ; jewel case rear insert)

Also (last but not least) credited: “Chorus of Schoolgirls, Nobles, Guards and Coolies” (members of The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company)

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. Act I — Courtyard Of Ko-Ko’s Official Residence
1-1. Overture 7:38
1-2. If You Want To Know Who You Are (Chorus Of Nobles) 2:19
1-3. Recitative: Gentlemen, I Pray You (Nanki-Poo) 0:42
1-4. A Wand’ring Minstrel (Nanki-Poo And Chorus) 4:29
1-5. Our Great Mikado, Virtuous Man (Pish-Tush And Chorus) 2:48
1-6. Young Man, Despair (Pooh-Bah With Nanki-Poo And Pish-Tush) 2:39
1-7. Recitative: And Have I Journeyed For A Month (Nanki-Poo, Pooh-Bah) 0:55
1-8. Behold The Lord High Executioner / Taken From A County Jail (Chorus Of Nobles / Ko-Ko) 2:13
1-9. As Some Day It May Happen (Ko-Ko With Chorus Of Men) 2:02
1-10. Comes A Train Of Little Ladies (Chorus Of Girls) 2:11
1-11. Three Little Maids From School (Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, And Pitti-Sing With Chorus Of Girls) 1:28
1-12. So Please You Sir, We Must Regret (Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing And Pooh-Bah) 1:52
1-13. Were You Not To Ko-Ko Plighted (Yum-Yum And Nanki-Poo) 2:23
1-14. I Am So Proud (Pooh-Bah, Ko-Ko, Pish-Tush) 2:43
1-15. Finale, Act I (Chorus, Pooh-Bah, Pish-Tush, Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, Ko-Ko, Katisha, Ensemble) 12:51
. Act II — Ko-Ko’s Garden
2-1. Braid The Raven Hair (Pitti-Sing And Chorus Of Girls) 3:20
2-2. The Sun Whose Rays Are All Ablaze (Yum-Yum) 2:33
2-3. Brightly Dawns Our Wedding Day (Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Nank-Poo, Pish-Tish) 3:55
2-4. Here’s A How-De-Do! (Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo, Ko-Ko) 1:10
2-5. Miya Sama (March Of The Mikado’s Troops) (Chorus) 1:06
2-6. From Every Kind Of Man (Mikado And Katisha) 1:49
2-7. A More Humane Mikado / My Object All Sublime (Mikado And Chorus) 4:08
2-8. The Criminal Cried, As He Dropped Down (Ko-Ko, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah, Chorus) 3:16
2-9. See How The Fates Their Gifts Allot (Mikado, Pitti-Sing, Katisha, Ko-Ko, And Pooh-Bah) 2:09
2-10. The Flowers That Bloom In The Spring (Nanki-Poo And Ko-Ko, With Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing And Pooh-Bah) 1:23
2-11. Alone And Yet Alive / Hearts Do Not Break (Katisha) 2:17
2-12. On A Tree By A River (Ko-Ko) 2:28
2-13. There Is A Beauty In The Bellow Of The Blast (Katisha And Ko-Ko) 2:02
2-14. Finale, Act II (Entire Company) 1:55



Barcode 6 3694311762 0
Label Code LC 05537

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Weight 0.17 kg

Gilbert & Sullivan, D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, The New Promenade Orchestra, Isidore Godfrey


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