Gilbert and Sullivan; a biography.

by Hesketh Pearson

Publisher: Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 317 Downloads: 98
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Subjects:

  • Gilbert, W. S. 1836-1911,
  • Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 309-312.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.S95 P4 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5708378M
ISBN 10083696621X
LC Control Number70175706

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Condition: New. New. Language: English. Brand new Book. "A Gillbert is of no use without a Sullivan" - with those words, W. Gillbert summed up his reasons for persisting in his collaberation with Arthur Sullivan despite the combative nature of their relationship.

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Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan was among the most successful and enduring of the 19th century; their comic operas remain immensely popular over a century after the duo's final work, and are viewed today as forerunners of contemporary musical theater.

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Gilbert was one of the giants of nineteenth-century Victorian theatre. He was already the leading young dramatist of his day when he began his celebrated collaboration with Arthur Sullivan, a partnership that produced the great Savoy Operas--still the most popular light operas in the world--and established him at the pinacle of his craft.

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The third Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration, "The Sorcerer," was presented inas was his masterpiece "Engaged," a cynical and ironic work that was very funny. Critics attacked the play as debasing the human spirit.