Gilbert & Sullivan: Pirates of Penzance; Cox and Box

2096
$14.95
SKU —
00028948070596
In stock
Product Code:
00028948070596
Label Name:
Decca Eloquence
RELEASE DATE: 21/08/2015
2 CD

This 1957 traversal of The Pirates of Penzance, reissued on Decca CD for the first time, marked the start of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company’s second cycle of the major Savoy Operas for Decca. In stereo for the first time, and wonderfully vivid, the performance values are vast. Also included is the delightful short operetta Cox and Box. ‘a clear first choice’ Gramophone

SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN
The Pirates of Penzance

Major-General Stanley: Peter Pratt
The Pirate King: Donald Adams
Samuel: Howard Short
Frederic: Thomas Round
Sergeant of Police: Kenneth Sandford
Mabel: Jean Hindmarsh
Edith: Beryl Dixon
Kate: Marion Martin
Ruth: Ann Drummond-Grant

D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
New Symphony Orchestra of London
Isidore Godfrey

Cox and Box

Cox: Gareth Jones
Box: Geoffrey Shovelton
Bouncer: Michael Rayner

D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royston Nash


FIRST RELEASE ON DECCA CD OF ‘THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE’

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