The Magic of Gilbert and Sullivan

The Magic of Gilbert and Sullivan

This CD, which was recorded in February 2009, is a magnificent celebration of the magical world of Gilbert and Sullivan. In particular it reminds us of the vast collection of uplifting music and amusing plots that have charmed audiences for over 100 years. It is beautifully played, sung and recorded especially for the RNLI. The tracks are:

1. Poll's Dance (from Pineapple Pol)
The Pirates of Penace
2. Overture
3. Climbing over Rocky Mountain
4. How Beautifully Blue the Sky
(solo: Kim Willcocks)
5. Pour, Oh, Pour the Pirate Sherry
(Solo: Ray Gilley)
6. Poor Wandering One
(Solo: Kim Willcocks)
7. With Cat-like Tread
8. Ah! Leave Me not to Pine
(Solo: Stuart Whitehead)
9. Pray Observe the Magnanimity
10. Pirate King Solo: Roderick Hunt
11. The Lost Chord
Patience
12. Overture
13. Twenty Love Sick Maidens
14. Love is a Plaintive Song
(Solo: Helen Haviland)
15. The Soldiers of our Queen
16. If You're Anxious For To Shine
(Solo: Richard Clark)
17. Silvered is the Raven Hair
(Solo: Gill Regan)
18. When I First Put this Uniform On
(Solo: Gareth Davies)
19. I hear the Soft Note
20. Finale Act 1
21. Jasper's Dance (from Pineapple Pol)
The Gondoliers
22. For the Merriest Fellows are We
(Solo: Ray Gilley)
23. There Lived a King
(Soloists: Dave West, Ray Gilley, Gareth Davies)
24. Buon[ Giomo, Signorine
(Soloists: Tyrone Piper, Ray Gilley)
25. Then One of Us Will be a Queen
(Soloists: Kim Willcocks, Helen Haviland)
26. Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes
(Solo: Tyrone Piper)
27. Gavotte
(Soloists: Richard Clark, Gill Regan, Pauline Smith, Tyrone Piper, Gareth Davies)
28. Here We Are, at the Risk of our Lives
29. I Stole the Prince
(Soloists: Roderick Hunt, Sue Higman, Pauline Smith, Richard Clark, Ray Gilley)
30. Kind Sir, You Cannot have the Heart
(Solo: Kim Willcocks)
31. Cachucha
The Yeoman of the Guard
32. Overture
33. Tower Wardens
34. Is Life a Boon?
(Solo: Tyrone Piper)
35. Here's a Man of Jollity
(Soloists: Richard Clark, Kim Willcocks, Gareth Davies)
36. Were I Thy Bride
(Solo: Helen Haviland)
37. Finale Act 1

Total running time 63 minutes

£12- incl p&p worldwide