Hms pinafore or, the lass that loved the sailor is the comic opera in two acts, with music by arthur sullivan and the libretto by w s gilbert it opened at the opera comique in london, england, on 25 may 1878 and ran for 571 performances, which was the second-longest run of any musical aatre piece up to that time. Title hms pinafore libretto english other title lass that loved a sailor alternate title. Quarterdeck of the h m s pinafore, off portsmouth, england act i- noon act ii- night setting quarterdeck of the ship, h m s pinafore ds is the main deck, while the poop, or upper, deck is us and is approached by stairways right and left there are two doors into cabins between. Hms pinafore - chorus practice (photo: joe cohn click for closeup view) for each choral number in the show, begin with the file corresponding to your choral part, which isolates your part against subdued principals and accompaniment listen and sing along with the highlighted part until you are confident then try the tutti recording to see. The hms pinafore is but one of the many superb gilbert & sullivan opera's, however this remains one of their most memorable as well as the mikado read more published on december 25, 1999.
Hms pinafore has enjoyed more recordings than any other g&s opera aside from the mikadono matter what your taste, if you want a recording of this opera, there is probably one out there to suit you the earliest recording available is the 1922 hmv set, recently re-issued on cd while the sound quality is excellent for the period, it is unlikely to be anyone's first choice. Essgee's version of hms pinafore the battle hymn of the republic - the united states army chorus - duration: 4:54 the united states army band pershing's own 837,145 views. Hms pinafore, like much of gilbert and sullivan’s work, critiques the british class system and british society’s reliance on class and rank to dictate relationships.
Find great deals on ebay for hms pinafore dvd shop with confidence. Hms pinafore or the lass that loved a sailor music by arthur sullivan : lyrics and libretto by ws gilbert opéra comique, london - 25 may, 1878 (571 perfs. A concert performance of gilbert and sullivan's timeless classic from the bbc proms 2005 introduced by allan titchmarsh.
Hms pinafore, a comic opera by gilbert and sullivan, uses the word in its title as a comical name for a warship at the lowood school in jane eyre, the students are forced to make and wear their uniform which includes a pinafore. Hms pinafore is a featured article it (or a previous version of it) has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the wikipedia communityeven so, if you can update or improve it, please do so this article appeared on wikipedia's main page as today's featured article on august 11, 2009. Gilbert and sullivan's first blockbuster hit is among the most crowd-pleasing comic operas in history, loved for its dynamic songs, gleefully entertaining story and saucy satire. Hms pinafore or the lass that loved a sailor 14 productions the fourth collaboration between gilbert & sullivan was their first blockbuster hit: hms pinafore, or the lass that loved a sailor this opera opened may 28, 1878 at the opera comique it ran for 571 performances and became a huge fad in england, as well as in america, being. Gilbert & sullivan: h m s pinafore (1949) sir joseph porter - martyn green captain corcoran - leslie rands ralph rackstraw - leonard osborn dick deadeye - darrell fancourt.
Start by marking “hms pinafore” as want to read: the story takes place on a boat called the hms pinafore the captain’s daughter, josephine, is supposed to be married to the ruler of the queen’s navy, sir joseph, but she is in love with a crew member, ralph. The vogue for hms pinafore in the us was unprecedented, and by march 1879, eight different theaters were running the operetta, while in philadelphia another six houses staged the piece simultaneously one of these was the first version translated into german. Tracklist with lyrics of the album hms pinafore  from gilbert & sullivan, including the top songs: things are seldom what they seem - never mind the.
⇒ 11 more: oboe • clarinet 1/2 (b♭, a) • bassoon • horn 1/2 (f) • cornets 1/2 (b♭, a) • trombone 1/2 • percussion • violins i • violins ii • violas • cellos/basses. Contains a study of rank and station in hms pinafore, a consideration of the american reception of the work, and the connections between french theater and the operetta. Fo’c’sle – short for “forecastle,” the forward part of the ship, usually containing the crew’s quarters no telephone – the first telephone transmission was in 1876, and the first london exchange opened in june of 1878, a month after hms pinafore did.
The birthday of ws gilbert, born 1836 gilbert was the lyricist for the partnership gilbert & sullivan, renowned for comic operas including hms pinafore, the pirates of penzance, and the mikado. Check out hms pinafore by j lynn thompson & cast of ohio light opera on amazon music stream ad-free or purchase cd's and mp3s now on amazoncom. The rt hon sir joseph porter, kcb: a pompous naval commander with absolutely no seagoing experience, sir joseph is the first lord of the admiraltyhe explains exactly how he came to his position in his song “when i was a lad” captain corcoran: the captain of the hms pinafore, corcoran is proud of the fact that he “hardly ever” gets seasick. 1 act i scene – quarter-deck of hms pinaforesailors, led by boatswain, discovered cleaning brasswork, splicing rope, etc chorus we sail the ocean blue, 5 and our saucy ship’s a beauty we’re sober men and true.