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The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company - The Best Of Gilbert & Sullivan FLAC Performer: The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Album: The Best Of Gilbert & Sullivan
Country: US
Released: 1976
Style: Operetta
Label: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.
Genre: Classical / Media Music
Catalog #: 3 CSL 1008
Size FLAC: 2389 mb.
Size MP3: 2766 mb.
Rating: 4.1/5
Votes: 731
Record Source: 3 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Slipcase Box


1Cox And Box
2"For These Kind Words Accept My Thanks, I Pray" ; "When I, Good Friends, Was Called To The Bar"
4The Mikado
5The Gondoliers
6"A Man Who Would Woo A Fair Maid"
7H. M. S. Pinafore
8Utopia, Limited
9"Poor Wandering One"
10"I Have A Song To Sing, O!"
11The Grand Duke
12"A Magnet Hung In A Hardware Shop"
13"We Sail The Ocean Blue"
15"My Eyes Are Fully Opened To My Awful Situation"
17Princess Ida
18"Now To The Banquet We Press" ; "Be Happy All" ; "Eat, Drink, And Be Gay"
19"My Name Is John Wellington Wells"
20"My Gallant Crew, Good Morning" ; "I Am The Captain Of The 'Pinafore'"
21"In Enterprise Of Martial Kind"
22"The Prince Of Monte Carlo"
23"Then, Frederic, Let Your Escort Lion-Hearted" ; "When The Foeman Bares His Steel"
24"Comes The Broken Flower" ; "O'er The Season Vernal"
25"Although Of Native Maids The Cream"
27"When A Felon's Not Engaged In His Employment"
28"Dance A Chachucha, Fandango, Bolero"
29"Oh Better Far To Live And Die"
30"We're Called 'Gondolieri'"
31"I Am The Monarch Of The Sea" ; "When I Was A Lad"
32"Hark, The Hour Of Ten Is Sounding"
33The Yeomen Of The Guard
34"As O'er Our Penny Roll We Sing"
35"Take My Advice -- When Deep In Debt"
36"So Go To Him And Say To Him With Compliment Ironical"
37"The Woman Of The Wisest Wit"
38Entire Finale, Act I
39"The Soldiers Of Our Queen ; If You Want A Receipt For That Popular Mystery"
40"Is Life A Boon?"
41"Take A Pair Of Sparkling Eyes"
42Trial By Jury
43"Ah, Gallant Soldier, Brave And True"
44The Pirates Of Penzance
45"I Know A Youth Who Loves A Little Maid"
46"I Stole The Prince"
47"I Once Was A Very Abandoned Person"
48"Three Little Maids From School"
49"This Helmet, I Suppose"
50"If You Give Me Your Attention I Will Tell You What I Am"
51"A Wandering Minstrel I"
52"My Boy, You May Take It From Me"
53"Is This The Court Of The Exchequer?" ; "When First My Old, Old Love I Knew"
54"Then One Of Us Will Be A Queen"
55"Here's A How-De-Do"
56"Climbing Over Rocky Mountain"
57"I'm Called Little Buttercup"
58Portion From Act I Finale
59"When The Night Wind Howls"
60"Nevermind The Why And Wherefore"
61"A More Humane Mikado"
62The Sorcerer
63"A Nice Dilemma"
64"Society Has Quite Forsaken All Her Wicked Courses"
65"I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General"
67"On A Tree By A River A Little Tom-Tit"
68"Who Are You, Sir?"


  • Composed ByGilbert & Sullivan
  • ConductorIsidore Godfrey (tracks: A1, A8--A9, B1--B5, B6--B10, C1--C3, C4, D4--D9, F1--F6), Royston Nash (tracks: F7--F9, F10--F12), Sir Malcolm Sargent (tracks: D1--D3, E6--E9)
  • Liner Notes [Program Booklet]Richard Traubner
  • OrchestraOrchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (tracks: A3--A7, E1--E5), The New Symphony Orchestra Of London (tracks: A1, B1--B5, C1--C3, C4, D4--D9, F1--F6), The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks: A8--A9, B6--B10)
  • Recording SupervisorBridget D'Oyly Carte


Slipcase box includes the following:
3 vinyl discs
1 program booklet: The Best of Gilbert & Sullivan / The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company ; With Introduction and Commentary by Richard Traubner (24 pp.)
1 hardcover book: Gilbert & Sullivan And Their Victorian World by Christopher Hibbert (New York : American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. ; Book Trade Distribution by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York) copyright 1976 ; ISBN: 0-399-11830-6 ; LCCN: 76-21063.
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12 images submitted: cover, slipcase box ; vinyl disc labels: record 1, sides A & B ; record 2, sides A & B ; record 3 sides A & B ; program booklet's title page, back of title-page ; and 'table of contents' page ; title page of Christopher Hibbert's Gilbert & Sullivan And Their Victorian World ; angular view of the slipcase box.
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no track duration timings are provided in the program booklet or on vinyl disc labels
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Names of orchestras and conductors provided on back of title page of the program booklet. Track A2, Thespis / "Climbing Over Rocky Mountain" is omitted from the listing of works performed by orchestras and their respective conductors.


  • Matrix / Runout (record 1, side a, stamped ('pxt' etched)): 3 CSL 1008-1A-1B --- PXT
  • Matrix / Runout (record 1, side b, stamped ('pxt' etched)): 3 CSL 1008-1B-1A --- PXT
  • Matrix / Runout (record 2, side a, stamped ('pxt' etched)): 3 CSL 1008-2A-1C --- PXT
  • Matrix / Runout (record 2, side b, etched): 3 CSL 1008-2B-1J T
  • Matrix / Runout (record 3, side a, stamped): 3 CSL 1008-3A-1D
  • Matrix / Runout (record 3, side b, stamped ( T etched)): 3 CSL 1008-3B-1H T


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Decca Record Company Limited
  • Copyright (c) – American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.