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Gilbert and Sullivan Melodies (Selections from the Savoy Operas)

8 songs (1 hour and 7 minutes) Released on 1 March 2013
1
"THE GONDOLIERS" Selection: For the merriest fellows are we/Allegretto Grazioso/Ah me, you men will never understand/There lived a King/Take a pair of sparkling eyes/Gavotte/A Regular Royal Queen/Dance a cachucha
8:47
2
"THE MIKADO" Selection: Behold the Lord High Executioner/The sun, whose rays are all ablaze/Braid the raven hair/Brightly dawns our wedding day/Willow, Tit Willow/Three little maids from school/A wandering minstrel I/Allegro Besante/Finale, Act 2:
7:36
3
"THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE" Selection: I am a Pirate King!/Ah, leave me not to pine alone/Policeman's chorus/Poor wandering one/The Policeman's song/Oh is there not one maiden breast?/With cat-like tread/Finale, Act 1
8:49
4
"IOLANTHE" Selection: Overture/Opening chorus/None shall part us/If you go in, you're sure to win/When Britain really ruled the waves/March of the Peers/Oh Foolish Fay/Finale, Act 1
8:54
5
"PATIENCE" Selection: Overture/Hey willow waly O!/Silvered is the raven hair/Twenty lovesick maidens we/When I first put this uniform on/I hear the soft note/Love is a plaintive song/When I go out of door/The Soldiers of our Queen
8:28
6
"THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD" Selection: Overture/The Tower Song/Is life a boon?/A man who would woo a fair maid/Like a ghost his vigial keeping/Strange adventure/'Tis done! I am a bride!/Free from his fetters grim/I have a song to sing, O!
9:00
7
"RUDDIGORE" Selection: When the night wind howls/If somebody there chanced to be/I know a youth who loves a little maid/When the buds are blossoming/To a garden full of posies/You understand?/There grew a little flower/My eyes are fully open
8:21
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"H.M.S. PINAFORE" Selection: We sail the ocean blue/I'm called Little Buttercup/I am the Captain of the Pinafore/Sorry her lot who loves too well/When I was a lad I/Let's give three cheers/Farewell my own/Never mind the why and wherefore/He is an Englishm
7:49