The Complete Plays (The Savoy Operas #1-13 omnibus)
Gilbert's verses for Sullivan's music are the most fastidiously turned and inventively rhymed in all lyric comedy. As the Savoy Operas enter their second century on a swell of renewed popularity, Gilbert's reputation as the supreme wordsmith of light opera rem
This was a two-volume set prepared and issued by the Folio Society in 1994. It contained an introduction by Fredric Woolbridge Wilson, and was illustrated throughout with reproductions of contemporary lithographs, etchings, and photographs related to the original performances. What a delight to be able to read through these libretti and, when no one is around, sing or hum the songs I know from several of my f ...more
This book contains the 14 operas that Gilbert and Sullivan collaborated on. I have rated the individual plays/operettas separately.