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Benatzky, Ralph (1884-1957) Czech

White Horse Inn (libr.): musical comedy (with interpolated songs by Robert Stolz); orig. lyrics by Robert Gilbert; Eng. by Harry Graham; Benatsky / Stolz {Samuel French} 03/015 a-b

Bock, Jerry (1928-2010) American

Fiddler on the Roof (libr.): musical; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick {Chappell} 03/020 a-b

Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976) English

A Midsummer Night's Dream (libr.): opera in 3 acts; adapted from Shakespeare by Benjamin Britten & Peter Pears {Boosey & Hawkes} 03/025-1

Noye's Fludde (libr.): the Chester miracle play; Anon. {Boosey & Hawkes} 03/025-2

Clutsam, George Howard (1866-1951) Australian

Blossom Time (libr.): musical play in 2 acts [with music arr. & derived from Franz Schubert]; lyrics by G H Clutsam, John Drinkwater, H.V. Purcell {Samuel French} 03/031

Donizetti, Gaetano (1797-1848) Italian

L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love) (libr.): comic opera; libretto by Felice Romani {Schirmer} 03/037

Ellis, Vivian (1904-1996) English

Bless the Bride (libr.): light opera; lyrics by A P Herbert {Samuel French} 03/041 a-b

German, Edward (Sir) [=Edward German Jones] (1862-1936) English

Merrie England (libr.): comic opera; librettist: Basil Hood {Chappell} 03/045

Gounod, Charles-François (1818-1893) French

Faust (libr.); [French libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré] {EMI} 03/055

Hanmer, Ronald (1917-1994) English

Viva Mexico! (libr.): comedy musical [based on the music of Latin America]; lyrics by Phil Park {Weinberger} 03/060

Henze, Hans Werner (1926-2012) German

The Bassarids (libr.): opera seria; by W. H. Auden & Chester Kallman {Schott} 03/065

Kern, Jerome David (1885-1945) American

Show Boat (libr.): musical play; book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II {Chappell} 03/070 a-c

Lehár, Ferencz (Franz) (1870-1948) Hungarian

The Merry Widow (libr.): operetta; new lyrics by Phil Park, arr. Ronald Hanmer {Glocken} 03/075 a-d

Loewe, Frederick (1901-1988) Austrian-American

Brigadoon (libr.): musical; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner {Chappell} 03/078-1 a-b

My Fair Lady (libr.): musical; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner {Penguin} 03/078-2

Millöcker, Carl (1842-1899) Austrian

The Dubarry (libr.): musical comedy romance (acting edition); lyrics by Rowland Leigh & Eric Maschwitz; music arr. Theo Makeben & Bernard Grun {Samuel French} 03/085

Monckton, Lionel (1861-1924) English

The Arcadians: [libretto]; lyrics by Arthur Wimperis {Samuel French} 03/089 a-c

Norton, Frederic (1869-1946) English

Chu Chin Chow (libr.): musical tale of the East; told by Oscar Asche {Samuel French} 03/095

Offenbach, Jacques (1819-1880) German-French

La Périchole (libr.); Eng. adapt. Maurice Valency {Boosey & Hawkes} 03/098

Parr, Andrew (20th c.) American

The Dracula Spectacula (libr.): spooky musical; lyrics by John Gardiner {Samuel French} 03/105

Porter, Cole (1891-1964) American

Kiss Me Kate (libr.); lyrics by Cole Porter 03/110

Rodgers, Richard (1902-1979) American

Carousel (libr.); lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd {Williamson} 03/129-1

Oklahoma! (libr.); lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd {Williamson} 03/129-2

Sound of Music (libr.): [musical play]; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd {Williamson} 03/129-4

South Pacific (libr.): [musical play]; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd {Chappell} 03/129-3

Strauss, Johann II (1825-1899) Austrian

Night in Venice (libr.): operetta (new version); lyrics by Sonny Miller; arr. Hans May {Weinberger} 03/150-1 a-b

Pink Champagne (libr.): new adaptation of Die Fledermaus [operetta]; lyrics adapt. Eric Maschwitz; music adapt. Bernard Grun {Samuel French} 03/150-2

Sullivan, Arthur Seymour (Sir) (1842-1900) English

The Emerald Isle, or The Caves of Carrig-Cleena (libr.): comic opera; written by Basil Hood; composed by Arthur Sullivan & Edward German {Chappell} 03/156-1

The gondoliers, or The King of Barataria (libr.): comic opera; written by W.S. Gilbert {Chappell} 03/155-1 a-b

H.M.S. Pinafore, or The Lass that Loved a Sailor (libr.): [comic opera]; [words] by W.S. Gilbert {Chappell} 03/155-2 a-b

Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri (libr.): [comic opera]; [words] by W.S. Gilbert {Chappell} 03/155-3

The Mikado, or The Town of Titipu (libr.): [comic opera]; [words] by W.S. Gilbert {Chappell} 03/155-4 a-b

The Mikado, or The Town of Titipu [new ed.] (libr.): [comic opera]; [words] by W.S. Gilbert {Chappell} 03/155-4 c

The Pirates of Penzance, or The Slave of Duty (libr.): [comic opera]; [words] by W.S. Gilbert {Chappell} 03/155-5

Princess Ida, or Castle Adamant (libr.): [comic opera]; [words] by W.S. Gilbert {Chappell} 03/155-6 a-b

The Rose of Persia or, The Story-teller and the Slave (libr.): [comic opera]; [words] by Basil Hood {Chappell} 03/156-2

Ruddigore, or The Witch's Curse (libr.): [comic opera]; [words] by W.S. Gilbert {Chappell} 03/155-7 a-b

The Sorcerer (libr.): light opera; librettist: W.S. Gilbert 03/155-8

The Yeomen of the Guard, or the Merryman and his Maid (libr.): [light opera]; [words] by W.S. Gilbert {Chappell} 03/155-9

Wagner, Wilhelm  Richard (1813-1883) German

Götterdämmerung (libr.); Ger. libretto Richard Wagner; Eng. trans. &c William Mann {Friends of Covent Garden} 03/178-5

Lohengrin (libr.): opera; paroles françaises de Charles Nuitter [with parallel Eng. text - libretto by Richard Wagner] {Librairie Stock &c} 03/178-1

Das Rheingold (libr.); Ger. libretto Richard Wagner; Eng. trans. &c William Mann {Friends of Covent Garden} 03/178-3

Siegfried (libr.); Ger. libretto Richard Wagner; Eng. trans. &c William Mann {Friends of Covent Garden} 03/178-2

Die Walküre (libr.); Ger. libretto Richard Wagner; Eng. trans. &c William Mann {Friends of Covent Garden} 03/178-4

Willson, Robert Meredith (1902-1984) American

The Music Man (libr.): [musical]; music & lyrics by [Robert] Meredith Willson {Frank} 03/190 a-b

Wilson, Alexander Galbraith ('Sandy') (1924-2014) English

The Boy Friend (libr.): new musical comedy of the 1920s; book, lyrics and music by Sandy Wilson {International} 03/192

Wright, Robert (1914-2005) American

The Great Waltz (libr.): [musical based on themes from Johann Strauss I & II]; music & lyrics by Robert Wright & George Forrest 03/195-2


Wednesday 17th July 2024

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