The Sorcerer (Sullivan, Arthur)

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Original version (1877)

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Editor First edition
Language English
Publisher. Info. London: Metzler & Co., n.d.[1877]. Plate M. 5001.
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Misc. Notes This is a scan of the first edition which differs from the one issued after the revival in 1884, and includes the extended Act I finale, the original opening to Act II. It does not include the Overture nor Alexis' Act II ballad, "Thou Hast the Power", referred to in most scores as "It Is Not Love." Announced as "now ready" in an ad in the Dec. 22 1877 Musical Times.
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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. London: Metzler & Co., n.d.[1877]. Plate M. 5001.
Reprinted New York: William A. Pond & Co., n.d.
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Revised version (1884)

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Publisher. Info. London: Metzler & Co., n.d.(1884)
Reprinted London: J.B. Cramer & Co., n.d.(after 1900). #104504
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Violin and Piano (Sousa)

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Arranger John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)
Publisher. Info. Philadelphia: W.F. Shaw, 1879.
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For Piano solo (Maylath)
See Potpourri on Themes from 'The Sorcerer' (Maylath, Henry)
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General Information

Work Title The Sorcerer
Alternative. Title
Composer Sullivan, Arthur
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1877, rev.1884
First Publication. 1877, 1884 – London: Metzler & Co.
  • Vocal score – Plate M.5001, 130 pages (Original version)
  • Vocal score – Plate M.5001, 137 pages (Revised version)
Librettist William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soloists, Chorus, Orchestra
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Discography (Marc Shepherd)

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