The Rose of Persia (Sullivan, Arthur)

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Performer Pages Gilbert and Sullivan Operatic Society Dunedin (company)
Dunedin Symphony Orchestra (orchestra, as Dunedin Civic Orchestra)
Michael Andrewes (conductor/musical director)
Joan Gardiner (leader)
Natalie Ellis (producer)
Robert Mair (Sultan Mahmoud of Persia)
David Thompson (Hassan)
William Hodgson (Yussuf)
Noel Davie (Abdallah)
Charles Agnew (Grand Vizier)
Peter Rowlands (Physician-in-Chief)
Cyril Powell (Royal Executioner)
David Clark (Soldier of the Guard)
Kathleen Padman (Sultana Zubeydah/Rose-in-Bloom)
Ann Steenson (Scent-of-Lilies)
Robyn Schroeder (Heart's-Desire)
Glenda Simkin (Honey-of-Life)
Mona Semke (Dancing-Sunbeam)
Robyn White (Blush-of-Morning)
Effie Cockburn (Oasis-in-the-Desert)
Dianne McKay (Moon-upon-the-Waters)
Nola Walsh (Song-of-Nighingales)
Joyce Jackson (Whisper-of-the-West-Wind)
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Misc. Notes Recorded live, 1969. Enquiries, comments or requests for programme books may be addressed to ragsptrevisited@gmail.com.
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Sheet Music

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Publisher. Info. London: Chappell & Co., 1900. Plate 20872.
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Publisher. Info. London: Chappell & Co., 1900. Plate 20872.
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Misc. Notes Cued with orchestral and libretto cues for use by Musical Director.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Cadenzas

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1899.
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Misc. Notes Dedicated to Ellen Beach Yaw (1869-1947).
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Publisher. Info. Gilbert and Sullivan Archive, 2005.
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Misc. Notes This edition incorporates the cadenza written by Sullivan for Ellen Beach Yaw, and so differs from the version of the song found in the published vocal score.
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General Information

Work Title The Rose of Persia
Alternative. Title The Story-Teller and the Slave
Composer Sullivan, Arthur
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 65
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1899
First Performance. 1899-11-29 — London, Savoy Theatre
First Publication. 1900 – London: Chappell & Co.
Librettist Basil Hood (1868-1917)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation vocal soloists, mixed chorus, orchestra
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