Trial by Jury (Sullivan, Arthur)

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Work Title Trial by Jury
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Juicio por jurado; 陪審團的審判; Суд присяжных
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 186103843; LCCN: no97067218; GND: 300406266; BNF: 155058991
Composer Sullivan, Arthur
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 76
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act (14 numbers)
  1. Hark, the hour of ten is sounding (Chorus), Now, Jurymen, hear my advice (Usher)
    1a. Is this the Court of the Exchequer? (Defendant)
  2. When first my old, old love I knew (Defendant and Chorus), Silence in Court! (Usher)
  3. All hail great Judge! (Chorus and Judge)
  4. When I, good friends, was call'd to the Bar (Judge and Chorus)
  5. Swear thou the Jury (Counsel, Usher),
    Oh will you swear by yonder skies (Usher and Chorus)
  6. Where is the Plaintiff? (Counsel, Usher),
    Comes the broken flower (Chorus of Bridesmaids and Plaintiff)
  7. Oh, never, never, never, since I joined the human race (Judge, Foreman, Chorus)
  8. May it please you, my lud! (Counsel for Plaintiff and Chorus)
  9. That she is reeling is plain to see! (Judge, Foreman, Plaintiff, Counsel, and Chorus)
  10. Oh, gentlemen, listen, I pray (Defendant and Chorus of Bridesmaids)
  11. That seems a reasonable proposition (Judge, Counsel, and Chorus)
  12. A nice dilemma we have here (Ensemble)
  13. I love him, I love him, with fervour unceasing (Plaintiff, Defendant and Chorus),
    The question, gentlemen, is one of liquor (Judge and Ensemble)
  14. Oh, joy unbounded, with wealth surrounded (Ensemble)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1875
First Performance. 1875-03-25 in London, Royalty Theatre
Solo voices, Chorus, Orchestra Arthur Sullivan* (conductor)
First Publication. 1875 - London: Metzler
Librettist William Schwenck Gilbert (1836-1911)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail
Cast
The Learned Judge (comic baritone)
The Plaintiff (soprano)
The Defendant (tenor)
Counsel for the Plaintiff (lyric baritone)
Usher (bass-baritone)
Foreman of the Jury (bass)
Associate (silent)
First Bridesmaid

Chorus

Bridesmaids, Gentlemen of the Jury, Barristers, Attorneys and Public

Orchestra

2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon
2 horns, 2 cornets, 2 trombones
percussion (incl. timpani), strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Gilbert & Sullivan Archive
*G & S Archive Vocal Score
*G & S Archive Libretto
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Marc Shepherd

Extra Information *Sullivan normally conducted only on the opening night.

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