Cox and Box (Sullivan, Arthur)

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Vocal Scores

 Complete Score (color)
#104718 - 5.44MB, 60 (iv, 56) pp. -  2.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 815x

PDF scanned by Univ, IL
Carolus (2011/6/8)

 Complete Score (monochrome)
#72732 - 4.35MB, 58 (ii, 56) pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1228x

PDF scanned by Univ, IL
Massenetique (2010/7/27)



Publisher Info.:

London: Boosey & Co., n.d.[1871].


Philadelphia: Oliver Ditson Co., n.d.(ca.1900) - with added dialog


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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Song: "Hush'd is the bacon"

For Voice and Piano (Sullivan)
See: Birds in the Night
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General Information

Work Title Cox and Box
Alternative Title The Long Lost Brothers
Composer Sullivan, Arthur
Movements/Sections 1 act
Year/Date of Composition 1866
First Performance 1867-05-11 (public performance)
London: Adelphi Theatre. Arthur Sullivan, conductor
First Publication 1871 – Boosey & Co.
Librettist Francis Cowley Burnand (1836-1917)
after John Maddison Morton (1811-1891) - Box and Cox
Language English
Average Duration 35 minutes
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soloists, Orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Gilbert & Sullivan Archive
*PDF libretto (original version)
*PDF libretto (Savoy version)
*G & S Archive Vocal Score - part 1, part 2
*free downloads - please do not upload here

Discography (Marc Shepherd)
Cox and Box - scores at Sheet Music Plus

Extra Information The public performance was preceded by several private performances, the first given on 23 or 26 May, 1866 with piano accompaniment by the composer.

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