The Sorcerer (Sullivan, Arthur)
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Original version (1877)
London: Metzler & Co., n.d.. Plate M. 5001.
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.
Revised version (1884)
London: Metzler & Co., n.d.(1884)
London: J.B. Cramer & Co., n.d.(after 1900). #104504
This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Violin and Piano (Sousa)
John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)
Philadelphia: W.F. Shaw, 1879.
For Piano solo (Maylath)
|Work Title||The Sorcerer|
|Year/Date of Composition||1877, rev.1884|
|First Publication||1877, 1884 – London: Metzler & Co.
|Librettist||William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Vocal soloists, Chorus, Orchestra|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
|William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's Savoy Operettas|
|Other Operas and Operettas|