Cox and Box (Sullivan, Arthur)

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Performer Pages Gilbert and Sullivan Operatic Society Dunedin (company)
Dunedin Symphony Orchestra (orchestra, as Dunedin Civic Orchestra)
Dennis Bulloch (producer)
Michael Andrewes (conductor/musical director)
Joan Gardiner (leader)
Charles Agnew (Mr. Cox)
Arthur Humby (Mr. Box)
Desmond Wright (Sgt. Bouncer)
Publisher Info. RAGSPT Revisited, 2022.
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Misc. Notes Recorded live, 1971. Savoy version. This recording includes all the dialogue. Enquiries, comments or requests for a programme may be addressed to ragsptrevisited@gmail.com.
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7 more: We sounded the trumpet • Stay, Bouncer, stay! • Hushed is the bacon on the grid • My master is punctual always in business • Who are you, sir? • The Buttercup • Not long ago — Finale

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Performer Pages D'Oyly Carte Opera Company (company)
New Symphony Orchestra of London (orchestra)
Isidore Godfrey (conductor)
Alan Styler (Mr. Cox)
Joseph Riordan (Mr. Box)
Donald Adams (Sgt. Bouncer)
Publisher Info. Decca/London, 1961.
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Misc. Notes Dialogue included. Savoy version, with the additional cut of "My hand upon it, join but yours." Recording on archive.org. Publication information: discogs.com (release), discog.com (master).
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1867.
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17 more: Oboe • Clarinet 1/2 • Clarinet 1/2 • Bassoon • Bassoon (extra) • Horn 1/2 • Horn 1/2 • Trumpet 1/2 • Trumpet 1/2 • Trombone 1/2 • Trombone 1/2 • Percussion • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Double Basses

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Misc. Notes facing pages
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Language English
Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., n.d.[1871].
Reprinted Philadelphia: Oliver Ditson Co., n.d.(ca.1882?). - with added dialog
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Misc. Notes The Ditson edition seems to be mentioned in publications in the 1880s.
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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., n.d.. Plate H.10416.
Reprinted Melville, N.Y.: Belwin-Mills/Kalmus 9744 (1979)
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Misc. Notes Reprint of unknown ed. out of copyright, no notice. Savoy version of the opera (shorter, often performed by D'Oyly Carte Company). Dialogue included.
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Publisher. Info. Boston: Ditson, n.d.(ca.1882?).
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Editor Paul Howarth
Publisher. Info. Gilbert and Sullivan Archive, 2004.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Addfilenum[1]

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
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 9
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1866
First Performance. 1867-05-11 (public performance)
London: Adelphi Theatre. Arthur Sullivan, conductor
First Publication. 1871 – London: Boosey & Co.
Librettist Francis Cowley Burnand (1836-1917)
after John Maddison Morton (1811-1891) - Box and Cox
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soloists, Orchestra
Discography Gilbert & Sullivan Discography
External Links Wikipedia article; Gilbert & Sullivan Archive; 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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