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And I have journey'd for a month

Opera details:

Opera title:

The Mikado

Composer:

Arthur Sullivan

Language:

English

Synopsis:

The Mikado Synopsis

Libretto:

The Mikado Libretto

Translation(s):

Not entered yet.

Recitative details:

Type:

recitative

Role(s):

Nanki-Poo / Pooh-Bah

Voice(s):

Tenor / Baritone

Act:

1.04b

Previous scene: Young man, despair
Next scene: Behold the Lord High Executioner

The Mikado (Act 1) - Sir Charles Mackerras & Welsh Nat'l Opera - Gilbert & Sullivan

Singer(s): Donald Adams Richard Van Allan Richard Suart

The Mikado was the ninth of fourteen Gilbert & Sullivan operatic collaborations. It opened on March 14, 1885, in London, where it ran at the Savoy Theatre for 672 performances. To this day, it is the most popular and most performed of their operas. It has also been translated into many languages.

Song Notations (courtesy of Anthony Rule):
"If you want to know who we are" - 00:00
"A Wand'ring Minstrel I" - 3:01
"Our great Mikado, virtuous man" - 7:21
"Young man, despair" - 10:18
Recit., "And have I journey'd for a month" - 13:02
"Behold the Lord High Executioner" - 13:52
"As some day it may happen" - 16:30
"Comes a train of little ladies" - 18:31
"Three little maids from school are we" - 20:44
"So please you, sir, we much regret" - 22:17
"Were you not Ko-Ko plighted" - 24:12
"I am so proud" - 26:41
Finale Act 1, "With aspect stern and gloomy stride" - 29:41
• "The threatened cloud has passed away" - 31:57
• "Your revels cease" - 34:08
• "For he's going to marry Yum-Yum" - (Pitti-Sing 37:23) 37:48
• "The hour of gladness" - 38:44
• "Ye torrents roar!" - 41:31

Link to Act 2
--CAST--

The Mikado of Japan--------------Donald Adams
Nanki-Poo-----------------------------Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Ko-Ko-----------------------------------Richard Suart
Pooh-Bah------------------------------Richard Van Allan
Pish-Tush-----------------------------Nicholas Folwell
Yum-Yum-----------------------------Marie McLaughlin
Pitti-Sing------------------------------Anne Howells
Peep-Bo-------------------------------Janice Watson
Katisha---------------------------------Felicity Palmer

Chorus of Schoolgirls, Nobles, Guards and Coolies

Orchestra and Chorus of the Welsh National Opera
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras

Recorded 1992

Information from album notes, Wikipedia, and oakapplepress dotcom.

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