ARTHUR SULLIVAN (1842-1900)
   
  premiere recording of original orchestration with new linking dialogue  
 Cox and Box (or The Long Lost Brothers) 35:58  
  A Triumviretta in one act adapted to the lyric stage by F.C. Burnand from J. Maddison Morton's farce Cox and Box  
1 No. 1 Overture 2:27
2 Bouncer: 'It seemed like just another day. . .' 0:15
3 No. 2 Rataplan (Bouncer's Song) 3:20
4 Bouncer: 'Now, for some reason or other' 0:08
5 No. 3 'Stay, Bouncer, Stay!' (Duet) 6:39
6 Bouncer: 'At last he left' 0:46
7 No. 4 'A Lullaby' (Box's Song) 2:36
8 No. 5 'My Master Is Punctual' (Song and Dance) 0:56
9 Bouncer: 'Disaster!' 0:08
10 No. 6 'Who Are You, Sir?' (Trio) 3:58
11 Bouncer: 'Not even ''Rataplan'' could settle this. . .' 0:24
12 No. 7 'The Buttercup' (Duet Serenade) 4:34
13 Bouncer: 'Music, it seemed, wasn't their only mutual interest' 0:15
14 No. 8 'Not Long Ago' (Romance) 5:51
15 Bouncer: 'An ingenious scheme' 1:22
16 No. 10 'My Hand Upon It' (Finale) 1:54
 James Gilchrist tenor - Box
 Neal Davies baritone - Cox
 Donald Maxwell baritone - Sergeant Bouncer
  The edition of Cox and Box used in this recording was edited from Sullivan's autography manuscript and other authentic sources by Roger Harris, and is published by R. Clyde Music Publisher.  
   
 Trial by Jury 32:36  
  A Dramatic Cantata in one act with libretto by W.S. Gilbert. Edited by John Bauser  
17 No. 1 Chorus: 'Hark, the hour of ten is sounding' 3:09
18 No. 1a Defendant: 'Is this the Court of the Exchequer?' 1:02
19 No. 2 Defendant: 'When first my old, old love I knew' 3:07
20 No. 3 Chorus: 'All hail, great Judge!' 2:18
21 No. 4 The Judge's Song. 'When I, good friends. . .' 2:30
22 No. 5 Counsel: 'Swear thou the jury' 1:37
23 No. 6 Chorus of Bridesmaids. Counsel: 'Where's the Plaintiff?' 3:33
24 No. 7 Judge: 'Oh never, never, never. . .' 1:15
25 No. 8 Counsel: 'May it please you, m'lud!' 3:09
26 No. 9 Judge: 'That she is reeling is plain to see!' 0:50
27 No. 10 Defendant: 'Oh gentlemen listen I pray' 1:37
28 No. 11 Judge: 'That seems a reasonable proposition' 0:59
29 No. 12 Judge: 'A nice dilemma we have here' 3:09
30 No. 13 Plaintiff: 'I love him - I love him' 2:25
31 No. 14 Finale. Plaintiff: 'Oh joy unbounded' 1:50
 Rebecca Evans soprano - Plaintiff
 James Gilchrist tenor - Defendant
 Matthew Brook baritone - Counsel for the Plaintiff
 Neal Davies baritone - Usher
 Donald Maxwell baritone - Learned Judge
 David Thaxton baritone - Foreman of the Jury
  Chorus of Bridesmaids, Gentlemen of the Jury  
 Richard Hickox
  11 & 12 December 2004