Sir Arthur Sullivan, his life and music by Benjamin William Findon

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Published by AMS Press in New York .

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  • Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900,
  • Composers -- England -- Biography

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Statementby B. W. Findon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.S95 F5 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5060207M
ISBN 100404129137
LC Control Number74024084

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Arthur Sullivan, in full Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, (bornLondon, England—died NovemLondon), composer who, with W.S. Gilbert, established the distinctive English form of the operetta.

Gilbert’s satire and verbal ingenuity were matched so well by Sullivan’s unfailing melodiousness. Excerpt from Sir Arthur Sullivan: His Life and Music IN this book I have tried to give as just a View of Sullivan's life and work as it is possible for one who loved him as a kinsman and appreciated his ster ling qualities as a friend and composer.

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Artist Biography by Roberta Klarreich Known in his own time for his serious music as well as for the comic operas that have survived until our own day, English composer Arthur Seymour Sullivan was born in Lambeth, South London; the son of a bandmaster, he was encouraged to pursue his musical talent from an early age.

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May – 22 November ) was an English composer. He is best known for his series of 14 operatic collaborations with the dramatist W. Gilbert, including H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado.

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Buy Arthur Sullivan by Various Artists from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Arthur Seymour Sullivan was an English composer of Irish descent. He was born in the middle of the nineteenth century in London to a musician father.

He showed musical talent from his early childhood, writing his first composition at the age of eight. At twelve, he joined the Chapel Royal as a chorister and received. The following is a list of musical works by the English composer Arthur Sullivan, best known for his operatic collaborations with W.

all, Sullivan's artistic output included 23 Sir Arthur Sullivan, 13 major orchestral works, eight choral works and oratorios, two ballets, one song cycle, incidental music to several plays, numerous hymns and other church pieces, and a large body. Arthur Sullivan Biography, Life, Interesting Facts Childhood And Early Life.

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan was born on 13 of May to parents Thomas Sullivan and Mary Clementina, in Lambeth, London. His father a clarinetist and a military had a brother named Fred and was taught by his father.

A chapter on Sullivan as "The English Offenbach" from the book Gilbert and Sullivan Opera, A History and a Comment, by H. Walbrook, published in London in Sir Arthur Sullivan as a Church Musicianfrom The Musical Times,January 1, Review of the Memorial Concertat the Crystal Palace from The Times, December 10th, Sir Arthur Sullivan: Life Story, Letters, and Reminiscences present Prince Princess Ida produced published question received regard rehearsal remarks replied result Royal score seemed side sing Sir Arthur songs speak success tell theatre thing thought tion told took tunes vocal voice whole write written wrote young about Rossini's music.

InNovello published a collection of fifty six hymn tunes by Sullivan which included four unpublished tunes whose manuscripts were found amongst his papers after his death. For some, Sullivan's hymn tunes represent the epitomy of Victorian sentimentality, and it must be admitted that several of them provide ammunition for those who would argue that Sullivan turned to.

Sir Arthur Sullivan Born in London inArthur Sullivan trained at the Chapel Royal, the Royal Academy of Music and the Leipzig Conservatoire. His incidental music to Shakespeare’s The Tempest made him an overnight celebrity when it was performed at the Crystal Palace in The Life and Work of Sir Arthur Sullivan by Reginald Allen (New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, ) is actually a reprint of the catalog of an exhibition of Sullivania held in New York in the spring of Arthur Sullivan 13 May –22 November SIR ARTHUR SEYMOUR SULLIVAN, born in London, ; son of Mr.

Thomas Sullivan, a musician, a native of Cork; was a chorister in the Chapel Royal, to ; elected Mendelssohn scholar at the Royal Academy of Music, London, ; studied there under Sir John Goss and Sir W.

Sterndale Bennett till. Discography of Sir Arthur Sullivan: Hymns. Before his career took off as a comic opera composer, Sullivan made his living composing hymns and songs. The most famous of his hymns is surely "Onward, Christian soldiers," but he wrote many dozens of others. Sir Arthur Sullivan Society, Looe.

likes 17 talking about this. Society promoting the music of Arthur Sullivan (). Look here for announcements of performances, CDs, books ers: The musical arm of this dramatic duo lived a very interesting and diverse life.

Initially finding extensive success through his classical training, Arthur Sullivan's true fame was achieved through his genius as a composer of musical comedies. Unfortunately, this team split up, and Sullivan attempted to continue his work in other genres.

Basil Willett Charles Hood (5 April – 7 August ) was a British dramatist and lyricist, perhaps best known for writing the libretti of half a dozen Savoy Operas and for his English adaptations of operettas, including The Merry Widow.

He embarked on a career in the British Army, rising to the rank of captain, while writing theatrical pieces in his spare time. Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May – 22 November ) was an English composer.

He is best known for 14 operatic collaborations with the dramatist W. Gilbert, including H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The works include 24 operas, 11 major orchestral works, ten choral works and oratorios, two ballets, incidental music to. Monument to Sullivan, Embankment Gardens, London, by William Goscombe John; Criticism.

Comic Style and Character Psychology in the Music of Arthur Sullivan; Sex and and Gender in Gilbert & Sullivan; Related Material. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (homepage) Bibliography. Baily, Leslie. The Gilbert and Sullivan Book. London: Spring Books, Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May – 22 November ) was an English composer.

He is best known for 14 operatic collaborations with the dramatist W. Gilbert, including H.M.S. B.W. Findon, Sullivan's cousin and a legatee of his Will, in his book 'Sir Arthur Sullivan, His Life and Times' (, pp) records: '.

on October 29 he [Sullivan] exposed himself to a piercing wind in order to see the return of the City Imperial Volunteers between 6 and 7am on Thursday morning, Novem he partook of a light breakfast, and there was nothing in his. "Sir Arthur Sullivan: Life-story, Letters and Reminiscences".

Book by Arthur Lawrence, London: James Bowden, p. – Novem was an English composer, of Irish and Italian descent, best known for his operatic collaborations with librettist W. Gilbert, including such continually-popular works as H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, and The Mikado.

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, –, English composer, famous for a series of brilliant comic operas written in collaboration with the librettist W.

a boy he sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal. s Herbert Sullivan and Newman Flower, Sir Arthur Sullivan: His Life, Letters, and Diaries (London, ). 6 See Arthur Jacobs, "The Secret Diaries of Sir Arthur Sullivan," High Fidelity and Musical America, XXVII/5 (May I), Author: Richard Sherr.

Sullivan's Life. Sullivan’s father was an Irish military musician who eventually was posted to the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall. His early musical promise led to his being a chorister at the Chapel Royal, and he studied at the Royal Academy of Music Born: Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan ( – Novem ) was an English composer best known for his operatic collaborations with librettist W.

Gilbert. His artistic output included 23 operas, 13 orchestral works, 8 choral or oratorio works, 2 ballets, incidental music to several plays, and numerous hymns and other church pieces, songs, parlour ballads, part songs. Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan ( ) was an English composer. He is best known for his series of 14 operatic collaborations with dramatist W.

Gilbert, including such enduring works as H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The an composed 23 operas, 13 major orchestral works, eight choral works and oratorios, two ballets, incidental music to 4/5.

Walter J. Wells: Souvenir of Sir Arthur Sullivan. Newnes A “brief sketch of his life and works” with “portraits, facsimiles and illustrations”. These give the book its continuing value. Niche. David Mackie: Arthur Sullivan and the Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain.

RSM ISBN Arthur Sullivan, Soundtrack: Star Trek: Insurrection. Arthur Sullivan was a composer, born in London in and died in His father was a military bandmaster, and Arthur composed his first anthem at the age of eight.

He studied at London's Royal Academy of Music after being awarded the inaugural Mendelssohn Scholarship at 14 years of age. Sullivan was one half of Gilbert & Sullivan Occupation: Soundtrack, Music Department, Composer.

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan. The English composer Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan () collaborated with the librettist Sir William Gilbert to produce operettas that are the finest examples of light, satirical comedy in the English musical theater.

Arthur Sullivan had a thorough schooling in music, beginning early with instruction from his father, who was then bandmaster. Ian Bradley tells the story of its composition in his new book on Sir Arthur Sullivan’s sacred music, Lost Chords and Christian Soldiers (SCM Press, £25).Sullivan was staying with a couple.

"The Absent-Minded Beggar" is an poem by Rudyard Kipling, set to music by Sir Arthur Sullivan. Sullivan was an English composer best known for his comic musical opera collaborations with the librettist W. S. Gilbert.The English composer Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan () collaborated with the librettist Sir William Gilbert to produce operettas that are the finest examples of light, satirical comedy in the English musical theater.

Arthur Sullivan had a thorough schooling in music, beginning early with instruction from his father, who was then bandmaster at the.In contrast to previous Sullivan biographers, who have suppressed references to Sir Arthur's sex and gambling activities, Jacobs lingers weightily over each and every hint in the bachelor-composer's letters and diaries.

Unfortunately, however, these occasional revelations (or speculations) don't really contribute much to a sense of Sullivan's elusive .

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