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Arthur Sullivan, a Victorian musician

by Jacobs, Arthur

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900.,
    • Composers -- England -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementArthur Jacobs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML410.S95 J28 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 470 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages470
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3166227M
      ISBN 100193154439
      LC Control Number83008207

      Arthur Sullivan, in full Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, (born , London, England—died Novem , London), composer who, with W.S. Gilbert, established the distinctive English form of the t’s satire and verbal ingenuity were matched so well by Sullivan’s unfailing melodiousness, resourceful musicianship, and sense of parody that the works of this unique. A major British music teacher and scholar, the author's musical examples and opinions tend to be spot on; I know many of Sullivan's works well and cannot find fault with anything Jacobs says/5.

      W. S. Gilbert was one of the giants of nineteenth-century Victorian theatre. He was already the leading young dramatist of his day when he began his celebrated collaboration with Arthur Sullivan, a partnership that produced the great Savoy Operas--still the most popular light operas in the world--and established him at the pinacle of his craft. In , Queen Victoria rewarded Sullivan for his contributions to English music with a knighthood. Sullivan's dearest ambition was to compose grand opera. Carte, wishing to establish an English opera tradition, built the English Opera House, and here Sullivan's opera Ivanhoe, to a libretto by Julian Sturgis, premiered in

      Jacobs, Arthur. Arthur Sullivan: A Victorian Musician. 2nd edition. Aldershot: Scholar Press, The Oxford and Cambridge Theory of Music: V. I: The Elements of Musical Theory and the Rudiments of Harmony. London: George Gill and Sons, The Oxford and Cambridge Theory of Music. V. Arthur Sullivan: A Victorian Musician Hardcover – 13 May by Arthur Jacobs (Author)/5(6).


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Remembered primarily for his collaborations with William Gilbert, Arthur Sullivan was considered the most prodigiously gifted English. Arthur Sullivan book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Remembered primarily for his collaborations with William Gilbert, Arthur S /5. Published in This is a revised, enlarged edition of a book which on its original appearance in was hailed as a landmark in the study of VictorianCited by: Arthur Sullivan (–) was Victorian Britain’s most celebrated and popular composer, whose music to this day reaches a wider audience than that of any of his contemporaries.

Yet the comic operas on which Sullivan’s reputation is chiefly based have been consistently belittled or ignored by the British musicological establishment Cited by: 1.

Serious consideration of Sullivan and of the Victorian age in which he lived has received an enormous boost from Arthur Jacobs, who, with this full-length study of Sullivan and his times (the subtitle, A Victorian Musician, is to be taken seriously), has presented us with an exhaustive discussion of theAuthor: Richard Sherr.

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Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: Arthur Sullivan: A Victorian Musician by Arthur Jacobs' and will not need an account to access the content. 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 personality&#;and this long, stolid.pages Arthur Sullivan: A Victorian Musician Arthur Jacobs pages A young Chinese- American girl and her family move their belongings from their home in Chinatown to the safety of Golden Gate Park during the San Francisco earthquake of 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 operas, 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 of songs. Books about those involved in Victorian English opera.

Books that include discussions on Victorian English opera in Britain and Ireland Arthur Sullivan: A Victorian Musician (Portland: Amadeus Press, ). Kenney, Charles L. A Arthur Sullivan: A Musical Reappraisal.

(Abingdon, UK:. B (SULLIVAN) Arthur Jacobs. Arthur Sullivan, A Victorian Musician, 2nd Edition. Portland, OR, Amadeus, pp. Index; Includes Family Tree; Extensive. The Music of Sir Arthur Sullivan. London: Macmillan. OCLC Jacobs, Arthur ().

Arthur Sullivan: A Victorian Musician. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN Shaw, Bernard (). Dan Laurence (ed.). Shaw's Music: The Complete Music Criticism of Bernard Shaw, Volume 1 (–).

London: The Bodley. Arthur Sullivan, a Victorian musician. [Arthur Jacobs] -- Arthur Jacobs gives in his new and excellent biography a colourful and judicious portrait of the composer He also studies Sullivan's music with lightly-borne erudition and practised skill.

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Arthur Sullivan (–) was Victorian Britain’s most celebrated and popular composer, whose music to this day reaches a wider audience than that of any of his contemporaries. Yet the comic operas on which Sullivan’s reputation is chiefly based have been consistently belittled or ignored by.

Sullivan, Sir Arthur, and Sir William Schenk Gilbert. Ivanhoe. A Romantic Opera with libretto by Julian Sturgis is available on 3 CDs from Pearl/Pavilion Records Ltd, Sparrows Green, Wadhurst, E.

Get this from a library. Arthur Sullivan, a Victorian musician. [Arthur Jacobs]. A revised edition of a book on Sir Arthur Sullivan and Victorian musical life. It presents Sullivan not only as the celebrated co-creator of light operas with W.S.

Gilbert, but also as composer of all sorts of music from symphony and concerto to ballads and hymns ("Onward Christian Soldiers").Arthur David Jacobs (14 June – 13 December ) was an English musicologist, music critic, teacher, librettist and translator.

Among his many books, two of the best known are his Penguin Dictionary of Music, which was reprinted in several editions between andand his biography of Arthur Sullivan, which was praised by critics in Britain and America.B (SULLIVAN) Arthur Jacobs.

Arthur Sullivan, A Victorian Musician. Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp. Index; List of Works; Extensive Bibliography.