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- Appreciation Societies for all those who are interested in Gilbert & Sullivan and wish to further their knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of their
lives and works.
- Arthur Sullivan Das neue Bild eines bedeutenden Komponisten.
- David Sandham's Site for information about previous Buxton Festivals and International Diary of Productions.
- Discography. Marc Shepherd's outstanding Gilbert and Sullivan Discography. This discography has been assembled to help G&S aficionados make sense of the wide array of audio and video recordings that are available.
- GSOpera for a Diary of Productions and Benford's Lexicon
- The site of the late Jeffrey Cresswell, containing a wealth of reminiscences of his days with the old D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
- Gilbert and Sullivan Down Under. The history of Gilbert and Sullivan especially in relation to Australia and New Zealand.
- International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival — Official site of the Festival which takes place in Buxton each summer.
- Palm Pirates Site. Gilbert and Sullivan Libretti for palm
computers, maintained by Jason
- Pierpont Morgan Library. Various autograph and copyist manuscripts of Sullivan's music including the manuscript scores of Trial by Jury, H. M. S. Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance.
- Performing Groups. We have links to the sites of over 200 companies world-wide who include the Gilbert and Sullivan in their repertoire.
- Professional Companies. Links to companies who include the Gilbert and Sullivan operas in their repertoire.
- Not Pavarotti. London based group of singers who have a not-so-little list of Ballads, Songs and Snatches for all Gilbert & Sullivan fans.
- The Gilbert and Sullivan Parody Archive. Satire, silliness and patter songs. If you have a parody you would like to suggest, E-mail them at parody AT jeliza.net.
- Cylinder Preservation and Digitisation Project — With funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the UCSB Libraries have created a digital collection of over 6,000 cylinder recordings held by the Department of Special Collections. In an effort to bring these recordings to a wider audience, they can be freely downloaded or streamed online.
On this site you will have the opportunity to find out more about the cylinder format, listen to thousands of musical and spoken selections from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and discover a little-known era of recorded sound. There are transcriptions of early recordings of Gilbert and Sullivan.
- Classical Net features more than 2700 CD reviews, as well as 6000 files and over 4000 links to other classical music web sites.
- European Light Music Site this site by Andrew Lamb is devoted to classical European light music and musical theatre.
- Edward German Discography — maintained by Scott Farrell.
- The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music — Digitised copies of early American editions of sheet music. There are numerous pieces by Sullivan to be found including songs and selections from the operas.
- Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music — Digitised copies of early American editions of sheet music. There are numerous pieces by Sullivan to be found including songs and selections from the operas.
- Parlor Songs In Search of the American Popular Song.
- Victorian and Edwardian Musicals. Colin Johnson has resurrected numerous long-forgotten but tuneful musicals of the era as MIDI Files.
- The Operetta Research Centre Amsterdam is an initiative and developed out of the work of musicologist dr. Kevin Clarke. The emphasis lies on the examination of the so called "Silver Operetta", works from 1905 to 1945 but there are some articles on Gilbert and Sullivan.
- Footlight Notes covering theatre, variety, music hall, vaudeville, musical comedy, ballet, revue, circus, and other popular entertainment from the 1850's through the 1920's.
- MUSICALS 101 A brief history of musical theatre
- National Operatic and Dramatic Association NODA was founded in 1899 "to protect and advance the interests of Operatic and Dramatic Art, and of Societies engaged therein." It has a membership of some 2,300 amateur societies and 2,500 individual enthusiasts throughout the UK, staging musicals, operas, plays, concerts and pantomimes in a wide variety of performing venues, ranging from the country's leading professional theatres to tiny village halls.
- Theatre and Performance at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Following the closure of the Theatre Museum in Covent Garden, the Victoria and Albert Museum has taken over responsibility for its collections. This site contains a lot of information and images relating to the history of British Theatre in general and has some interesting documents relating to early D'Oyly Carte history.
- Hinge and Bracket were two elderly ladies who travelled round the country reminiscing about their days in the Rosa Charles Opera Company and the operas they performed (including most of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas!). They also had successful radio and television series in the UK.
- Fun — From 1862 to 1871 Gilbert was a regular contributor to this magazine, the best of the many competitors to Punch. This magazine is now available on line as part of the University of South Florida Digital Collection.
- The Art Renewal Center the largest on-line Museum on the internet. A work in progress, steadily expanding with thousands of high quality images of the greatest paintings and sculpture in history, the Art Renewal Center is building an encyclopedic collection of essays, biographies and articles by top scholars in the field. It includes images of many famous Victorian paintings.
- Operabase a comprehensive online source of information on opera performance, covering the house, booking and season details of 360 opera houses and festivals around the world. It includes artist schedules, reviews from leading newspapers, mouse-sensitive maps, powerful search and listing tools, and thousands of links to opera-related resources. In five languages.
- Patco Resources, Inc. can determine and verify the public domain or copyright status of any piece of music. They are also experienced at negotiating synchronization rights for commercial uses, as well as licensing rights for merchandising, with both publishers and their agents.
- Victorian Web Sites an exceptionally complete set of links to everything Victorian on the web.
3 June 2014
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