The Gondoliers

Comic opera in two acts by Gilbert & Sullivan


Year of composition:

1889

Source of arrangement:

Kalmus parts

Copyright status:

public domain

G&S Archive link:

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Materials available:

full score, orchestra parts, Bb clarinet parts

Gondoliers features a large cast of named characters and a lengthy, masterful score.  It's quite popular with companies which can undertake a project of its scale.

This Note8 edition is designed to be compatible with the Kalmus parts, but with hundreds of corrections.  For detailed comments about these corrections, click here.


Full (conductor's) score

Description

Typeset full (conductor's) score, including dialogue, 498 pages.
Comparison with Kalmus edition

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Orchestra Parts

Description:

Typeset orchestra parts.
Comparison with Kalmus edition

Flutes (Flute 2 doubles Piccolo)

71 pp

Oboe

47 pp

Clarinets (2, parts call for both A and Bb instruments)

89 pp

Bassoons (2)

51 pp

Horns (2)

41 pp

Cornets (2)

25 pp

Trombones (3)

32 pp

Percussion (click here for more information)

24 pp

Violin 1

79 pp

Violin 2

79 pp

Viola

77 pp

Cello

70 pp

Bass

62 pp

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Bb clarinet parts

Description:

Typeset part for Clarinets 1 and 2, transposed to call for Bb instruments only, 89 pages.

Note:

These Bb clarinet parts are compatible with the manuscript Kalmus edition of the parts, and with the Dover edition, as well as with the Note8 edition described above.

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