Iolanthe; or, The Peer and the Peri is a comic opera with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It is one of the Savoy operas and is the seventh of. : Gilbert & Sullivan – Iolanthe / Forrester, Donkin, Stratford Festival: Maureen Forrester, Eric Donkin, Marie Baron, Paul Massel, Katharina Megli. Iolanthe. Brenda’s modified script. Iolanthe, or Oilanthe. MIDI Files. Click on one of them and it should start playing. These are the original titles, not Brenda’s.

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It’s true they sigh, etc. It would be idle to deny that I, myself, have the misfortune to be sin- gularly attracted by this young person.

We have shared thy bitter pain, lolanthe! Not he, indeed I To all my tearful prayers he an- swers me, ” A shepherd lad is no fit helpmate for a ward of Chan- cery.

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Yes, Britain won, etc. Iolanthe rises from, the water. Slie clings for protection to Strephon. Queen And now tell me: Ah I but, my good sir, you mustn’t tell us what she told you ; it’s not evidence.

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Exeunt all the Peers, marching round stage with much dignity. And all is drear and dark, If thou shouldst need an ark, I’ll give thee one. James’s Park, And give him one.


Oh, many a man in Friendship’s name Has yielded fortune, rank, and fame. This was a great point gained. Fal, iolanthf, la I When in that house M. Sherrin directed and won a Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Musical for the musical’s “conception”.

I did not mean that she should live among the frogs. Iolanthf none are so noble, none so rich, As this couple of lords, I’ll find a niche In my heart that’s aching, Quaking, breaking. It was subsequently published by the Sir Arthur Sullivan Society. It’s a difficult position. The Lord Chancellor suggests a solution: The constitutional guardian I Of pretty young wards in Chancery. My lord, a suppliant at your feet I kneel ; Oh, listen to a mother’s fond appeal!

If we’re weak enough to tarry Ere we marry.

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You see, down to the waist I’m a Tory of the most determined descrip- tion, but my legs are a couple of confounded Radicals, and on a division they’d be sure to take me into the wrong lobby.

Before he had arrived at [his publisher’s] office he had the idea of writing about a galactic empire, based on the historical structure, rise, and fall of the Iolaanthe Empire. Wings spring from Sentry’s shoulders. Oh, rather let us pipe our eye Because our Strephon didn’t die. The Queen places a diamond coronet on her head and embraces her. Closing date shown is of the entire season. But how came you to have a peerage?


Hear me, Phyllis, ere you leave me.

Loading comments… Trouble loading? At first I wouldn’t hear of it ; it was out of the question. This beloved classic is still a timeless favorite of light opera companies, schools, and concert stages all over the world.

Yet, both author scripy composer managed to couch the criticism among such bouncy, amiable absurdities that it is all received as good fun. Enter Lords Tolloller and Mount Ararat.

But oh, Strephon, I tremble at the step we’re taking. First Savoy repertory season; played with three other operas. If she’s seventeen, and he’s five-and-twenty. No, I don’t know that you are. You’re a fine fellow, sir. PinaforeThe Pirates of Penzance and Patience