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Sir Arthur Sullivan, Edward German - The Emerald Isle
Sir Arthur Sullivan, Edward German - The Emerald Isle
Performer: Sir Arthur Sullivan, Edward German
Title: The Emerald Isle
Label: Pearl
Country: UK
Released: 1982
Style: Musical
Cat: SHE 574/5
Rating: 4.4/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1757 mb | MP3 size: 1470 mb | WMA size: 1697 mb
Genre: Classical / TV

1Act I (Beginning)
2Act I (Conclusion)
3Act II (Beginning)
4Act II (Conclusion)


Gatefold sleeve.

Includes insert.


  • Other: SHE 574/5 on back and spine. SHE 574 on labels (Record 1). SHE 575 on labels (Record 2).
  • Matrix / Runout: Side A (Etched): SHE 574 A GRAMPIAN
  • Matrix / Runout: Side B (Etched): SHE 574 B GRAMPIAN
  • Matrix / Runout: Side C (Etched): SHE 575 A GRAMPIAN
  • Matrix / Runout: Side D (Etched): SHE 575 B GRAMPIAN


  • Printed By – Howards Printers (Slough) Ltd.


The Emerald Isle or, The Caves of Carrig-Cleena, is a two-act comic opera, with music by Arthur Sullivan and Edward German, and a libretto by Basil Hood. The plot concerns the efforts of an Irish patriot to resist the oppressive re-education programme of the English, which has robbed the Irish of their cultural heritage. A quirky Professor of Elocution who is hired by the English to continue this re-education of the Irish switches sides to help the Irish defend their culture. Sir Edward German 17 February 1862 11 November 1936 was an English musician and composer of Welsh descent, best remembered for his extensive output of incidental music for the stage and as a successor to Arthur Sullivan in the field of English comic opera. Some of his light operas, especially Merrie England, are still performed. As a youth, German played the violin and led the town orchestra of Whitchurch, Shropshire. He also began to compose music. While performing and teaching violin at the. Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO 13 May 1842 22 November 1900 was an English composer. He is best known for 14 operatic collaborations with the dramatist W. Gilbert, including . Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado. His works include 24 operas, 11 major orchestral works, ten choral works and oratorios, two ballets, incidental music to several plays, and numerous church pieces, songs, and piano and chamber pieces. His hymns and songs include Onward, Christian Soldiers and The. The Rose of Persia first debuted in 1899 and The Emerald Isle which was Sullivan's final work and had to be completed by Edward German debuted in 1901. Both works are performed on the disc by the Prince Consort and the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Edinburgh. Edward German, Arthur Sullivan. Arthur Sullivan. Compre vinil, CDs e muito mais deSir Arthur Sullivan no Mercado original cast photos from Sir Arthur Sullivan's final operetta, The Emerald Isle, colorized for the first time on YouTube, and featuring a known as 'The Caves of Carrig-Cleena', this was one half of Gilbert and Sullivan's attempt to encapsulate the Irish via the medium of comic opera. At its heart is a strong defence and promotion of Irish culture a professor tasked with making Irish people more English ends up switching sides - a bit like an operatic version of 'Avatar', but it has fallen out of regular performance despite a strong opening at the Savoy after Sullivan himself had passed away. by Edward Sullivan, Arthur Hood, Basil German Author. 1902 Stage Play: The Emerald Isle. Musical comedy. Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan and Edward German. Libretto by Basil Hood. Directed by R. Produced under the personal direction of Edward German and Robert Courtneidge. Astor Theatre: 11 Nov 1907- 4 Jan 1908 65 performances. Produced by Henry W. German was engaged to finish The Emerald Isle after the death of Arthur Sullivan in 1900, the success of which led to more comic operas, including German's popular Merrie England 1902 and Tom Jones 1907. He also wrote the Just So Song Book in 1903 to Rudyard Kipling's texts and continued to write orchestral music