The Sorcerer

Comic opera in two acts by Gilbert & Sullivan

Year of composition:

1877

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, Ahrimanes scene, overture materials




Full (conductor's) score


Description: Typeset full (conductor's) score, 338 pages.

Note:

No. 16, "Dear friends, take pity", is presented in both E ("original key") and D-flat ("alternate key", as found in the Cramer piano/vocal score).

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Orchestra parts


Description:

Set of typeset orchestra parts.

Flutes (2, 2nd doubling Piccolo)

34 pp

Oboe

22 pp

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

40 pp

Bassoon

27 pp

Horns (2)

24 pp

Cornets (2)

11 pp

Trombones (2)

13 pp

Percussion (click here for more information)

13 pp

Violin 1

46 pp

Violin 2

44 pp

Viola

44 pp

Cello

40 pp

Bass

40 pp


Note:

No. 16, "Dear friends, take pity", is presented in both E ("original key") and D-flat ("alternate key", as found in the Cramer piano/vocal score).

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Bb clarinet parts


Description:

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

Note:

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

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Ahrimanes scene

Gilbert's lyrics for this scene survive, but Sullivan's music does not. Reinstating it gives balance and spectacle to Act II, and helps the overall plot of the opera make more sense.

Scene for J. W. Wells, Ahrimanes (basso), and Chorus of Sprites.

Composed by David C. Larrick, lyrics by W.S. Gilbert

Program notes from the premiere performance


Year of composition:

1991

Source of arrangement:

composer

Copyright status:

©1991 by David C. Larrick

Description:

Typeset piano/vocal score, 24 pages.

Typeset full (conductor's) score, 46 pages.

Typeset orchestra parts, for Sullivan's full Sorcerer orchestra, 1 to 3 pages each.

Terms:
Price includes purchase of the materials listed above, plus a performance royalty, which varies depending on audience size and number of performances

Purchase price:

For a typical amateur production, $100

When ordering, please specify the following performance information:

  1. Number of performances
  2. Perfornance dates
  3. Name of performance venue
  4. Seating capacity of performance venue

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Overture materials

Want to program the Sorcerer overture with your orchestra, rather than produce the full opera? Here's everything you'll need.


Description:

Typeset full (conductor's) score, 28 pages, 3-hole punched

Typeset orchestra parts, for Sullivan's full Sorcerer orchestra, 1 to 4 pages each, provided as loose sheets for you to copy and bind for your orchestra as needed.

The clarinet part calls for both players to play both A and Bb instruments. The overture package also includes a version of this part transposed for Bb clarinets throughout.

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